SRJC Course Outlines

6/21/2024 7:01:26 AMTHAR 25 Course Outline as of Fall 1981

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Discipline and Nbr:  THAR 25Title:  TECH THETR PROD LAB  
Full Title:  Technical Theatre Production Lab
Last Reviewed:4/23/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR9.00 Contact DHR157.50
 Contact Total9.00 Contact Total157.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  34 - 4 Enrollments Total
Also Listed As: 

Catalog Description:
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Technical preparation and presentation of plays for public performances.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Technical preparation & presentation of plays for public performances.
(Grade Only)

Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:34 - 4 Enrollments Total


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 CID Descriptor: THTR 192 Technical Theatre in Production SRJC Equivalent Course(s): THAR25 OR THAR25.1 OR THAR25.2 OR THAR25.3 OR
THAR25.4 OR THAR25.5

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The students will:
1.  Demonstrate an awareness, respect and appreciation of the professional
   responsibilities of a technician associated with the preparation and
   performance of a theatrical production before a paying public
2.  Develop skills in the practical aspects of teching a production,
   outside the classroom.
3.  Demonstrate an understanding of the evolution of a production, from
   script to performance.
4.  Recognize and exhibit the discipline of backstage etiquette.
5.  Assess the responsibilities the actors and designers in relation
   to the technician.
6.  Demonstrate an understanding of the technicians responsibilities to
   the rest of the ensemble.

Topics and Scope
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Depending on the nature and production style of the particular play
to be performed, the following topics will be studied:
1.  Traditional structure of production staff.
     A. Responsibilities.
     B. Delegation of authority.
     C. Relationships of designers and director.
2.  Specific technical staff.
     A. Lighting.
          1. follow spots
          2. dimmer board
          3. hand and focus
          4. patching
     B. Scenery.
          1. construction and painting
          2. basic welding and carpentry
          3. scene shifting
          4. rigging and flying
     C. Props.
          1. construction
          2. scene shifting
     D. Costumes.
          1. basic sewing techniques
          2. dressing
          3. the quick change
     E. Make-up.
          1. make-up application
          2. hair dressing
3.  The process of technical rehearsal and performance.
     A. Paper tech.
     B. Pre-tech.
     C. Technical rehearsals.
     D. Dress rehearsals.
     E. Performances.

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1.  Maintain a regular work schedule in production assignments.
2.  Exhibit rehearsal skills as demanded by the production schedule.
3.  Be prompt and regular in rehearsal attendance.
4.  Respond dependably to all calls.
5.  Maintain an amiable and supportive attitude to fellow technicians
   and actors.
6.  Perform assigned tasks in a conscientous and dedicated manner.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
50 - 80%
Class performances, Field work
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 50%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Script of selected play.

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