Theatre 333

THEA 333: Theatre Design II

Prerequisites: THEA 330 and sophomore standing

Credit Hours: (3) Two hours lecture; two hours laboratory

Detailed study of design for scenery, lighting and costuming beginning with research, then developing and executing the design. Students will work in each design area and be introduced to multiple mediums used for rendering, rendering techniques, hand drafting, CAD drawing/drafting, sketching and research work.


Detailed Description of Content of Course

The purpose of the course is to continue the development in each design area with increased focus on the practical aspects of presenting one’s ideas.

1. Students will explore the many mediums and combinations of mediums for renderings.

2. Students will be exposed to CAD drafting/drawing software.

3. Students will explore sketching techniques used to present ideas.

4. Student will continue to explore the collaborative process by developing projects for each design area.


Detailed Description of Conduct of Course

An informal approach in which the discovery of the principles used in scenery, lighting and costuming will be emphasized.


Goals and Objectives of the Course

1. Students will further solidify research skills and methodology

2. Students will have a working knowledge of mediums and their use for rendering techniques.

3. Students will have working knowledge of CAD software.

4. Students will be able to demonstrate skills necessary to work as a collaborative member of a design team.


Assessment Measures

Graded assignments will include but not be limited to the completion and presentation of a theatrical design in each of the three areas. Students will produce CAD generated draftings.


Other Course Information



Review and Approval

April, 2009