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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to Theater Production (THE312)

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

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.
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).