Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Third Year Theatre Courses


THTR 3230
THTR 3230
Advanced Theatre Production 1 (2,2,0)
Credits: 3
Campus
AR
VISU
An advanced, practical course exploring direction and coordination of technical theatre elements such as lighting, sound, costumes, props and set that were introduced in THTR 2120 and THTR 2220. This course will include practicum work associated with all Actor's Worshop Theatre productions.
Prerequisite: THTR 2120 and THTR 2220
THTR 3240
THTR 3240
Advanced Theatre Production 2 (2,2,0)
Credits: 3
Campus
AR
VISU
An advanced, practical course building on Advanced Theatre Production 1. This course further explores direction and coordination of technical theatre elements such as lighting, sound, costumes, props and sets. This course will include practicum work associated with all Actors Workshop Theatre productions.
Prerequisite: THTR 3230
THTR 3410
THTR 3410
Design for the Theatre 1 (2,2,0)
Credits: 3
Campus
AR
VISU
This practical course explores the basic principles and techniques of design for the theatre including set, props, lighting and costume. This course includes practicum work associated with all Actors Workshop Theatre Productions.
THTR 3420
THTR 3420
Design for the Theatre 2 (2,2,0)
Credits: 3
Campus
AR
VISU
This practical course explores the basic principles and techniques of design for the theatre including set, props, lighting and costume and includes practicum work associated with all Actors Workshop Theatre Productions. This course is a continuation of THTR 3410.
Prerequisite: THTR 3410
THTR 3500
THTR 3500
Play Production 3 (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
THTR 3600
THTR 3600
The Role: Interpretation and Characterization 1 (2,2,0)
Credits: 3
Campus
AR
VISU
This upper division acting course emphasizes externalizing the inner character in conjunction with work in textual analysis, improvisation and internal techniques. THTR 3600 students work with student directors where they learn and practice the role of the actor in a formal rehearsal setting.
Prerequisite: THTR 2110/2210
THTR 3610
THTR 3610
The Role: Interpretation and Characterization 2 (2,2,0)
Credits: 3
Campus
AR
VISU
Building on THTR 3600, this upper division acting course emphasizes externalizing the inner character in conjunction with work in textual analysis, improvisation and internal techniques. Students work with student directors where they learn and practice the role of the actor in a formal rehearsal setting. The final assignment for this course is performing a role in a one-act play for the Directors Festival, which is the final production of the season for the Actors Workshop Theatre.
Prerequisite: THTR 3600
THTR 3700
THTR 3700
Effective Public Speaking (4,0,0)
Credits: 3
Campus
AR
VISU
This course is an experiential study of the principles and performance requirements necessary for effective public speaking through various literary styles, with an emphasis on audience, purpose and message.
THTR 3800
THTR 3800
Voice for the Stage (2,2,0)
Credits: 3
Campus
AR
VISU
A performance oriented course designed to further develop an approach for the establishment of a personal vocal production technique designed for the demands of stage performance. Areas of study include breath, alignment, various vocal elements as well as the basics of speech.
Prerequisite: THTR 1110 and THTR 1210
THTR 3990
THTR 3990
***Selected Topics in Theatre (2,2,0)
Credits: 3
Campus
AR
VISU
This is a variable content course that changes from semester to semester. Generally, the topics in this course complement or lie outside regular program offerings. Students engage in diverse, practice-based approaches to productions. Areas of study may include the business of acting, musical theatre, mask, devised theatre, and stage combat.
Prerequisite: Permission from the Theatre Program Coordinator