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115. Introduction to Theatre (3) (F, S) A survey of the components of the theatre arts. Included are introductions to theatre history, dramatic literature and theory, play production, and criteria for performance evaluation. Play production surveys the skills of acting, directing, scenic design, costume design, lighting design, and playwriting. Attendance at selected stage productions is required. Open to all students.

123. Acting I (3) (F) Exercise in discipline and study of the techniques for achievement of increased personal perception leading to believable character portrayal.

124. Acting II (3) (W) Exercise in discipline and study of the techniques for achievement of increased personal perception leading to believable character portrayal.

126. Makeup (1) (F) An introduction to theories of makeup through changing the appearance of the actor to correspond with character interpretation. Fee required.

141. Costume Construction (2) (F, W) Costume design and construction. Includes lectures, readings, and lab hours in the costume shop.

199R. Service Leadership Internship in Theatre (1-3) (F, W, S) Off-campus service learning. Activities related to the major and employment will be approved. Prior approval is necessary, a program coordinated by a faculty member and an on-site supervisor.

220. Technical Theatre (3) (S) Focus is on the practical information necessary to design and implement the technical aspects of production. This includes theory of scenery and property design and construction, painting for the stage, lighting, design renderings and/or set models, and laboratory experience in the craft.

221. Voice and Diction (3) (W) Beginning work on voice, diction, and oral interpretation (poetry and dramatic literature). Methodology includes Linklater breathing, relaxation, articulation. Includes the International Phonetic Alphabet.

260R. Theatre Workshop (2) (F, W, S) Work in a dramatic production as crew.

285R. Repertory Theatre (1-4) (F, W, S) Work in a dramatic production as cast. Registration by permission of instructor.

361. Directing (3) (W) Directing theories and procedures culminating in the production of a one-act play by each student.

390R. Special Topics in Theatre (1-3) (Variable).

399R. Internship in Theatre (1-12) (F, W, S) Credit for applied experience in theatre. Prior approval must be obtained and coordinated by a faculty member and onsite supervisor.