Theatre (THTR)

THTR 010 THEATRE PRACTICUM PRODUCTION 1 (1 credit)

For non-majors: paracurricular version of 110. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grades.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 012 THEATRE PRACTICUM: PRODUCTION 2 (1 credit)

For non-majors: paracurricular version of 112. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grades.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 013 THEATRE PRACTICUM: PRODUCTION 3 (1 credit)

For non-majors: paracurricular version of 113. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grades.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 014 THEATRE PRACTICUM: PRODUCTION 4 (1 credit)

For non-majors: paracurricular version of 114. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grades.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 015 THEATRE PRACTICUM: COSTUMING I (1 credit)

For non-majors: paracurricular version of 115. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grades.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 016 THEATRE PRACTICUM: COSTUMING 2 (1 credit)

For non-majors: paracurricular version of 116. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grades.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 017 THEATRE PRACTICUM: COSTUMING 3 (1 credit)

For non-majors: paracurricular version of 117. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grades.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 018 THEATRE PRACTICUM: COSTUMING 4 (1 credit)

For non-majors: paracurricular version of 118.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 020 THEATRE PRACTICUM: ACTING 1 (1 credit)

Paracurricular version of 120. Prerequisite: Successful casting in a production by participating in the audition process and consent of instructor.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 021 THEATRE PRACTICUM: ACTING 2 (1 credit)

Paracurricular version of 121. Prerequisite: Successful casting in a production by participating in the audition process and consent of instructor.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 022 THEATRE PRACTICUM: ACTING 3 (1 credit)

Paracurricular version of 122. Prerequisite: Successful casting in a production by participating in the audition process and consent of instructor.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 023 THEATRE PRACTICUM: ACTING 4 (1 credit)

Paracurricular version of 123. Prerequisite: Successful casting in a production by participating in the audition process and consent of instructor.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 110 THEATRE PRACTICUM: PRODUCTION 1 (1 credit)

A laboratory experience in theatre production with focus on design and technical theatre. Requires participation on one or more production crews for major theatre presentations. Specific work assignments vary by semester and production.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 112 THEATRE PRACTICUM: PRODUCTION 2 (1 credit)

Second-level laboratory experience in theatre production with focus on design and technical theatre. Requires participation on one or more production crews for major theatre presentations. Specific work assignments vary by semester and production.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 113 THEATRE PRACTICUM: PRODUCTION 3 (1 credit)

Third-level laboratory experience in theatre production with focus on design and technical theatre. Requires participation on one or more production crews for major theatre presentations. Specific work assignments vary by semester and production.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 114 THEATRE PRACTICUM: PRODUCTION 4 (1 credit)

Fourth-level laboratory experience in theatre production with focus on design and technical theatre. Requires participation on one or more production crews for major theatre presentations. Specific work assignments vary by semester and production.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 115 THEATRE PRACTICUM: COSTUMING I (1 credit)

Laboratory experience in theatre production with focus on costuming and makeup for the theatre. Requires participation on one or more production crews for major theatre presentations. Specific work assignments vary by semester and production.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 116 THEATRE PRACTICUM: COSTUMING 2 (1 credit)

Second-level laboratory experience in theatre production with focus on costuming and makeup for the theatre. Requires participation on one or more production crews for major theatre presentations. Specific work assignments vary by semester and production.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 117 THEATRE PRACTICUM: COSTUMING 3 (1 credit)

Third-level laboratory experience in theatre production with focus on costuming and makeup for the theatre. Requires participation on one or more production crews for major theatre presentations. Specific work assignments vary by semester and production.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 118 THEATRE PRACTICUM: COSTUMING 4 (1 credit)

Fourth-level laboratory experience in theatre production with focus on costuming and makeup for the theatre. Requires participation on one or more production crews for major theatre presentations. Specific work assignments vary by semester and production.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 120 THEATRE PRACTICUM: ACTING 1 (1 credit)

Participation in experiential activity of acting in major Linfield College theatre production. Application of skills learned in 181 and other acting courses. Development of actor as one facet of production ensemble. Prerequisite: Successful casting in a production by participating in the audition process and consent of instructor.

Prerequisites: Successful casting in a production by participating in the audition process and consent of instructor.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 121 THEATRE PRACTICUM: ACTING 2 (1 credit)

Participation in experiential activity of acting in major Linfield College theatre production. Second-level application of skills learned in 181 and other acting courses. Development of actor as one facet of production ensemble. Prerequisite: Successful casting in a production by participating in the audition process and consent of instructor.

Prerequisites: Successful casting in a production by participating in the audition process and consent of instructor.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 122 THEATRE PRACTICUM: ACTING 3 (1 credit)

Participation in experiential activity of acting in major Linfield College theatre production. Third-level application of skills learned in 181 and other acting courses. Development of actor as one facet of production ensemble. Prerequisite: Successful casting in a production by participating in the audition process and consent of instructor.

