Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Second Year Theatre Courses


THTR 2110
THTR 2110
Acting and Character Portrayal 1 (3,1,0)
Credits: 3
Campus
AR
VISU
In this intermediate performance course, committed acting students further develop and polish the skills associated with the onstage presentation of completely drawn characters. Students analyze and practice the necessary techniques to effectively present character portrayals from the contemporary theatre. Exploration includes character and scene analysis, drama, comedy, and monologues.
Prerequisite: THTR 1110 and THTR 1210
THTR 2120
THTR 2120
Introduction to Theatre Production 1 (2,2,0)
Credits: 3
Campus
AR
VISU
This is a hands-on practical course designed to introduce students to the elementary principles of scenery and properties construction; stagecraft, lighting, electrical and audio operations; and costume construction.
THTR 2210
THTR 2210
Acting and Character Portrayal 2 (3,1,0)
Credits: 3
Campus
AR
VISU
In this intermediate performance course, a continuation from THTR 2110, committed acting students further develop and polish the skills associated with the onstage presentation of completely drawn characters. Students analyze and practice the necessary techniques to effectively present character portrayals from the contemporary theatre. Exploration includes character and scene analysis, drama, comedy, and monologues.
Prerequisite: THTR 2110, or permission from instructor
THTR 2220
THTR 2220
Introduction to TheatreProduction 2 (2,2,0)
Credits: 3
Campus
AR
VISU
Continuing from THTR 2120, this course is a hands-on practical course designed to introduce students to the elementary principles of scenery and properties construction; stagecraft, lighting, electrical and audio operations, and costume construction. In addition, students are introduced to stage management.
Prerequisite: THTR 2120 or instructor's written consent
Note: Credit cannot be given for both THTR 1120/1220 and 2120/2220
THTR 2310
THTR 2310
Acting for the Camera (4,0,0)
Credits: 3
Campus
AR
VISU
This course is the study of the basic techniques of acting for the camera with an examination of all the aspects of film production through lectures, demonstrations, and screenings. Students are required to participate in class scene work as well as outside class filming sessions to prepare taped scenes for evaluation.
Prerequisite: B- or better in THTR 1110, or permission from the instructor
THTR 2500
THTR 2500
Play Production 2 (1,0,8P)
Credits: 3
Campus
AR
VISU
Play Production is designed for students who have auditioned and been cast in a TRU Actor's Workshop stage production. Students rehearse and perform for public presentation the play that is staged in the appropriate semester.
Prerequisite: Successful audition for a TRU Actor's Workshop Production