Department: Department of Theatre & Dance
Course No.: DA/TH 105 & 305
Title of Course: Rehearsal and Production - Fall 2015
Hilary Peterson (Email: email@example.com / Phone: x7492)
Catalog Descriptions and Credit Hours of Course:
Training and practical, hands-on experience in performance, crew work, and all aspects of technical production through active participation in the mounting of departmental productions. May be repeated. (1 hour credit)
Purposes or Objectives of the Course:
Student Learning Outcomes
Expectations of Students:
Although not every area listed below will be covered each week, a typical format is as follows:
Textbook(s) and/or Other Required Materials or Equipment:
Basis for Student Evaluation:
NOTE #1: If a student is absent from their scheduled shop hour time slot for two consecutive weeks, that student will
NOTE #2: Students will not be able to sign-up for work hours in the Shops after Friday, October 9th.
NOTE #3: You can get hours for the following: Working in the Scene Shop or Costume Shop; Crewing a Second Stage Production; Cleaning T&D Spaces; Recruitment Help; Departmental Promotion Activities
NOTE #4: Shop Orientation is required for all first-time R&P students; freshman, transfers, minors, etc.
NOTE #1: The production assignment is a pass/fail grade. If you fail this portion
of the course, you may receive credit by completing an additional 32 hours of lab work.
NOTE #2: Production Assignments will be made using an online survey that all students are required to complete even if a student has already been cast or assigned a crew position. All surveys are to be filled out by Friday, September 4th.
NOTE #3: If a student does not complete the online production survey by the deadline, the student will automatically fail their production assignment regardless of current status in a production. NOTE #4: Crew assignments will be posted no later than the 3rd Wednesday class meeting. If you are assigned a crew position that will not work for you, you have until 5pm on Friday, September 11th to contact the Technical Director about re-assignment. After that date has passed, you must either fulfill the original assignment or choose to complete 32 additional hours in the shop.
My door is always open to students. If you have any questions or concerns about a project, an assignment, a grade, or anything else pertaining to your academic or professional development, please discuss the matter with me. Ninety-five percent of all questions and problems can be solved through open and direct dialogue.
It is the professor's prerogative to change or modify this syllabus at any point in the semester.
You are responsible for any material given on a day you were absent. There are no makeup sessions. (“Academic Policies and Procedures: Absence from Class,” Southeast Missouri State University Undergraduate Bulletin: 2009-2010, pp. 17.)
Questions, comments or requests regarding this course should be taken to your instructor. Unanswered questions or unresolved issues involving this class may be taken to Dr. Kenneth L. Stilson, Department Chair.
|8/26||Welcome Back: Syllabus and Calendar|
|9/2||Time Management Seminar|
|9/9||Marketing and Self-Promotion: Resumes, Websites, Social Media, etc.|
|9/16||Breakout Groups (Acting & Movement in the Michael Chekhov Technique – Roxanne; Sound Design Basics – Phil; Pilates – Alyssa)|
|9/23||Breakout Groups (Theatrical Firearms – Bart; Auditions: Working with the Accompanist – Josh; Inversions and Floor Work – Philip; Color Mixing with Light – Jonathan)|
|9/30||Performance Day #1|
|10/14||Performance Day #2|
|10/21||Breakout Groups (Advising/Degree Requirements *new students* – Kenn (theatre) and Hilary (dance); Finding the Light – Roxanne, Bart and Jonathan; Basic Classical Partnering – Philip and Alyssa; Design Seminar – Jae Hee)|
|10/28||Spring 2016 Advising Day – RCS 4th Floor|
|11/4||Performance Day #3|
|11/11||Fault Line Film Festival Awards Ceremony (Bedell)|
|11/18||Performance Day #4|
|12/2||Breakout Groups (Improving your Flexibility – Michelle; Design Seminar - Joe; Directing with Viewpoints – Mac)|
|12/9||Performance Day #5|