Theatre Production and Administration (TPA)

TPA1290C  TECHNICAL THEATRE LAB I  (1.00 Credits)

Participation as technician in the dramatic and musical productions of the college. May be repeated four times for credit. Instructor's permission required for enrollment.

Total Contact Hrs: 80.00
Lecture Hrs: 48.00
Lab Hrs: 32.00
Fees: LABORATORY FEE $42.00
TPA1291L  TECHNICAL THEATRE LAB II  (2.00 Credits)

Participation as technician in the Dramatic and Musical productions of the college. May be repeated two times for credit. Insructor's permission required for enrollment.

Total Contact Hrs: 64.00
Lab Hrs: 64.00
Fees: LABORATORY FEE $42.00
TPA1292L  TECHNICAL THEATRE LAB III  (3.00 Credits)

Participation as technician in the Dramatic and Musical productions of the college. May be repeated two times for credit. Instructor's permission required for enrollment.

Total Contact Hrs: 96.00
Lab Hrs: 96.00
Fees: LABORATORY FEE $42.00
TPA1293L  ADVANCED TECH LAB I  (1.00 Credits)

Participation as technician in the dramatic and musical productions of the college. May be repeated two times for credit. Instructor's permission required for enrollment.

Total Contact Hrs: 32.00
Lab Hrs: 32.00
TPA1294L  ADVANCED TECH LAB II  (2.00 Credits)

Participation as technician in the dramatic and musical productions of the college. May be repeated two times for credit. Instructor's permission required for enrollment.

Total Contact Hrs: 64.00
Lab Hrs: 64.00
TPA1296L  ADVANCED TECH LAB III  (3.00 Credits)

Participation as technician in the dramatic and musical productions of the college. May be repeated two times for credit. Instructor's permission required for enrollment.

Total Contact Hrs: 96.00
Lab Hrs: 96.00
TPA2000C  INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE DESIGN  (3.00 Credits)

An introduction to the techniques, practices, and processes in scenic, lighting, costume, and sound design. The course includes a period styles overview, script analysis, and a survey of appropriate paperwork required by each area.

Total Contact Hrs: 64.00
Lecture Hrs: 32.00
Lab Hrs: 32.00
TPA2192L  SUMMER THEATRE/TECHNICAL PRODUCTION  (3.00 Credits)

Participation in the technical aspects of a theatrical production including but not limited to stagecraft, stage management, properties, costuming, wardrobe, lighting, sound, stage makeup and house management.

Total Contact Hrs: 96.00
Lab Hrs: 96.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Corequisite: THE2051L (minimum grade: C)
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Corequisite: THE2051L (minimum grade: C)
TPA2200C  STAGECRAFT  (3.00 Credits)

An investigation of the principles of stagecraft, lighting, props and set construction.

Total Contact Hrs: 64.00
Lecture Hrs: 32.00
Lab Hrs: 32.00
Fees: LABORATORY FEE $35.00
TPA2220  INTRODUCTION TO STAGE LIGHTING  (3.00 Credits)

An historical background of theatrical lighting technology and design and an introduction to the tools and concepts used by the lighting technician from primitive equipment to the modern computer system.

Total Contact Hrs: 64.00
Lecture Hrs: 32.00
Lab Hrs: 32.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
Complete all the courses in the following option:
TPA2248C  MAKEUP FOR STAGE AND TELEVISION  (3.00 Credits)

The theoretical study and practical application of corrective, straight, character, 3-dimensional, and prosthetic make-up for the stage.

Total Contact Hrs: 64.00
Lecture Hrs: 32.00
Lab Hrs: 32.00
Fees: LABORATORY FEE $35.00
TPA2900  DIRECTED INDEPENDENT STUDENT (CAPSTONE)TECHNICAL THEATRE  (3.00 Credits)

Individual study by students under the direction of a faculty member. Topics are selected on an individual basis as a Capstone project for technical theatre majors. Hours and levels may vary.

Total Contact Hrs: 64.00
Lecture Hrs: 64.00
Complete all the courses in one of the following options:
  • Option 1 - Prerequisite: TPA2000C (minimum grade: B) and TPA2200C (minimum grade: B) and TPA2248C (minimum grade: B) and TPP2110 (minimum grade: B)
  • Option 2 - Prerequisite: TPA2200C (minimum grade: B) and TPA2220 (minimum grade: B) and TPA2248C (minimum grade: B) and TPP2110 (minimum grade: B)
Complete all the courses in one of the following options:
  • Option 1 - Prerequisite: TPA2000C (minimum grade: B) and TPA2200C (minimum grade: B) and TPA2248C (minimum grade: B) and TPP2110 (minimum grade: B)
  • Option 2 - Prerequisite: TPA2200C (minimum grade: B) and TPA2220 (minimum grade: B) and TPA2248C (minimum grade: B) and TPP2110 (minimum grade: B)