Drama (DRAM)

DRAM 1120

Theater Practicum I

CRT HRS:1   LEC HRS:0   LAB HRS:3   OTH HRS:0

This course is a practicum in theater open to all students with emphasis on technique and procedures with experience gained in play productions.

Prerequisite: None.

DRAM 1121

Theater Practicum II

CRT HRS:1   LEC HRS:0   LAB HRS:3   OTH HRS:0

This course is a practicum in theater open to all students with emphasis on technique and procedures with experience gained in play productions.

Prerequisite: DRAM 1120.

DRAM 1310

Introduction to Theater

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course is a survey of theater including its history, dramatic works, stage techniques, production procedures, and relation to other art forms. Participation in productions may be required.

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301.

DRAM 1330

Stagecraft I

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:3   OTH HRS:0

This course is a study and application of the methods and components of theatrical production which may include one or more of the following: theater facilities, scenery construction and painting, properties, lighting, costume, makeup, sound, and theatrical management.

Prerequisite: None.

DRAM 1341

Makeup

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:3   OTH HRS:0

This is a course in design and execution of makeup for the purpose of developing believable characters. It includes discussion of basic makeup principles and the practical experience of makeup application.

Prerequisite: None.

DRAM 1342

Introduction to Costume

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:3   OTH HRS:0

This course is a study of the principles and techniques of costume design and construction for theatrical productions.

Prerequisite: None.

DRAM 1351

Acting I

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course is an introduction to the fundamental principles and tools of acting as used in auditions, rehearsals, and performances. This may include ensemble performing, character and script analysis, and basic theater terminology. This exploration will emphasize the development of the actor’s instrument: voice, body and imagination.

Prerequisite: None.

DRAM 1352

Acting II

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course provides exploration and further training within the basic principles and tools of acting, including an emphasis on critical analysis of oneself and others. The tools include ensemble performing, character and script analysis, and basic theater terminology. This will continue the exploration of the development of the actor's instrument: voice, body and imagination.

Prerequisite: DRAM 1351.

DRAM 2120

Theater Practicum III

CRT HRS:1   LEC HRS:0   LAB HRS:3   OTH HRS:0

This course is a practicum in theater open to all students with emphasis on technique and procedures with experience gained in play productions.

Prerequisite: DRAM 1120 and DRAM 1121.

DRAM 2366

Introduction to Cinema

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course will survey and analyze cinema including history, film techniques, production procedures, selected motion pictures, and cinema’s impact on and reflection of society.

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301.

DRAM 2389

Academic Cooperative

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:1   LAB HRS:6   OTH HRS:0

This is an instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience. In conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of drama.

Prerequisite: Permission of the department.