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Winter Academic Term 2003 Course Guide

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Winter Academic Term, 2003 (January 6 - April 25)

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THTREMUS 101. Introduction to Acting 1.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Holly Maples (hmaples@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. Open to non-concentrators. (3). (CE). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 101. Introduction to Acting 1.

Section 002.

Instructor(s): D Ross (drossz@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. Open to non-concentrators. (3). (CE). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 101. Introduction to Acting 1.

Section 003.

Instructor(s): Anthony Cantrell (acantrel@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. Open to non-concentrators. (3). (CE). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 102. Introduction to Acting 2.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Jerald Schwiebert (jerco@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (3). (CE). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 211 / RCHUMS 280 / ENGLISH 245. Introduction to Drama and Theatre.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): E.J. Westlake (jewestla@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in RCHUMS 281. (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.

Foreign Lit

Credits: (4; 3 in the half-term).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

The course aims to introduce students to the power and variety of theatre, and to help them understand the processes which go toward making a production. Five to seven plays will be subjects of special study, chosen to cover a wide range of style and content, but interest will not be confined to these. Each student will attend two lectures weekly, plays a two-hour meeting in section each week; the latter will be used for questions, discussions, exploration of texts, and other exercises. Students will be required to attend two or more theatre performances, chosen from those available in Ann Arbor. Three papers are required plus a final examination.

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THTREMUS 211 / RCHUMS 280 / ENGLISH 245. Introduction to Drama and Theatre.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): E.J. Westlake (jewestla@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in RCHUMS 281. (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.

Foreign Lit

Credits: (4; 3 in the half-term).

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THTREMUS 212. Introduction to World Performance.

Section 001 Meets with RC Humanities 333.001.

Instructor(s): Mbala Nkanga (mbalank@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Foreign Lit

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

See RC Humanities 333.001.

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THTREMUS 227 / ENGLISH 227. Introductory Playwriting.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Malcolm Tulip (dmtulip@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (CE). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3; 2 in the half-term).

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THTREMUS 240(260). Introduction to Design.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Robert Murphy (remurphy@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: THTREMUS 250. (3). (CE). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 241. Directing I.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Darryl Jones (dvjones@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 242. Directing II.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): John Neville-Andrews (jneville@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: THTREMUS 241 and permission of instructor. (3). (CE). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 245. Introduction to Stage Management.

Section 001 [2 credits].

Instructor(s): Nancy Uffner (nuffner@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: THTREMUS 250. (2-3). (CE). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (2-3).

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THTREMUS 250. Introduction to Technical Theatre Practices.

Instructor(s): Gary Decker (grobert@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3; 2 in the half-term).

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THTREMUS 251. Production Practicum 1.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Nancy Uffner (nuffner@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1).

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THTREMUS 256(356). Lighting Design I.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Robert Murphy (remurphy@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: THTREMUS 250. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 270(370). Costume Design I.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Jessica Hahn (jhahn@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: THTREMUS 240. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 322 / ENGLISH 444. History of Theatre II.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Leigh A Woods (lawoods@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Foreign Lit

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 322 / ENGLISH 444. History of Theatre II.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Leigh Woods (lawoods@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Foreign Lit

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 322 / ENGLISH 444. History of Theatre II.

Section 002.

Instructor(s): E.J. Westlake (jewestla@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Foreign Lit

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

The history of theatre, internationally regarded, from about 1660 to the present. Class focuses on the production of theatre in its historical, social, ideological, and material contexts. Students study representative plays as sources and reflections of theatrical and social history. Class examines periods and nations, trends and developments unfolding during the 20th century.

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THTREMUS 322 / ENGLISH 444. History of Theatre II.

Section 002.

Instructor(s): E.J. Westlake

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Foreign Lit

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 323(423) / ENGLISH 349. American Theatre and Drama.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Bert Cardullo (cardullo@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 340. Black Theatre Workshop.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Glenda Dickerson (glendad@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: THTREMUS 222 and 233. (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 345. Stage Management Practicum: Plays.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Nancy Uffner (nuffner@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: THTREMUS 245 and permission of instructor. (2-3). (Excl). May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits.

Credits: (2-3).

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THTREMUS 350. Introduction to Technical Direction.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Rich Lindsay (rlindsay@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: THTREMUS 362. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 353. Sound for the Theatre.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Henry Reynolds (hpr@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: THTREMUS 250 and permission of instructor. (2). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (2).

