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

Fall 2021

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
38122
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
Mo
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Closed

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 38122 Students are required to have access to a webcam and microphone unless otherwise specified. Students may contact instructor at: kara.thomson@mesacc.edu

23254
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
We
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Closed

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 23254 Students are required to have access to a webcam and microphone unless otherwise specified. Students may contact instructor at: kara.thomson@mesacc.edu

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.
Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
23246
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
We
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 23246 Students are required to have access to a webcam and microphone unless otherwise specified. Students may contact instructor at: kara.thomson@mesacc.edu

37161
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
We
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at kara.thomson@mesacc.edu

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
37162
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
Mo
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Closed

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at kara.thomson@mesacc.edu

THP213 Introduction to Technical Theatre 4 Credits
Procedures of technical theatre production and demonstration. Topics include design and construction of scenery, lighting, and properties. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24515
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021
Tu
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 24515 Students may contact instructor at: kara.thomson@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 24515 must also register for one of .
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
24243
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021
Tu
1:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 24243 Students may contact instructor at: kara.thomson@mesacc.edu and adriana.diaz@mesacc.edu

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