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TA 420
Stagecraft
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course is an introduction to technical theatre and the creation of scenic elements. Includes basic concepts of design, painting techniques, set construction, set movement, prop construction, backstage organization, and career possibilities. Also included in this class is an introduction to theatrical construction and painting techniques; types of theatrical scenery and backstage organization. These topics are explored through a combination of lecture and practical experience gained by working on department productions. (C-ID THTR 171)