Lighting Design for the Theater|
Spring 2021 not offered
|Course Cluster and Certificates: Integrated Design, Engineering & Applied Science Minor|
This course will introduce students to the history, basic principles, and practical application of lighting design through lecture, demonstrations, and projects. Students will develop a deeper understanding of the applications of light in storytelling, which will help them communicate with collaborators.
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|Course Format: Studio||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Prerequisites: THEA105 OR DANC105
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (IDEA-MN)(THEA)
Richard Dunham, STAGE LIGHTING
|Examinations and Assignments: |
The actual design of a production, two theoretical designs, one research project, one written exam.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Admission to studio, performance, project and tutorial courses in theater is at the discretion of individual instructors, who take into account estimated talent, experience and the need to form balanced and effective working ensembles. Projects must be approved by the department.
The Theater Department organizes a variety of performances for students enrolled in its courses. Field trips to see performances off campus are integrated into course syllabi. Instructors will notify students of all dates at the beginning of the semester and costs for all course field trips are covered (specifically, transportation to and from the performance and tickets). Any potential scheduling conflicts for field trips should be discussed with faculty members. Once students indicate that they are going and tickets are purchased, it is assumed they will attend. (Students backing out of field trips they had said they would attend will be asked to cover the cost of their ticket.)Performances of visitors to Wesleyan's Center for the Arts are integrated into course syllabi and students are required to attend these performances unless otherwise negotiated with instructors. Tickets for performances are available to students at the Box Office in Usdan at the reduced price of $6.00.
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