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The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to Theater Production (THE312)

Location: 
The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, 39 West 19th Street, New York, NY.
Length: 
48 hours (16 weeks).
Dates: 

August 2011- December 2013.

Learner Outcomes: 
Students will be able to describe the history of the development of the physical theater space in the western theater tradition; appreciate a play from a visual perspective and implement the basic tools of the designers; discuss a play from the view of each of the design disciplines; discuss the organizational structure and personnel of the modern theater.
Instruction: 
This introductory class will exposure students to the world of design and technical theatre in order to provide an overall view of how to achieve a unified theatrical production. Topics include: desgining/technology for scenery, lighting, costumes, props, sound, production and stage Management, as well as various positions, title and duties of the personnel involved in creating a production.
Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hour in Theatre, Drama, Communications, or Radio and Television (7/12).

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