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DRAM 1120 - Theatre Workshop (1-1-3)
Laboratory course in phases of theater. Students assigned areas compatible with experience and/or interest. May be repeated for a maximum of four credit hours.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DRAM 1161 - Musical Theater I (1-1-1)
Study and performance of works from the musical theater repertoire.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DRAM 1310 - Introduction to Theatre (3-3-0)
A general survey of theater including exploration of dramatic literature, theory, and criticism; production arts, skills, and crafts; and theater history from 500 BC to the present. Course requires good reading and writing skills. Attendance at plays required.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DRAM 1320 - Theatre Practicum I (3-2-3)
Designed to strengthen students’ job skills by providing an opportunity to use acquired skills and techniques.
 
 Creative Dramatics - A course for those interested in helping children learn to enhance their creative abilities through playmaking. Of special interest to drama majors, elementary education majors, child development majors, therapeutic recreation majors, and those interested in working with children in a social services or parks and recreation environment. Required lab involves observation of children in formal and informal settings.
 Play Reading and Analysis - A study of plays written for the stage in terms of genre, style, and period. Basic dramatic theory and criticism and some historical production techniques are included, along with modern possibilities for production and scene work.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/28/2014
 
DRAM 1322 - Stage Movement (3-2-3)
A study in the use of the body on stage to communicate character and action. Exercises are designed to instill self-awareness and spatial awareness, and provide the student actor with tools for effective physical expression. Units of study include mime technique, physical comedy, dance/movement for musical theatre, unarmed stage combat and fight choreography, mask technique in ensemble and solo work, and an introduction to 17th century Italian theatre, commedia dell'arte.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DRAM 1330 - Stagecraft (3-2-4)
Basic skills and techniques of theatrical mounting. Materials and principles of scene construction and painting, properties, and stage lighting. Participation on technical crews required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DRAM 1341 - Stage Make-Up (3-3-2)
The design and execution of make-up for the purpose of developing believable characters. Focus on basic makeup principles and experience with makeup application. Laboratory and technical lab hours required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DRAM 1342 - Introduction to Costume (3-2-3)
A study of the principles and techniques of costume design and construction for the stage. Review of the costume designer’s duties and responsibilities, and a brief overview of costume history.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/23/2014
 
DRAM 1351 - Acting I (3-3-2)
Basic skills and techniques of acting, including increased sensory awareness, ensemble and solo performing, character analysis, and script analysis. Development of stage presence and characterizations through improvisations and scenes. Technical lab hours required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DRAM 1352 - Acting II (3-3-2)
A study of the process of creating the dramatic character from text to performance with emphasis on scene study and audition techniques. Technical lab hours required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: DRAM 1351. Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DRAM 2331 - Stagecraft II (3-2-4)
Further study and application of visual aesthetics of theatre design including scenery, lighting, props. Emphasis on individual projects.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DRAM 2336 - Voice and Diction (3-3-0)
Principles of diction, voice development, and improvement, vocal variety and expressiveness. Focus on various aspects of using the voice effectively, including volume and projection, rate and phrasing, inflection, and resonance. Study of the International Phonetic Alphabet to correct and eliminate individual articulation problems.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DRAM 2351 - Acting III (3-3-2)
A continuation of the study of creating dramatic character from text through monologues and scene study, focusing on the analysis, interpretation and performance of classical works.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: DRAM 1352. Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DRAM 2352 - Acting IV for Film and Televison (3-3-2)
A continuation of the study of creating dramatic characters from text, focusing on the techniques of acting for film and television.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: DRAM 1352. Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014