Course Content and Outcomes Guide for TA 190A Effective Fall 2019
- Course Number:
- TA 190A
- Course Title:
- Projects in Theatre 1A
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
- Special Fee:
Course DescriptionProvides an opportunity to co-design an independent project associated with the current mainstage theatre production. Includes an assigned role within the production team which may be off stage, front of house, or backstage. Requires a contract with the theatre arts instructor covering the course expectations. Audit available
Addendum to Course Description
Projects in Theatre is designed to allow a student to do an in-depth
study of some aspect of a theatre. The student will be required to
develop his/her own contracts with an assigned instructor. This
course carries 3 credits with hours contracted with the supervising
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon completion of the course students should be able to:
- Prepare the theatre box office and lobby area prior to and during a performance.
- Create and disseminate publicity materials to support the marketing of the theatre production.
- Prepare for and demonstrate proficiency in an agreed upon backstage role.
- Meet learning outcomes specific to this project as mutually agreed upon by the student and instructor in advance through a written learning contract, and as appropriate to the credit awarded for this course.
Course Activities and Design
Student will be assigned a role in the creation of a theatre production and be guided through the undertaking of the responsibilities involved with the instructor and other production leaders.
As details of these roles may vary from production to production, the student will be asked to co-create a contract with the instructor that will be used to assess the work at the end of the production and term.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Graded assignments (attendance, participation, note taking, assigned readings, tasks, paperwork)
Address collaboration skills with team and self in production post-mortem.
Self-assessment with mentor.