Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2022

THEA 250   Stagecraft
Credits1
RestrictionsNo 2024 2023
Pre-Requisites
Co-Requisites
DistributionHuman Thought and Expression
Core AreaNone

A survey course that is designed to familiarize students with the areas of theater technology required in mounting a theatrical production, and to give an understanding of how the various areas of stage technology work together to achieve a cohesive result. At the end of the course students are prepared for further production work in theater as evidenced by the application of basic tools and materials necessary for construction; ornamentation; installation and painting of theatrical scenery; costume construction; stage lighting; and stage and production management. Course requirements include 24 lab hours, undertaken weekly, and covering safety, equipment, materials, and procedures. Open to all students.