Kara Elizabeth Thomson

Residential Faculty - Design for Theatre & Film

Program Director :

Speech-Theatre

Communication, Theatre & Film Arts

Office: TH 29 - Room: 24

480-461-7975

Classes Taught

Spring 2020

THE111 Introduction to Theatre 3 Credits
A survey of theatre, including basic elements and principles of production, styles, and/or historical perspectives of theatre, dramatic literature, and criticism. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26790
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Started

THF205 Introduction to Cinema 3 Credits
Survey of the history and development of the art of motion pictures, including criticism of aesthetic and technical elements. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27048
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Class Started

26870
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Class Started

THF210 Contemporary Cinema 3 Credits
A study of contemporary films, directors and critics with emphasis on evaluating film as an art form. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36869
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Closed

THP217 Introduction to Design Scenography 3 Credits
The role of the theatre designer in creating scenic, lighting, costume, sound, and multimedia effects for stage productions. Elements of the design process and communication of dramatic themes and visions to the audience. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26786
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM

Closed

THP268 Opportunities in Production 3 Credits
Provides the continuing design student, dramaturge, stage management, technical director, and directing students with opportunities to expand the versatility of professional skills. Emphasis on relating their work to the total production process. Linking design ideas to production concept. Maintain dramaturge, stage manager, director documentation. Practical application of student work for portfolio development.
Prerequisites: Permission of Department or Division.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36498
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
1:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Class Started

THP282 Production And Acting II 3 Credits
Provides the continuing acting student with opportunities to expand the versatility of characterization skills. Emphasis on relating the actor's work to the total production process. Performance of monologues, scenes, and one-act plays.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in THP281, or permission of Department or Division.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26756
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
01/13/2020 - 03/06/2020
MoWe
8:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Closed

Notes: Class 26756: All students are required to participate in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) which requires one week of travel for completion of this course.
Class 26756 Requires outside lab time.

THP298AC Special Projects 3 Credits
Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment are made available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.
Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27620
Dobson Campus
SCENE SHOP
Lab
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Class Started

Notes: Class 27620 Meetings to be arranged with instructor.

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