Five Towns College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Dec 04, 2022  
Five Towns College 2022-2023 Catalog

Theatre Arts, Theatrical Design and Technology Concentration, B.F.A.


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HEGIS Code: 1007.00

Inventory of Registered Program Code: 22134


Program Overview 

The Theatre Arts Program develops knowledge, skill, and conservatory training in acting, singing, dancing, and theatrical design and technology. The Program provides a broad range of experiences in multiple classes and shows, enabling students to prepare for careers in theatre, film, television, internet, and other multi-media productions that incorporate comedy, tragedy, drama, musicals, and video.  Close to New York City, the Theatre Program utilizes the proximity by regularly inviting professional guest directors and designers from Broadway and movies to direct and design our productions and as well as offer master classes.

Concentration Component

Students in the Theatre Arts Program select one of the following concentrations. The 24 credits in the selected concentration, together with the 36 credits in Liberal Arts/Common Core, and 51 credits in Theatre Arts Courses, and 9 Electives constitute the 120-credit requirement for the Bachelor Fine Arts in the Theatre Arts Program.

Theatrical Design and Technology Concentration Overview

The Design and Technology Concentration in Theatre Arts prepares students for work in the six areas of their professional career: set design, lighting design, costume design, stage management, and technical director.  Students participate in every aspect of set, light, and costume construction, as well as designing in areas of interest.  Students also participate in United States Institute of Technology and Stage Source in Boston, showcasing their work to industry professionals.

Theatrical Design and Technology Concentraiton
MAC 150 - Introduction to Live Sound; (3cr)  
THR 282 - Theatre Technology Seminar 1; (1cr)    
THR 381 - Theatre Technology Seminar 2; (1cr)  
THR 482 - Theatre Technology Seminar 3; (1cr)  
THR 382 - Computer Assisted Drafting; (3cr)  
THR 383 - Advanced Set Design; (3cr)    
THR 386 - Costume Construction; (3cr)  
THR 481 - Rendering for the Stage; (3cr)  
THR 484 - Advanced Stage Lighting; (3cr)  
Design/Technology Technique Concentration Elective; (3cr)    
Total Concentration Credits: 24

The courses below are required of all students in the Theatre Arts Program.

Program Requirements
Common Core
ENG 101 - English Composition 1; (3cr)  
ENG 102 - English Composition 2; (3cr)  
Quantitative Competency Elective; (3cr)  
PSY 101 - General Psychology; (3cr)  
Scientific Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Diversity Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Oral Communication Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Total Common Core: 21
Theatre Arts Content Specialty
THR 111 - Introduction to Stagecraft; (3cr)  
THR 121 - Acting 1; (3cr)  
THR 124 - Acting 2; (3cr)  
THR 221 - Acting 3; (3cr)  or DAN 132 - Modern Dance 1; (2cr)  (Musical Theatre Students) and DAN 260 - Dance Topics; (1cr)  (Musical Theatre Students) or IMA 120 - Motion Design 1; (3cr)  (Design/Tech Students)
THR 224 - Acting 4; (3cr)  or DAN 232 - Modern Dance 2; (2cr)   (Musical Theatre Students) and DAN 421 - Dance Topics 2; (1cr)   (Musical Theatre Students) or AUD 314 - Live Sound Design; (3cr)  (Design/Tech Students) 
THR 150 - Production/Rehearsal/Performance 1; (2cr)     
THR 152 - Production/Rehearsal/Performance 2; (2cr)  
THR 250 - Production/Rehearsal/Performance 3; (2cr)  
THR 252 - Production/Rehearsal/Performance 4; (2cr)  
THR 270 - Stage Management; (3cr)  
THR 280 - Set Design; (3cr)  
THR 380 - Costume Design/Makeup; (3cr)  
THR 388 - Stage Lighting; (3cr)  
THR 412 - Theatre Workshop; (3cr)  
THR 425 - Senior Showcase 1; (3cr)  
THR 426 - Senior Showcase 2; (3cr)  
Theatre Arts Program Elective; (10cr)  
Total Theatre Arts Content Specialty: 57
Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences
THH 191 - Introduction to Theatre; (3cr)  
THH 301 - Theatre History & Dramaturgy; (3cr)  
Theatre History Elective; (3cr)  
Total LAS: 9
Concentration Component
MAC 150 - Introduction to Live Sound; (3cr)  
THR 282 - Theatre Technology Seminar 1; (1cr)  
THR 381 - Theatre Technology Seminar 2; (1cr)  
THR 482 - Theatre Technology Seminar 3; (1cr)  
THR 382 - Computer Assisted Drafting; (3cr)  
THR 383 - Advanced Set Design; (3cr)  
THR 386 - Costume Construction; (3cr)  
THR 481 - Rendering for the Stage; (3cr)  
THR 484 - Advanced Stage Lighting; (3cr)  
Design/Technology Technique Concentration Elective; (3cr)  
Total Concentration Component: 24
Total Program Credits: 120
Recommended Sequence of Courses
Course Name
   
