Faculty of Arts

Fourth Year Theatre Courses


THTR 4000 Direction and Staging 1 (3,2,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

A study of the processes of stage direction and the development of a method for transferring the script to the stage. THTR 4000 students work with student actors where they learn and practice the role of the director in a formal rehearsal setting.
Prerequisite: THTR 3600 and THTR 3610
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THTR 4010 Advanced Directing- Theatre Capstone Course (3,2,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

This course is the culmination of the theatre major. Students will apply their knowledge of performance, acting, theatre history, theatre technology and directing to their work in this course. Senior theatre students advance their study of the process of stage direction and the development of a method for transferring the script to the stage. Students apply creative and critical thinking to analyze a script and develop a director's vision for the realization of a production. Students work with student actors where they learn and practice the role of the director in a formal rehearsal setting. The final assignment for this course is directing a one-act play for the Directors Festival, which is the final production of the season for the Actors Workshop Theatre
Prerequisite: THTR 4000
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THTR 4500 Play Production 4 (1,0,8P)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

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
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THTR 4600 Acting Styles 1 (2,2,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

This course examines 2 classic scripts and the eras in which they were written, through performance and dramaturgy, in order to comprehensively study select styles of acting from significant periods in history.
Prerequisite: THTR 2110 and 2210
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THTR 4610 Acting Styles 2 (2,2,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Building on THTR 4600, this course examines 2 classic scripts and the eras in which they are written through performance and dramaturgy in order to comprehensively study select styles of acting from significant periods in history.
Prerequisite: THTR 4600
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