Prerequisites: Successful casting in a production by participating in the audition process and consent of instructor.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 123 THEATRE PRACTICUM: ACTING 4 (1 credit)

Participation in experiential activity of acting in major Linfield College theatre production. Fourth-level application of skills learned in 181 and other acting courses. Development of actor as one facet of production ensemble. Prerequisite: Successful casting in a production by participating in the audition process and consent of instructor.

Prerequisites: Successful casting in a production by participating in the audition process and consent of instructor.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 162 THEATRE DESIGN METHODS (3 credits)

Exploration of design elements common to scenic, properties, costume, sound and lighting design and the visual processes necessary for communicating these elements, including sketching, drafting, and rendering.

Total Course fees: $60.00

(CREATIVE STUDIES)

THTR 171 PLAYING AND MAKING: CREATIVITY, IMAGINATION, AND IMPROVISATION ON WORLD STAGES AND BEYOND (3 credits)

Exploration of concepts of creativity, imagination, and improvisation as they facilitate "playing" and "making" both on and off the stage. Examination of role these three concepts have world-wide in both "making plays" and in the "maker culture." Particular emphasis placed on elements of theatre from performance, design, technology, and business.

(CREATIVE STUDIES)

THTR 181 ACTING I (3 credits)

Fundamentals of acting, including techniques that free the actor, basic skills needed to communicate inner truth, analysis of roles, interdependence of all people on stage. Appropriate for both majors and non-majors.

(CREATIVE STUDIES)

THTR 185 STAGECRAFT (3 credits)

Principles and methods of theatre crafts as used in theatre and other productions. Introduction to two- and three-dimensional scenery, properties, lighting instruments and practices, stitching, costume crafts, production organization, and safety. Lecture, discussion, and laboratory work.

Total Course fees: $40.00

(CREATIVE STUDIES)

THTR 198 SPECIAL TOPICS: JAN TERM TRAVEL (4 credits)

Topics vary according to faculty availability and interest. Past topics have included Politics and Theatre in Ancient Greece, British Theatre, The Ancient Art of Oratory in Italy, and Theatre and Oratory in Italy and Greece. Offered only as student interest and university resources permit. May be repeated for credit with different topics.

Prerequisites: IDST 098 previous fall.

THTR 210 THEATRE PRACTICUM: PRODUCTION 5 (1 credit)

Advanced laboratory experience in theatre production focusing on design and technical theatre. Participation on one or more production crews for major theatre presentations. May include crew head or assistant technical director responsibilities.

Prerequisites: One 100-level theatre production practicum course.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 211 THEATRE PRACTICUM: PRODUCTION 6 (1 credit)

Second-level advanced laboratory experience in theatre production focusing on design and technical theatre. Participation on one or more production crews for major theatre presentations. May include crew head or assistant technical director responsibilities.

Prerequisites: One 100-level theatre production practicum course and THTR 210.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 212 THEATRE PRACTICUM: THEATRE PRODUCTION STAFF ASSISTANT 1 (1 credit)

Participation as assistant director or assistant dramaturg on theatre production staff for one major theatre presentation. Application of principles from 370. Intense experiential activity that also requires research and creative contributions appropriate to the role and in support of the director.

Prerequisites: THTR 370 and consent of instructor.

THTR 213 THEATRE PRACTICUM: PRODUCTION STAFF ASSISTANT 2 (1 credit)

Participation as assistant scenic designer, assistant lighting designer, assistant costume designer, or assistant sound designer on theatre production staff for one major theatre presentation. Application of principles from THTR 380, THTR 385, THTR 390 and/or THTR 466. Intense experiential activity that also requires research and creative contributions appropriate to role and in support of designer.

Prerequisites: THTR 380, THTR 385, THTR 390 or THTR 466, and consent of instructor.

(EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

THTR 270 PLAY READING AND DRAMATURGY (3 credits)

Directed reading of classical and contemporary plays. Provides an introduction to dramatic literature, dramaturgy, and various approaches to play analysis.

Total Course fees: $40.00

(CREATIVE STUDIES)

THTR 272 THEATRE IN PORTLAND (ALSO LISTED AS ENGL 272) (4 credits)

Introduction to contemporary dramatic literature and theatrical performance. Activities include reading and discussing plays, creating and performing original work, attending professional productions, meeting theatre artists, writing reviews, and using the Portland campus as a hub to explore the city's culture. Special attention to underrepresented artists and methods of increasing diversity and inclusion in contemporary theatre. Only offered on the Portland Campus.

