May 30, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
2019-2020 College Catalog

THEA 230 Introduction to Theatrical Design

This course offers an initial exploration of the creative and historical processes and principles and practices of design for the theatre arts. Specifically, the role scenery and costumes play in the visual interpretation and representation of a script is examined. This course will examine elements of composition and incorporate projects, exercises and classroom discussion to help students develop visual awareness and imagination. Students will be introduced to the use of materials and techniques in the preparation of set renderings, models and costume pieces, and will become familiar with period styles and the significance of cultural preferences throughout history. Students may be responsible for the purchase of some necessary course supplies.
Pre-requisite(s): THEA 100 Introduction to The Theatre  and THEA 130 Introduction to Technical Theatre  or permission of department chair.
Lab fee will be required
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring
Offered Distance Learning: No
Credits: 3
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 2
Lab: 2