Stagecraft

Instructor:
Brenda Williams

Course Description:
This course is designed for the student with and interest in learning the “behind the scenes” aspects of technical theatre and stage production. Students will participate in the construction of sets, props and costumes for the Harding Fine Arts productions.

Objectives:

  • Discover the Elements and Principles of Design
  • Use problem solving and critical thinking to identify solutions
  • Increase self-discipline and time management skills
  • Understand the importance of sequencing and planning
  • Develop a working knowledge of theatre vocabulary
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of stage makeup, basic sewing, painting (use and cleanup) modeling
  • Learn the uses of basic construction tools and safety
  • Discover correlations between art and other disciplines including math, literacy, history and science