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THTREMUS 356(456). Lighting Design II.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Robert Murphy (remurphy@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: THTREMUS 256. Permission of instructor required. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 360(460). Scene Design II.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Vince Mountain (vincemtn@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: THTREMUS 260. Permission of instructor required. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 385. Performing Arts Management.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Kerianne Tupac (kmtupac@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (2). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (2).

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THTREMUS 386. Practicum in Performing Arts Management.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Jeffrey Kuras (jskuras@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 399. Topics in Drama.

Section 003 Theatre Voice for Non-Majors. [3 credits].

Instructor(s): Annette Masson (amasson@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (1-3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1-3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course is a "hands on" practical course designed to improve the speaking abilities of any public speaker or lecturer. Effective speaking techniques, both physical and vocal will be explored. Each student will discover their own personal style and approach. Rehearsed and unrehearsed speeches will be recorded, critiqued, and evaluated. Increase the ability to take "risks" and cope with the "fears" of public speaking; present rehearsed and unrehearsed speeches for discussion and critique. Limited enrollment.

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THTREMUS 399. Topics in Drama.

Section 004 Performnce Art Advanced Studio. [3 credits]. Meets with Art 484.001.

Instructor(s): Holly Hughes (hahughes@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (1-3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1-3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Students apply a variety of techniques and strategies to develop a collaborative ensemble performance piece that will be publically presented in the spring. Students explore a variety of compositional approaches while experiencing hands-on workshops in collaboration and production.

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THTREMUS 399. Topics in Drama.

Section 005 Film Acting Practicum. [3 credits].

Instructor(s): Janet Maylie (jmfredri@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (1-3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1-3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Collaborative project with Theatre and Film & Video Studies students.

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THTREMUS 402. Ideas of Theatre: Dramatic Theory and Criticism.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Bert Cardullo (cardullo@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 403. Design and Production Forum, I.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Vince Mountain (vincemtn@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (2). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (2).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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THTREMUS 427 / ENGLISH 427. Advanced Playwriting.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): OyamO (oyamo@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: THTREMUS 327. Permission of instructor required. (3). (Excl). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (3; 2 in the half-term).

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THTREMUS 429. Playwriting Toward Production.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): OyamO (oyamo@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: THTREMUS 327 and permission of instructor. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course is intended as a comprehensive introduction to the collaborative nature of preparing a play for production. Each playwright must have a completed early or first draft of a full-length or a one act play on which to work. Writers who want to be considered must submit a play to OyamO in the Department of Theatre and Drama by end of fall semester in December. Depending on the availability of actors, directors, and designers, each of the plays will go through various phases of the collaborative process involving the above designated collaborators. The instructors will act as dramaturges for all the plays. Writers are expected to consider rewriting based upon input from the various collaborators. Actors, directors, designers, and students generally interested in theatre arts are welcome.

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THTREMUS 430. Senior Playwriting Thesis.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): OyamO (oyamo@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: THTREMUS 427 and permission of instructor. (3). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 440. Special Topics in African American Theatre and Drama.

Section 001 Comparing Black Aesthetics: Black Drama and Theatre in U.S., Caribs, and Africa. Meets with CAAS 458.002.

Instructor(s): Mbala Nkanga (mbalank@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: THTREMUS 222. (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

See CAAS 458.002.

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THTREMUS 452. Costume Construction.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Christianne Myers (msmyers@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor required. (3). (Excl). Laboratory fee ($20) required. May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee ($20) required.

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THTREMUS 464. Scene Painting for the Theatre.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Tim McDevitt (tjmcd@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: THTREMUS 250. (3). (Excl). Laboratory fee ($45) required. May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee ($45) required.

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This lab course is designed to examine and practice the basic techniques of theatrical scene painting. Students in the course will learn, practice, and combine skills for layout, color mixing, basic painting techniques, and multi media techniques. Suitable clothing and lab fee required.

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THTREMUS 466. History of Decor.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Gary Decker (grobert@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: THTREMUS 240. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

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THTREMUS 476. Costume Crafts.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Christianne Myers (msmyers@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor required. (3). (Excl). Laboratory fee ($50) required. May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee ($50) required.

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