CTE THEATRE TECH CLASSES

Technical Theatre Beginning:

 

This is a production-oriented course that provides foundational stagecraft skills and safety procedures preparing students for industry and college study of technical theatre. Students engage in scenic design and construction, lighting, sound, properties, costumes, make-up, special effects, theatre management, stage management, and theatre terminalogy.

 

At Roosevelt, technicians looking to become PAID student employess are required to enroll in this or the Technical Theatre Advanced class.  After school/evening tech crew service is an essential part of the department and is encouraged for advancement in the program.

 

Offered both semesters.  No Pre-requisite.  Can be taken for .5 CTE or .5 Fine Arts credit.

Technical Theatre Advanced:

This class is a production-oriented couse that extends skills in Technical Theatre and Design.  Students apply, analyze and assist in the creation of a unifying concerpt for a production in one or more of the following disciplines: lighting, sound, properties, set construction, special effects, costumes, make-up, theatre management, or stage management.  Students may choose a technical theatre focus, assist, and then lead the design process for a main stage production including the development of a design portfolio.

 

Offered both semesters.  Pre-requisite: Technical Theatre Beginning.  Can be taken for .5 CTE or .5 Fine Arts credit.  Course may be repeated for credit.

Costume Design Beginning

 

This is an entry level course open to all students interested in learning the art of costume design and construction.  The course explores how character and story are revealed through costume choices.  Costume designers start with character and script analysis and director concepts to develop design concepts.  Students collaborate to develop skills in design, drawing, and using a pattern to build a costume.  Students gain experience in hand and machine sewing skills used to build individual designed pieces.

 

Offered both semesters.  No Pre-requisite.  Can be taken for .5 CTE or .5 Fine Arts credit.

Costume Design Advanced

 

This class is for students interested in deepening skills in the art of costume desing and construction.  Students in this course collaborate with designers and directors to design and build costumes from school productions.  Students engage in more complex practices in design, drawing, using patterns, alterations, and sawing.

 

Offered both semesters.  Pre-requisite: Costume Design Beginning.  Can be taken for .5 CTE or .5 Fine Arts credit.  Course may be repeated for credit.

Important Documents for ALL Tech/Costume Classes
Individual Project Guide
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