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 Course Title:   Theater Workshop

 Title Abbreviation:   Theatre Workshop

 Department:    DRMA

 Course #:    151

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1.5

 CIP:    500501

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2013


 Course Description  

This is a practical workshop during which students will provide technical support for the play(s) being produced by the Theater Arts department. Duties may include set construction, lighting, costuming, house management, publicity or assignment to a running crew. Running crews will work from production week through closing.

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Elective  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
N/A

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. to work independently and meet deadlines.
  2. to work as part of group in support of group goals.
  3. to work in a safe manner around a variety of tools and in a variety of work situations.
  4. the safe operation of tools as necessary to complete tasks associated with play production.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

1. Information Literacy

Definition: Recognizing when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
1.1 Determine the extent of information needed.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.1 Identify and express concepts, terms, and facts related to a specific discipline.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.3 Demonstrate effective listening skills.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.3 Apply successful organizational strategies of planning, goal setting, prioritizing, resolving conflict, and managing time to specific goals and/or projects.

7. Aesthetics & Creativity

Definition: Interpreting human experience through engagement with creative processes and aesthetic principles.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
7.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the creative process.

10. Technology

Definition: Understanding the role of technology in society and using technology appropriately and effectively.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
10.3 Use technology appropriate to the context and task to effectively retrieve and manage information, solve problems, and facilitate communication.

Course Contents

  1. goal setting and estimating time on task required for a variety of jobs associated with play production.
  2. working as part of a group; individual and group responsibilities.
  3. the play production process and the duties of various technicians and operators in that process.
  4. using equipment safely and efficiently.