Faculty of Arts

Third Year Theatre Courses


THTR 3230 Advanced Theatre Production 1 (2,2,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

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
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THTR 3240 Advanced Theatre Production 2 (2,2,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

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
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THTR 3410 Design for the Theatre 1 (2,2,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

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.
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THTR 3420 Design for the Theatre 2 (2,2,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

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
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THTR 3500 Play Production 3 (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 3600 The Role: Interpretation and Characterization 1 (2,2,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

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 2210
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THTR 3610 The Role: Interpretation and Characterization 2 (2,2,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

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
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THTR 3700 Effective Public Speaking (4,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

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.
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THTR 3800 Voice for the Stage (2,2,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

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
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THTR 3990 ***Selected Topics in Theatre (2,2,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

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
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