THEA 1000. Career Planning. 0 cr.
Teaches the basics of the theatre business to include resume and
portfolio preparation, personal record keeping and career paths.
THEA 1005. Theatre Production Laboratory. 1 cr.
Provides practice in one of the many theatre skills through participation in university productions. Open to all students. Course not designed to accompany any other course. May be repeated for a maximum of three hours credit. F, Sp, Su
THEA 1010. Theatre Fundamentals: Skills. 2 cr.
Teaches the basic skills required to function in a production company: Production Organization, Scene Shop Skills, Property Operations, Electrical Operations, Scene Painting, Sound Operations, Costume Shop Operations, Wardrobe Operations, and Make-up Operations. F
THEA 1011. Theatre Fundamentals: Aesthetics. 2 cr.
Teaches fundamentals of design theory, stage movement and dramatic theory to include genres and styles. Sp
THEA 1091. Enjoying Theatre. 3 cr.
Seeks to improve appreciation and understanding of theatre art to include playwriting, acting, directing, designing (scenery, lighting, costumes and make-up) and managing. The course gives emphasis to critical observation and thinking skills. F, Sp
THEA 2007. Make-Up.2 cr.
Teaches basic skills of make-up design and application for straight and character roles in theatre, television and film. Selected special applications are taught. Laboratory hours on TheatreWorks.ULM productions and student make-up kit are required. F, Sp
THEA 2021. Beginning Acting. 3 cr.
Teaches the basic skills of memorization, relaxation, concentration, physicalization, vocal control and script interpretation through exercises and scene study.
THEA 3000. Directed Study - E-TV. 3 cr.
Content Varies. A. Drama: Play, performances, and perception. No more than 12 semester hours may be applied toward degree requirements.
THEA 3001. Scenic Construction. 3 cr.
Teaches principles and techniques for the building, rigging and shifting of scenery through study, exercises and application. Laboratory hours on TheatreWorks.ULM productions required.
THEA 3003. Lighting.3 cr.
Teaches theory, design and practice of lighting for theater, television and film. Laboratory hours on TheatreWorks.ULM productions required.
THEA 3005. Advanced Theatre Production Laboratory. 1 cr.
Provides practice in the application of technical or performance skills in the execution of a major role or position of significant responsibility in TheatreWorks.ULM productions. Prerequisites: Permission of the Director of the Theater. Not designed to accompany any other course. May be repeated for up to three hours credit. F, Sp, Su
THEA 3009. Playwrighting. 3 cr.
Teaches the writing of short plays through theory, example and practice.
THEA 3021. Intermediate Acting. 1, 2, or 3 cr.
Teaches intermediate skills in specialized areas such as auditioning, performance of musical theater and period styles. Topic and credit varies with the subject matter. Prerequisite: Theatre
2021 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits.
THEA 3051. Scenic Design. 3 cr.
Teaches application of art fundamentals and historical research to the design of scenery for theatre, television and film through projects in drawing, rendering and model building. Laboratory hours on TheatreWorks.ULM productions required. Prerequisite: Theatre
3001 and 3003 3 cr.
Teaches pattern drawing, costume alteration and sewing for theatre, television and film through application projects. Laboratory hours on TheatreWorks.ULM productions required.
THEA 4040. Advanced Technical Practice. 1, 2, or 3 cr.
Teaches advanced skills in technical production. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits. Prerequisites: Theatre 3001 or 3003 or 3060 and permission of the instructor.
THEA 4050. Advanced Design Practice. 1, 2, or 3 cr.
Teaches advanced design skills. May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits. Prerequisites: Theatre 3001 & 3051, or 3060 & 4001, or 2007, or 3003 as appropriate, and permission of the instructor.
THEA 4075. Advanced Directing. 1,2, or 3 cr.
Applies the skills learned in direction (Theatre 4025) to staging plays as part of TheatreWorks.ULM season, Monroe Little Theater season, with a public/private secondary school or a similar venue. Prerequisites: Theatre 2021 and 4025 and permission of the instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 cr.
THEA 4080. Apprenticeship. 1, 2, or 3 cr.
Provides for working with an acknowledged master in specific theatre craft. Master must agree to supervise and teach the student. Student must design a learning contract which is signed by the student, the master and the Director of Theatre. The master can not be a member of the ULM Theater faculty. Prerequisite: Permission of Director of Theatre.
THEA 4085. Internship. 3-6 cr.
Provides an opportunity to work as an intern in a professional Theatre. Student must prepare a contract specifying the duties to be performed as an intern and the means and person who will evaluate the student’s work. Contract must be signed by the student, the intern supervisor and the Director of Theater. Prerequisite: Permission of the Director of Theater.
THEA 4086. Senior Project. 1-2 cr.
Provides a culminating project for students in technical production, design and direction through which they can demonstrate proficiency in their chosen area. Prerequisite: Permission of Director of Theater.
THEA 4087. Senior Recital. 1 cr.
Provides a culminating project for performance students to demonstrate their proficiency. Prerequisite: Permission of the Director of Theater.
THEA 4091. Directed Study. 1-3 cr.
Directed study in A. Play Writing; B. Directing; C. Acting; D. Technical Theatre; E. Theatre Management. May be repeated for a total of 6 credits. Prerequisite: Approval of department head.
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