Description: Actor movement training intended for the graduate and advanced undergraduate. Focus on the process of building a physical characterization, tumbling, kinesthetic awareness, movement improvisation, period styles, court dancing, mask, Commedia dell'Arte, and stage combat
Description: The creation of various costume accessories, ornaments and hand properties categorized by the profession as costume crafts.
Prerequisites: THEA 410/810, 412/812, 418/818 or equivalent and permission.
Description: Projects in scene design, costume design, lighting design, sound design, or technical direction. Planning and execution of designs for actual production.
Prerequisites: THEA 410/810 or equivalent.
Description: Intensive work in designing lighting for theatre, dance, musicals, and opera.
Prerequisites: THEA 411/811 or equivalent.
Description: Advanced lighting design through the rendering of light story boards.
Prerequisites: THEA 413/813 or 489/889.
Description: Theory and practice of production design for the camera. Research, design techniques, tools, and aspects specific to film and television.
Prerequisites: 12 hrs theatre arts, including THEA 201, and permission.
Description: Computer Aided Design (CAD) as it applies to scenic, costume, and lighting design. Emphasis on two-dimensional drafting, three-dimensional modeling, and computer graphics.
Prerequisites: THEA 418/818.
Description: In-depth costume design in the areas of design conception and techniques of design communication. Application of principles learned in Costume Design I.
Prerequisites: THEA 820
Description: In-depth theoretical and practical application of organization, materials, and techniques necessary for the planning, execution, maintenance, and use of stage scenery, and the proper and safe use and maintenance of the stage and shop facilities.
Description: Advanced techniques and practice in technical drafting as applied to theatrical scenic construction.
Description: Practice in planning of a theatre facility, including program writing, working with consultants and architects, equipment specification, space allocation, codes and regulations.
Description: Techniques and practice of rendering for scene and costume design.
Description: Strengthen design aesthetic and understanding of modern technology that is commonly seen in the theatre through hands-on exploration of lighting consoles, automated and LED fixtures that will sharpen design skills.
Description: Prepare to be a master electrician for live performances by learning basic crew management, principles of electricity, dimmers and general stage lighting equipment as well as common tools used by those in the trade.
Prerequisites: 12 hrs theatre arts including THEA 201, or permission.
Description: Techniques and practice of scene painting for theatre, film, and television. Texture simulation, faux finishes, and realistic drop painting.
Description: Practice in using various media and plate design; rendering techniques and costume plate experimentation to achieve variety in the portfolio, reflecting the mood and texture of each theatrical work.
Description: Advanced costume design techniques in specific types of performance arts.
Prerequisites: THEA 489
Description: Develop the skills required to successfully direct a film. Critically analyze a script; shape an actor's performance and balance the technical demands of each scene.
Prerequisites: Junior standing or permission.
Description: Most frequently produced plays 1652-1989 on European stages (excluding England). Structural aspects and reasons for the play's popularity among performers and audiences.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor
Description: Significant questions in dramatic theory and practice of theatre and film production, beginning with Aristotle and continuing to film theory.
Prerequisites: THEA 201 or permission
Description: Theory and practice of sound design for live theatre. Extensive work with recording, mixing, effects, and playback devices.
Prerequisites: THEA 450/850 or permission
Description: Advanced work with recording, editing, and playback devices. Training in digital editing using the ProTools LE platform. Planning and execution of full-length, realized, sound designs for departmental mainstage productions.
Prerequisites: THEA 489/889 or 451/851.
Description: Advanced application of studio and field recording techniques and Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) editing.
Description: Advanced training in the integration of acting, movement, and singing skills for the performance of musical theatre. Training in artistic decision making that generates a character within a musical. Focus on a discipline of preparation and the resulting practice of performance; practical experiences with solos, duets, and ensembles from American Musical Theatre Repertoire.
Prerequisites: THEA 201 or permission
Description: Theory and practice of rigging for live theatre. Extensive work with fly systems, rope systems, and standard rigging hardware.
Description: Analysis of selected plays from ancient Greeks to postmodernism.
Prerequisites: Undergraduate major in theatre
Description: Projects, planning, and execution of various forms and styles involving the communication process between director and designer.
Description: Introduces the graduate student to contemporary university level teaching theories and their classroom applications.
Prerequisites: Senior standing and 3.0 GPA.
Description: History of technological innovation in film. Sound, film format, color systems, lenses and lighting that have enhanced the finished product in the film industry.
Prerequisites: THEA 489 / 889 and permission
Description: Projects in screenwriting, film production, digital animation, and new media.
Prerequisites: THEA 489/889.
Description: Advanced studio software and techniques.
Prerequisites: THEA 481/881, 482/882, and permission.
Description: Advanced film production techniques including sync-sound, lighting, lab post-production and film business. Small group production of Cenema Verite's Experimental and Narrative short films.
Description: Structured internships with professional organizations or individuals outside the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus or with Nebraska Educational Telecommunications.
Description: Special topics in theatre arts.
Prerequisites: Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser
Prerequisites: Undergraduate major in theatre arts
Description: Problems and theories of scenery, costume, and lighting design for ballet, opera, musicals, and legitimate plays. Discussion of student projects and designed full-scale productions.
Prerequisites: Undergraduate major in theatre arts including 9 hrs theatre history and evolution of dramatic theory
Description: Specialized topics in theatre history.