Total Course fees: $120.00

(CREATIVE STUDIES, U.S. PLURALISM)

THTR 281 ACTING II (3 credits)

A second acting course to broaden and polish performance skills. Emphasis on motivation, physicalization, development of vocal instrument and use of dialects, auditioning and beginning media acting skills. Public performance required. Open to all students. Three lecture/lab sessions per week.

Total Course fees: $40.00

Prerequisites: THTR 181 or consent of the instructor.

(CREATIVE STUDIES)

THTR 290 STAGE MAKEUP, WIGS, AND HAIR (3 credits)

An introduction to makeup, wig, and hair designs for stage, including materials and procedures, character interpretation, design creation and application, and creation and presentation of final electronic portfolio. Lecture, discussion, and laboratory work.

Total Course fees: $75.00

THTR 295 THEATRE BUSINESS AND PROMOTIONS (3 credits)

Managerial theory and practices of professional and not-for-profit theatre operations, including organizational structure, financial practices, promotions (including social media), front of house operations, box office, season selections, grant writing and institutional advancement, and legal concerns.

THTR 298 SPECIAL TOPICS: JAN TERM TRAVEL (4 credits)

Topics vary according to faculty availability and interest. Past topics have included Politics and Theatre in Ancient Greece, British Theatre, The Ancient Art of Oratory in Italy, and Theatre and Oratory in Italy and Greece. Offered only as student interest and university resources permit. May be repeated for credit with different topics.

Prerequisites: IDST 098 previous fall.

THTR 299 SPECIAL TOPICS: THEATRE ARTS (1-5 credits)

See specific sections for description.

THTR 314 THEATRE PRACTICUM: STAGE MANAGING 1 (1-2 credits)

Participation as stage manager on theatre production staff for one major theatre presentation during semester. Application of principles from THTR 365. Intense experiential activity that also requires research and creative contributions.

Prerequisites: THTR 365 and consent of instructor.

THTR 315 THEATRE PRACTICUM: STAGE MANAGING 2 (1-2 credits)

Participation as stage manager on theatre production staff for one major theatre presentation during the semester. Second-level application of principles from 365. Intense experiential activity that also requires research and creative contributions.

Prerequisites: THTR 365 and consent of instructor.

THTR 316 THEATRE PRACTICUM: DESIGN (2-3 credits)

Participation as scenic designer, lighting designer, costume designer, or sound designer on the theatre production staff for a major theatre production. Application of principles from THTR 380, THTR 385 and/or THTR 390. Intense experiential activity for the exceptional student with demonstrated talent in design.

Prerequisites: THTR 380, THTR 385 or THTR 390 as appropriate; plus THTR 212 and invitation of the faculty.

THTR 317 THEATRE PRACTICUM: DIRECTING (2-3 credits)

Participation as director for a major theatre presentation. Application of principles from THTR 370 and 371. Intense experiential activity for the exceptional student with demonstrated talent in directing.

Prerequisites: THTR 212, THTR 370, THTR 371, plus invitation of the faculty.

THTR 320 THEATRE PRACTICUM: ADVANCED ACTING (2-3 credits)

Participation as actor in a "major" role (as determined by the faculty) in a main stage presentation. Application of principles from THTR 181 and THTR 281.

Prerequisites: THTR 181 and THTR 281; plus invitation of the faulty, and successful casting in a production by participating in the audition process.

THTR 351 SHAKESPEARE: TRAGEDIES AND TRAGICOMEDIES (ALSO LISTED AS ENGL 351) (4 credits)

Selected tragedies and tragicomedies in their historical and critical context; emphasis on tragedy as a dramatic form.

Total Course fees: $40.00

Prerequisites: INQS 125 or consent of instructor.

(CREATIVE STUDIES, VITAL PAST)

THTR 365 STAGE AND PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT (3 credits)

Theory and practice of procedures used to organize, mount, run, and strike a production, including responsibilities during rehearsals for crew assignments, scheduling, and performance operations. Requires final prompt book and digital portfolio with presentations.

THTR 368 PROD/TOURING EDUC THEATRE (4 credits)

Exploration of the process of developing both educational theatre workshops and a one-act play production that tours to local and regional schools during the term. Participants serve as performers, crew, and 'teachers' in this collaborative process and particular emphasis is placed upon crafting workshops that the participants will lead at each school.

Total Course fees: $90.00

(CREATIVE STUDIES)

THTR 370 PLAY DIRECTING (3 credits)

The director's tasks in preparing, rehearsing, and mounting a show. Play analysis, casting, scheduling, blocking, business, picturization, and polishing. Three lecture/lab sessions per week.

Total Course fees: $45.00

Prerequisites: THTR 181, Theatre Arts major or minor, or instructor consent.

