Department: Department of Theatre & Dance
Course No.: DA/TH 105 & 305
Title of Course: Rehearsal and Production - Fall 2014
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: New students MUST attend and complete a shop orientation before they will be allowed to work in the shops and complete lab hours. This policy also applies to Strike.
NOTE #2: If a student is absent from their scheduled shop hour time slot for two weeks,
that student will be removed from the time slot. The student will then need to see
the Shop Supervisor to be reassigned a lab hour time.
NOTE #3: Students will not be able to sign-up for work hours in the Shops after November 24th.
NOTE #4: You can get hours for the following: Working in the Scene Shop or Costume Shop; Crewing a Second Stage Show; Ushering; Cleaning T&D Spaces; Recruitment Help; Departmental Promotion Activities
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.
Our doors are 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 us. Ninety-five percent of all questions and problems can be solved through open and direct dialogue.
If a student has a diagnosed disability or believes he or she has a disability that might require "reasonable accommodation" on the part of the instructor or the program, the student needs to contact the Campus Assistance Center at the University Center, Room 302, (573)651-2273, TDD 651-5927, or visit their Web Site as http://www.semo.edu/ds. As a part of the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the student to disclose a disability prior to requesting "reasonable accommodation."
It is the professors' 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. Kenn Stilson, the Department Chair.
|8/27||Welcome Back: Syllabus and calendar|
|9/3||Breakout Groups (Q&A – Geoff Alexander, CAC 157; Devising Theatre – Mac, Flex; Microphone Techniques – Phil, Flex Booth; Senior Showcase – Kenn, Room 403)|
|9/10||Breakout Groups (Resumes *new students only* – Acting/Mus. Th. w/ Bart/Mac, Rm. 403; Dance w/ Michelle/Philip, Green Room; Design w/ Staci/Dusty, Costume Shop; Yoga – M. Ramos, CAC 157; Cold Readings – Roxanne, Flex)|
|9/17||Digital Portfolios - Dusty|
|9/24||Breakout Groups (Pilates – Roxanne, CAC 157; Introduction to Moving Lights – Jonathan, Bedell; Acting Improv – Kenn, Flex)|
|10/1||Performance Day #1|
|10/8||Breakout Groups (Cha Cha – Lyman Goodrich (guest), RCC 119; British Dialects – Bart, Flex; Model Making – Staci, Design Lab)|
|10/15||Performance Day #2|
|10/22||Breakout Groups (Advising/Degree Requirements *new students* – Kenn (theatre), Rm. 403 and Hilary (dance), Green Room; Mock Musical Theatre Dance Audition w/ Feedback – M. Contrino, CAC 157; Contact Improvisation – Philip, RCC 119; Figure Drawing for the Stage – Dusty, Costume Shop)|
|10/29||Spring 2015 Advising Day - 4th Floor Seminary Building|
|11/5||Breakout Groups (Musical Theatre Auditioning – Mac, Flex; Commercial/Industrial Dance Discussion – M. Contrino, CAC 157; Color Mixing with Light – Jonathan, Bedell)|
|11/12||Performance Day #3|
|11/19||Fault Line Film Festival Awards Ceremony (Bedell)|
|12/3||Guest Q&As – Nan Giordano (Giorda no Jazz Dance, CAC 157) and Bob Dale (former Hollywood costumer, Flex)|
|12/10||Performance Day #4 (RCC 119)|