Semester 1
  Semester 2
ENG 101 - English Composition 1; (3cr)      ENG 102 - English Composition 2; (3cr)  
Oral Communication Competency Elective; (3cr)     MAC 150 - Introduction to Live Sound; (3cr)  
THH 191 - Introduction to Theatre; (3cr)     THR 124 - Acting 2; (3cr)  
THR 111 - Introduction to Stagecraft; (3cr)     THR 152 - Production/Rehearsal/Performance 2; (2cr)  
THR 121 - Acting 1; (3cr)     Theatre Arts Program Elective; (3cr)  
THR 150 - Production/Rehearsal/Performance 1; (2cr)      
Total 17   Total 14
Semester 3
  Semester 4
Quantitative Competency Elective; (3cr)     Scientific Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Diversity Competency Elective; (3cr)     THR 252 - Production/Rehearsal/Performance 4; (2cr)  
THR 221 - Acting 3; (3cr)  or DAN 132 - Modern Dance 1; (2cr)  (Musical Theatre Students) and DAN 260 - Dance Topics; (1cr)  (Musical Theatre Students) or IMA 120 - Motion Design 1; (3cr)  (Design/Tech Students)    THR 224 - Acting 4; (3cr)  or DAN 232 - Modern Dance 2; (2cr)   (Musical Theatre Students) and DAN 421 - Dance Topics 2; (1cr)   (Musical Theatre Students) or AUD 314 - Live Sound Design; (3cr)  (Design/Tech Students) 
THR 250 - Production/Rehearsal/Performance 3; (2cr)     THR 380 - Costume Design/Makeup; (3cr)  
THR 270 - Stage Management; (3cr)     THR 388 - Stage Lighting; (3cr)  
THR 280 - Set Design; (3cr)      
Total 17
  Total 14
Semester 5
  Semester 6
Theatre History Elective; (3cr)     PSY 101 - General Psychology; (3cr)  
THR 386 - Costume Construction; (3cr)     THH 301 - Theatre History & Dramaturgy; (3cr)  
THR 412 - Theatre Workshop; (3cr)     THR 282 - Theatre Technology Seminar 1; (1cr)  
Design/Technology Technique Concentration Elective; (3cr)     THR 370 - Directing; (3cr)  
Theatre Arts Program Elective; (3cr)       THR 382 - Computer Assisted Drafting; (3cr)  
    Theatre Arts Program Elective; (3cr)  
Total 15   Total 16
Semester 7
  Semester 8
General Elective; (3cr)     General Elective; (3cr)  
THR 381 - Theatre Technology Seminar 2; (1cr)     General Elective; (3cr)  
THR 425 - Senior Showcase 1; (3cr)     THR 383 - Advanced Set Design; (3cr)  
THR 481 - Rendering for the Stage; (3cr)     THR 426 - Senior Showcase 2; (3cr)  
THR 484 - Advanced Stage Lighting; (3cr)     THR 482 - Theatre Technology Seminar 3; (1cr)  
Theatre Arts Program Elective; (1cr)       
Total 14   Total 13

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