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Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts - Option in Technical Theatre/Design

This option requires work in a variety of skills development emphasizing the technological as well as the artistic aspects of design and execution. Continuous advancing assignments in productions for public performances are required.

Requirements

Concentration core classes:

Take all of the following:

  • THEA 517 Repertory Theatre I (2)
    Prerequisites: Acceptance into the MFA Program.
  • THEA 518 Repertory Theatre II (2)
    Prerequisites: Acceptance into the MFA Program.
  • THEA 519 Repertory Theatre III (2)
    Prerequisites: Acceptance into the MFA Program.
  • THEA 523 Theory/Practice of Contemporary Theatre (3)
    Prerequisite: None
  • THEA 524 Dramaturgy (3)
    Prerequisite: Acceptance into the MFA Program.
  • THEA 541 Portfolio Development (3)
    Prerequisite: None
  • THEA 544 Visual Concepts in Theatre Design (3)
    Prerequisite: None
  • THEA 550 Computer Graphics for Theatre (3)
    Prerequisite: None
  • THEA 552 Collaborative Studies (3)
    Prerequisite: None
  • THEA 584 Rendering and Painting for Theatre (2)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 699 MFA Thesis/Project (1-6)
    Prerequisite: Advancement to candidacy and consent of department chair.

Costume Concentration: 60 units:

Take all of the following courses:

  • THEA 546A Advanced Costume Design I (2)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 546B Advanced Costume Design I (2)
    Prerequisite: THEA 546A or consent of instructor
  • THEA 556A Advanced Costume Design II (2)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 556B Advanced Costume Design II (2)
    Prerequisite: THEA 556A or consent of instructor.
  • THEA 656A Advanced Costume Design III (2)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 656B Advanced Costume Design III (2)
    Prerequisite: THEA 656A or consent of instructor.
  • THEA 540 Non-traditional Material Use in the Theatre (2)
    Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
  • THEA 554 Textile Applications in Theatre Design (2)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 583 Theatrical Patterning Methods (2)
    Prerequisites: None

Take 8 units of electives.

Scenery Concentration:

Take all of the following:

  • THEA 540 Non-traditional Material Use in Theatre (2)
    Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
  • THEA 545 Computer Aided Design for the Theatre (2)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 554 Textile Applications in Theatre Design (2)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 580A Scene Design I (2)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 580B Scene Design I (2)
    Prerequisite: THEA 580A or consent of instructor.
  • THEA 585A Scene Design II (2)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 585B Scene Design II (2)
    Prerequisite: THEA 585A or consent of instructor.
  • THEA 685A Scene Design III (2)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 685B Scene Design III (2)
    Prerequisites: THEA 685A or consent of instructor.

Take 7 units of electives.

Lighting Concentration:

Take all of the following:

  • THEA 545 Computer Aided Design for the Theatre (2)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 548A Advanced Lighting Design I (2)
    Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
  • THEA 548B Advanced Lighting Design I (2)
    Prerequisite: THEA 548A or consent of instructor.
  • THEA 555 Virtual and Automated Lighting Design (2)
    Prerequisite: None
  • THEA 648A Advanced Lighting Design II (2)
    Prerequisite: None
  • THEA 648B Advanced Lighting Design II (2)
    Prerequisites: THEA 648A or consent of instructor.
  • THEA 649A Advanced Lighting Design III (2)
    Prerequisite: None
  • THEA 649B Advanced Lighting Design III (2)
    Prerequisite: THEA 649A or consent of instructor.

Take 10 units of electives.


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