Theater - Fall 2018

Introduction to Theatre — 3800
THE 1510 – 3 credits
Jennifer M. Simpson

Students will obtain an understanding and appreciation of theatre from early ritual through post-war American drama. Plays are viewed in class and read independently. Students will discuss a variety of dramatic forms. Acting styles and the elements of costuming, makeup, scenic design, and the lighting necessary to stage a show are also examined. Corequisite: ENG 1510 and a reading score of 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue 4:05 pm – 5:20 pm
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Thu 4:05 pm – 5:20 pm
Acting — 3733
THE 1570 – 3 credits
Adam R. Owens

Students use the physical and mental processes of acting to build self-confidence. Both improvised and rehearsed scenes are practiced in class to discover how to be at home in front of an audience. Performance skills are strengthened through acting exercises and methods. Corequisite: ENG 1510 with a reading score of 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center THE
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Theatre Practicum II — 4399
THE 1621 – 1 credit
Steven E. Gustafson

Through hands-on application, students involved in mounting a stage production work in teams to learn group dynamics, problem solving, and time management skills. Students will gain a working knowledge in either lighting, sound, costuming, publicity, or props. May be taken for a total of 4 credit hours. Prerequisite: permission of instructor required. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center THE
Aug 27 – Dec 20 TBD