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DRAM  1120  Theater Practicum I
Practicum in theater open to all students with emphasis on technique and procedures with experience gained in play productions. Additionally, this course is a practicum in theatre with emphasis on performance techniques and procedures, including a performance role in a college production. Flexible enrollment. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. 1 credit hour. (A)  Note: Students may take DRAM 1120, DRAM 1121, DRAM 2120, and DRAM 2121 for a combined total of no more than 4 credit hours.

 

DRAM  1121  Theater Practicum II
Practicum in theater open to all students with emphasis on technique and procedures with experience gained in play productions. Additionally, this course is a practicum in theatre with emphasis on theatre techniques and procedures, including technical responsibilities in the production of a college play. Flexible enrollment. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. 1 credit hour. (A)  Note: Students may take DRAM 1120, DRAM 1121, DRAM 2120, and DRAM 2121 for a combined total of no more than 4 credit hours.

 

DRAM  1310  Theatre Appreciation
Survey of theater including its history, dramatic works, stage techniques, production procedures, and relation to other art forms. Participation in productions may be required.  Prerequisite: Meet TSI standard for INRW 0315; or equivalent. 3 credit hours. (A)

 

DRAM  1322  Stage Movement
Principles, practices, and exercises in awareness, relaxation, freedom, flexibility, and expressiveness in the actor’s physical instrument. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)

 

DRAM  1330  Stagecraft I
Study and application of the methods and components of theatrical production which may include one or more of the following: theater, facilities, scenery construction and painting, properties, lighting, costume, makeup, sound, and theatrical management.  Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)

 

DRAM  1341  Stage Makeup
Design and execution of makeup for the stage performer. Includes discussion of makeup principles and practical experience of makeup application. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)  

 

DRAM  1342  Costume Technology
Introduction to the process and application of the fundamental skills of costume production, modification, and maintenance. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)  

 

DRAM  1351  Acting I
An introduction to the fundamental principles and tools of acting as used in auditions, rehearsals, and performances. This may include ensemble performing, character and script analysis, and basic theater terminology. This exploration will emphasize the development of the actor's instrument: voice, body and imagination. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)

 

DRAM  1352  Acting II
Exploration and further training within the basic principles and tools of acting, including an emphasis on critical analysis of oneself and others. The tools include ensemble performing, character and script analysis, and basic theater terminology. This will continue the exploration of the development of the actor's instrument: voice, body and imagination.  Lab required. Prerequisite: DRAM 1351 or consent of Instructor. 3 credit hours. (A)

 

DRAM  2120  Theater Practicum III
Practicum in theater open to all students with emphasis on technique and procedures with experience gained in play productions. Additionally, this course is a continuation of DRAM 1120, and is a practicum in theatre with emphasis on advanced performance techniques and procedures; as well as specialized training in practical skill areas related to performance. Flexible enrollment. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. 1 credit hour. (A)  Note: Students may take DRAM 1120, DRAM 1121, DRAM 2120, and DRAM 2121 for a combined total of no more than 4 credit hours.

 

DRAM  2121  Theater Practicum IV
Practicum in theater open to all students with emphasis on technique and procedures with experience gained in play productions. Additionally, this course is a continuation of DRAM 1121, and is a practicum in theatre with emphasis on advanced theatre techniques and procedures; as well as specialized training in practical skill areas related to technical theatre areas and theatre technology. Flexible enrollment. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. 1 credit hour. (A)  Note: Students may take DRAM 1120, DRAM 1121, DRAM 2120, and DRAM 2121 for a combined total of no more than 4 credit hours.

 

DRAM 2331 Stagecraft II
Continued study and application of the methods and components of theatrical production which may include one or more of the following: theater facilities, scenery construction and painting, properties, lighting, costume, makeup, sound and theatrical management. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)

  

DRAM  2335  Theater Design
Survey of principles and practices of theater design and its elements. The fundamentals of art and their application to major areas of theatrical design. Lab required. Prerequisite: DRAM 1330. 3 credit hours. (A)

 

DRAM  2336  Voice for the Actor
Principles, practices, and exercises in awareness, relaxation, freedom, flexibility, and expressiveness in the actor’s vocal instrument. 3 credit hours. (A)  

 

DRAM  2351  Acting III
Development of basic skills and techniques of acting including increased sensory awareness, ensemble performing, character analysis, and script analysis. Emphasis on the mechanics of voice, body, emotion, and analysis as tools for the actor.  Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)

 

DRAM  2355  Script Analysis
Examination of foundational skills for understanding the structure and content of play scripts for interpretation and conceptualization in theater productions by directors, designers, actors, and technicians. Introduces students to significant plays in the history of dramatic literature in the playwright’s social and cultural context. 3 credit hours. (A)

 

DRAM  2361  History of Theater I
Study of the history of the theater from primitive times through the Renaissance. Prerequisite: Meet TSI standard for INRW 0315; or equivalent.  3 credit hours.  (A)

 

DRAM  2362  History of Theater II
Study of the history of the theater from the Renaissance through today. Prerequisite: Meet TSI requirement for INRW 0315; or equivalent. 3 credit hours. (A)

 

DRAM  2366  Film Appreciation
Survey and analyze cinema including history, film techniques, production procedures, selected motion pictures, and cinema's impact on and reflection of society.  Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A) Note: Students may take either DRAM 2366 or COMM 2366, but not both.

 

DRAM  2389  Academic Co-op Drama
Integrates on campus study with practical hands-on work experience in drama. In conjunction with class seminars, the student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of drama.  Contact the Cooperative Work Experience Office. 3 credit hours.  (A)

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