THTR 371 ADVANCED DIRECTING (4 credits)

Practical application of principles from THTR 370. Examination of advanced directing theory and practice, including varied stylistic approaches and conventions. Includes public performance integrating theatrical production elements. Three lecture/lab sessions per week.

Total Course fees: $75.00

Prerequisites: Theatre major, THTR 370, application, and consent of instructors.

THTR 375 HISTORY OF THE BROADWAY MUSICAL (ALSO LISTED AS MUSC 375) (4 credits)

Historical, theatrical, musical, and movement analysis of Broadway musical theatre. Focus on plot, character, musical style, and movement. Examination of the ways race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and ability are represented and investigated in musicals.

Total Course fees: $45.00

(CREATIVE STUDIES, U.S. PLURALISM)

THTR 380 SCENERY AND PROERTIES DESIGN (3 credits)

Visual interpretation of play scripts and thematic ideas, including concept development, advanced drafting and rendering techniques, and model building. Designs for proscenium, thrust, and arena stage. Lecture, discussion and laboratory work.

Total Course fees: $220.00

Prerequisites: THTR 162 and THTR 185, or consent of instructor.

(CREATIVE STUDIES)

THTR 385 LIGHTING AND PROJECTION DESIGN (3 credits)

Principles of design electricity, lighting instrument function and maintenance, script analysis and concept development, control systems, drafting and lighting theory for stage performances. Lecture, discussion and laboratory work.

Total Course fees: $50.00

Prerequisites: THTR 162 and THTR 380; or consent of instructor.

(CREATIVE STUDIES)

THTR 390 COSTUME DESIGN (3 credits)

Theories and techniques for the visual interpretation of the play script, including study of the principles of line, silhouette, texture. Study of relationships among historical context, characterization and costume. Lecture, discussion and laboratory work.

Total Course fees: $125.00

Prerequisites: THTR 162 or consent of instructor.

(CREATIVE STUDIES)

THTR 398 SPECIAL TOPICS: JAN TERM TRAVEL (4 credits)

Topics vary according to faculty availability and interest. Past topics have included Politics and Theatre in Ancient Greece, British Theatre, The Ancient Art of Oratory in Italy, and Theatre and Oratory in Italy and Greece. Offered only as student interest and university resources permit. May be repeated for credit with different topics.

Prerequisites: IDST 098 previous fall.

THTR 466 TOPICS IN THEATRE DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY (3 credits)

Advanced design and technology studio course for majors and minors. Developing specialized scenographic talents and techniques through topics such as scene painting, model-making in theatrical design, sound, and computer technology in the theatre.

Total Course fees: $30.00

Prerequisites: THTR 162 and consent of instructor.

THTR 470 THEATRE HISTORIES I (4 credits)

The development of Western and major non-Western theatre traditions to 1700, including sociological, philosophical, and cultural foundations of each major period: dramatic literature; physical stage and production techniques; major critical theories.

Total Course fees: $45.00

Prerequisites: Junior standing or higher.

(CREATIVE STUDIES, MAJOR WRITING INTENSIVE, VITAL PAST)

THTR 473 THEATRE HISTORIES II (4 credits)

Development of Western and major non-Western theatre traditions from 1700 to the present, including sociological and cultural foundations of each major period and aesthetic movement; dramatic literature; the physical stage and production techniques.

Total Course fees: $45.00

Prerequisites: Junior standing or higher.

(CREATIVE STUDIES, MAJOR WRITING INTENSIVE, VITAL PAST)

THTR 481 TOPICS IN THEATRE PERFORMANCE (3 credits)

Advanced studio acting for majors and minors. Focus on specialized acting styles and techniques through topics such as acting Shakespeare, farce, ancient tragedy, mime, performance art, and improvisation. Three lecture/lab sessions per week. May be repeated once for credit with different content.

Total Course fees: $45.00

Prerequisites: THTR 181 and THTR 281, or consent of instructor.

(CREATIVE STUDIES)

THTR 489 SENIOR CAPSTONE SEMINAR (3 credits)

Capstone course focusing on the holistic and collaborative practice of theatre. Includes self-assessment, preparation of portfolios, research into graduate school opportunities, internships and other career options, development of an article of "publishable" quality tailored to the particular interests of the student, public demonstration of skills through formal oral presentation of written research article.

Prerequisites: Senior standing.

THTR 498 SPECIAL TOPICS: JAN TERM TRAVEL (4 credits)

Topics vary according to faculty availability and interest. Past topics have included Politics and Theatre in Ancient Greece, British Theatre, The Ancient Art of Oratory in Italy, and Theatre and Oratory in Italy and Greece. Offered only as student interest and university resources permit. May be repeated for credit with different topics.

Prerequisites: IDST 098 previous fall.