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DRMA& 101Intro to Theatre5 CR HUM

Covers the development of theatre in western society from the ancient Greece up to today. The various areas of theatre required to produce a play are studied: set, light and costume design; various approaches to acting including working in small groups to understand the complexity of theatre in society today. Students read, write directed entries and seminar on plays from various playwrights to show how plays connect to the times in which they were written and how plays reflect upon and shape community values. The Center Stage production for the quarter focuses on a single play using acting, directing, designing, producing and its historical and social context to illustrate the complex nature of taking a play from the printed page to the stage.

Prerequisite: None.


DRMA 106Introduction to Acting I5 CR HUM, PERF

A beginning acting course involving movement, voice production, improvisation, and scene work. Group work is used to allow each student to be comfortable in interactions with other people. Students are not required to be in the current Center Stage production. No prior acting is required. (Formerly known as DRAM 106)

Prerequisite: None


DRMA 107Introduction to Acting II5 CR HUM, PERF

A beginning acting course involving movement, voice production, improvisation, and scene work. Group work is used to allow each student to be comfortable in interactions with other people. Students are not required to be in the current Center Stage production. No prior acting is required.

Prerequisite: None


DRMA 108Introduction to Acting III5 CR HUM, PERF

A beginning acting course involving movement, voice production, improvisation, and scene work. Group work is used to allow each student to be comfortable in interactions with other people. Students are not required to be in the current Center Stage production. No prior acting is required.

Prerequisite: None


DRMA 116Stage Crafts I5 CR

Teaches technical areas involved in producing a play through lecture and application of skills learned in selected technical areas from design to construction to production. Practical experience is gained in sets, costumes, lights, and by serving on stage crew for the current Center Stage production.

Prerequisite: None


DRMA 117Stage Crafts II5 CR

Teaches technical areas involved in producing a play through lecture and application of skills learned in selected technical areas from design to construction to production. Practical experience is gained in sets, costumes, lights, and by serving on stage crew for the current Center Stage production.

Prerequisite: None


DRMA 118Stage Crafts III5 CR

Teaches technical areas involved in producing a play through lecture and application of skills learned in selected technical areas from design to construction to production. Practical experience is gained in sets, costumes, lights, and by serving on stage crew for the current Center Stage production. Each course (DRMA 116, 117, 118) may be taken separately or in sequence; together they complete a basic study of technical theatre. Center Stage production for the quarter is used to apply technical aspects of stagecrafts to the play. Serving on the stage crew for the production is required.

Prerequisite: None


DRMA 119Introduction To Theatre Design And Technology5 CR

Introduces set, costume and light design,using the current production as the basis for exploring technology in the theatre. Current theatre practices using computer programs for each discipline in both analog and digital format are applied. Included are computer assisted set, and light and sound production in both analog and digital formats. Computer programs include Vector works, Adobe Soundbooth, Sketch Up Pro, and Show Cue System. Practical experience is gained through application of principles learned by using theatre facilities of Center Stage and the Wollenberg Concert Hall and by serving on stage crew for the current Center Stage production.

Prerequisite: None


DRMA 147Audition Techniques2 CR

Introduces audition techniques through preparation, performance and workshops of monologues and musical theatre repertoire. Focuses on interpretation, stage presence, performance etiquette and repertoire selection. Additionally, this course will cultivate successful audition techniques and create a market audition package including, headshot, resume, and portfolio.

Prerequisite: None


DRMA 196Rehearsal and Performance I1 CR - 5 CR

Credit and experience for students who participate in the Center Stage production for the quarter. This includes actors, directors, designers, technicians, and support personnel. Students must successfully complete the rehearsal process through the final performance.

Prerequisite: None


DRMA 197Rehearsal and Performance II1 CR - 5 CR

Credit and experience for students who participate in the Center Stage production for the quarter. This includes actors, directors, designers, technicians, and support personnel. Students must successfully complete the rehearsal process through the final performance.

Prerequisite: None


DRMA 198Rehearsal and Performance III1 CR - 5 CR

Credit and experience for students who participate in the Center Stage production for the quarter. This includes actors, directors, designers, technicians, and support personnel. Students must successfully complete the rehearsal process through the final performance.

Prerequisite: None


DRMA 206Acting I5 CR

Emphasizes development and application of acting concepts used in creating a role. Includes voice, physical movement, audition techniques, styles and periods of acting. Designed for the advanced acting student. Students are not required to be in the current Center Stage production.

Prerequisite: None


DRMA 207Acting II5 CR

Emphasizes development and application of acting concepts used in creating a role. Includes voice, physical movement, audition techniques, styles and periods of acting. Designed for the advanced acting student. Students are not required to be in the current Center Stage production.

Prerequisite: None


DRMA 208Acting III5 CR

Emphasizes development and application of acting concepts used in creating a role. Includes voice, physical movement, audition techniques, styles and periods of acting. Designed for the advanced acting student. Students are not required to be in the current Center Stage production.

Prerequisite: None


DRMA 210Masks5 CR

Introduces masks as a component of actor training for use on the stage and for understanding various cultures throughout the world. The mask helps develop the ability to concentrate, diminish self-consciousness, center the body, expand the body awareness, and develop outward expressions through physicalization, improvisation and scene work.

Prerequisite: None


DRMA 288Cooperative Work Experience1 CR - 15 CR

Provides work-based learning experience in a specific program of study. Individualized student outcomes are developed, focusing on behaviors that contribute to workplace success.

Prerequisites: Instructor or Cooperative Education Coordinator permission Concurrent requirements: COLL 289 or BTEC 294 or BUS 294 or IT 294 must be taken prior to or concurrent with this course.


DRMA 296Rehearsal and Performance IV1 CR - 5 CR

Credit and experience for students who participate in the Center Stage production for the quarter. This includes actors, directors, designers, technicians, and support personnel. Students must successfully complete the rehearsal process through the final performance.

Prerequisite: None


DRMA 297Rehearsal and Performance V1 CR - 5 CR

Credit and experience for students who participate in the Center Stage production for the quarter. This includes actors, directors, designers, technicians, and support personnel. Students must successfully complete the rehearsal process through the final performance.

Prerequisite: None.


DRMA 298Rehearsal and Performance VI1 CR - 5 CR

Credit and experience for students who participate in the Center Stage production for the quarter. This includes actors, directors, designers, technicians, and support personnel. Students must successfully complete the rehearsal process through the final performance.

Prerequisite: None


DRMA 299Independent Study1 CR - 10 CR

Offers individualized learning opportunities for knowledge or skill development. Content and expectations are established between the student and instructor, and documented in an Independent Study contract.

Prerequisites: By instructor permission only.


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