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THTR1145 – Stage Lighting and Sound pdf

Credits: 3 (2/1/0)
Description: Meets MnTC Goal Area 6. This course introduces students to the basic theory and practice of stage lighting and sound. Students will apply techniques and methods from creating lighting and sound plots to setting up and running lights and sound equipment in production. Production work hours may be required.
Prerequisites: (None)
Corequisites: (None)
  1. Identify the lighting and audio equipment used in the theatre.
  2. Operate tools and equipment while observing safety rules.
  3. Use terms and principles learned in class to discuss the fundamentals of stage lighting and sound design and rendering techniques.
  4. Explain the criteria and justify in oral and written form what constitutes effective lighting and sound design.
  5. Describe how lighting and sound design contribute to atmosphere, theme, style and mood in play productions and enriches the meaning of drama.
  6. Set up equipment and cues for lighting and audio equipment for theatrical production.
  7. Appraise how lighting and audio technology affect design.
  8. Compare major historical, cultural, stylistic and technological developments in stage lighting and sound.
  9. Generate an informed personal reaction to lighting and sound in a theatrical production.
MnTC goal areas:
  • (6) The Humanities and Fine Arts

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