THARĀ 4500. Advanced Play Direction. 3 cr. hrs.

The study of stage directing techniques, as well as, theories and methods of directing preferred by well-known theatrical directors of the last three decades. Building upon the fundamentals of direction learned in THAR 2500, students acquire a broader knowledge base of different stage directing approaches, philosophies and methodologies. Opportunity to test principles in assigned laboratory productions and to collaborate with a student designer from THAR 4420, Lighting Design in a final One Act presentation. Prereq: THAR 2500 or cons. of instr.