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Beginning Director
DIRECTING
CLASS CODE: TA 424 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: THEATRE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor. An introduction to the basic principles of directing, coupled with extensive experience in directing two scenes and a one-act play; designed to prepare students for directing assignments in church, educational, and community theatre.
DESCRIPTION: Basic principles of directing for the theatre, coupled with extensive practicum experience.
TOPICS: Script interpretation, composition in set design, composition in blocking, composition in lighting, working with actors, style, and putting it all together to create a complete stage experience.
OBJECTIVES: Apply skills through practical application, directing two ten-minute scenes and a one-act play.
Be prepared to take on directing assignments in church, educational and community theatre groups.
REQUIREMENTS: Three directing projects, director's book and journal, quizzes on chapter and attendance.
PREREQUISITES: Students with Junior status who have completed TA 123: Acting One, or consent of instructor.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001