Film and Theatre

DRA-101 - Introduction to Theatre

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

Orientation to the theatre, including a study of dramatic structure through selected play readings and through research in the basic theories of theatre.

DRA-110 - Introduction to Film

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course introduces students to the various language systems of film, including film-making techniques, creators, genres, narratives, ideology and film theory/criticism. Students will explore the cultural importance of cinema as art by analyzing selected movies and clips which demonstrate artistic excellence.

DRA-141 - Theatre and Speech Participation I

Lecture: 0

Lab: 2

Credit: 1

A concentrated laboratory course in specific areas of speech or theatre projects. Supervised participation involving the research, analysis and preparation of a specific speech or theatre project. Students will perform or demonstrate their skills at speech contests, community organization programs or public performances sponsored by the College. The student must arrange for the area of participation prior to enrollment. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 semester hours.

DRA-142 - Theatre and Speech Participation II

Lecture: 0

Lab: 4

Credit: 2

A more extensive application of DRA-141. The student elects to participate in more than one area of speech or theatre programs or assumes a major role in assisting with speech or theatre performance. The student must arrange for the areas of participation prior to enrollment. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 semester hours.

DRA-165 - Stagecraft

Lecture: 2

Lab: 2

Credit: 3

This hands-on course will introduce students to scenery, costume and property construction along with lighting and sound design. Included are stage development, theater safety and basic techniques involved in producing a live performance. Participation outside of class on a current production (either for SCC or a community production) is required.


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