Department: Department of Theatre & Dance
Course No.: DA/TH 105 & 305
Title of Course: Rehearsal and Production - Spring 2015
Hilary Peterson (Email: email@example.com / Phone: x7492)
Catalog Descriptions and Credit Hours of Course:
Training and practical, hands-on experience in performance, crew work, and all aspects of technical production through active participation in the mounting of departmental productions. May be repeated. (1 hour credit)
Purposes or Objectives of the Course:
Student Learning Outcomes
Expectations of Students:
Although not every area listed below will be covered each week, a typical format is as follows:
Textbook(s) and/or Other Required Materials or Equipment:
Basis for Student Evaluation:
NOTE #1: If a student is absent from their scheduled shop hour time slot for two consecutive weeks, that student will
NOTE #2: Students will not be able to sign-up for work hours in the Shops after Friday, March 6th.
NOTE #3: You can get hours for the following: Working in the Scene Shop or Costume Shop; Crewing a Second Stage Show; Ushering; Cleaning T&D Spaces; Recruitment Help; Departmental Promotion Activities
NOTE #1: The production assignment is a pass/fail grade. If you fail this portion
of the course, you may receive credit by completing an additional 32 hours of lab work.
NOTE #2: Production Assignments will be made using an online survey that all students are required to complete regardless of current status in a production. All surveys are to be filled out by the 2nd Wednesday class meeting.
NOTE #3: Crew assignments will be posted no later than the 3rd Wednesday class meeting. If you are assigned a crew position that will not work for you, you have until the 4th Wednesday class meeting to contact the Technical Director about re-assignment. After that date has passed, you must either fulfill the original assignment or choose to complete 32 additional hours in the shop.
Our doors are always open to students. If you have any questions or concerns about a project, an assignment, a grade, or anything else pertaining to your academic or professional development, please discuss the matter with us. Ninety-five percent of all questions and problems can be solved through open and direct dialogue.
It is the professor's prerogative to change or modify this syllabus at any point in the semester.
You are responsible for any material given on a day you were absent. There are no makeup sessions. ("Academic Policies and Procedures: Absence from Class," Southeast Missouri State University Undergraduate Bulletin: 2009-2010, pp. 17.)
Questions, comments or requests regarding this course should be taken to your instructor. Unanswered questions or unresolved issues involving this class may be taken to Dr. Kenneth L. Stilson, Department Chair.
|1/21||Welcome Back: Syllabus, Calendar and Announcements Senior Showcase Breakout – Kenn, Dance Studio|
|1/28||Creating Your Own Opportunities – Kenn|
|2/4||Summer Study, Internships and Careers in Theatre and Dance – Hilary and Roxanne|
|2/11||Breakout Groups (ACDA Meeting – Hilary/Philip, CAC Dance Studio; King and I Performance – Kenn, Kent Library; Microphone Techniques – Phil, Flex Booth; Laban – Roxanne, Flex)|
|2/18||Performance Day (Senior Showcase Dance Auditions)|
|2/25||St. Louis Regional Arts Commission Lecture – Shuck Recital Hall (12:20)|
|3/11||Breakout Groups (Making Food Props – Staci, Scene Shop; “Red” by John Logan (staged reading) – Kenn, Flex; ACDA Meeting – Hilary/Philip, RCC 119)|
|3/25||Performance Day (Senior Showcase Scene/Song Audition)|
|4/1||Fall 2015 Advising Day|
|4/8||Breakout Groups (Senior Showcase – Kenn/Michelle, Rm 403; Imagery for Dance Technique – Hilary, CAC Dance Studio; Acting with Bullwhip – Bart, Flex; Knot Tying – Jonathan, Scene Shop)|
|4/22||Breakout Groups (Tap Basics – Michelle, RCC Studio; Model Making – Staci, Scene Shop; Dance Critique/Discussion – Philip, CAC Studio; Unions – Mac, Flex)|
|5/6||No Class – BFA Juries|