Production Participant & Capstone Courses At a Glance

Actor talking on a pay phone2 actors playing in a cardboard box

Darius Hahn in Phonebook; Alyssa Almeida and Erik Van Dijk in Out of the Box. Part of UpStart 2016 - a student written, directed and designed festival of one-act plays.

PP Courses At a Glance

Level/Weight

0.5 units

(1 course)

1.0 units

(2 courses)

1.5 units

(3 courses)

Foundational 

scaffolded participation

Cannot be taken with: 243, 244, other PP, capstones

206 (F), 207 (W)

Requisites: none;

Normally also: first-year THPERF or student from another program; audition (S1) or application (S2, S3)

Total class and prep time: ave. 7-9 hrs/wk

Egs: secondary performer smaller role, small prod tasks
   

Intermediate

supported contribution

Cannot be taken with: 243, 244, other PP, capstones

306 (F), 307 (W)

Requisites: THPERF students, audition (S1) or application (S2, S3)

Normally also: 243, 244, 200-level course in section area

Total class and prep time: ave. 7-9 hrs/wk

Egs: primary performer smaller role, challenging prod tasks, supported secondary headship, dramaturgical team member

316 (F), 317 (W)

Requisites: THPERF students, audition (S1) or application (S2, S3)

Normally also: 243, 244, 200-level course in section area

Total class and prep time: ave. 14-18 hrs/wk

Egs: primary performer major role, challenging prod tasks, supported full headship, ASM, writer 
 

Advanced

guided collaboration

Cannot be taken with: 243, 244, other PP, capstones

406 (F), 407 (W)

Requisites: THPERF students, one PP course, audition (S1) or application (S2, S3)

Normally also: 243, 244, 300-level course in section area

Total class and prep time: ave. 7-9 hrs/wk

Egs: leading performer smaller role, head of secondary prod dept, dramaturgical team leader

416 (F), 417 (W)

Requisites: THPERF students, one PP course, audition (S1) or application (S2, S3)

Normally also: 243, 244, 300-level course in section area

Total class and prep time: ave. 14-18 hrs/wk

Egs: leading performer major role, head of primary prod dept, Assistant Stage Manager, Assistant Production Manager, writer

Stage Manager

416 + 490 (F), 417 + 491 (W)

Requisites: THPERF students, one PP course as Assistant Stage Manager, application 

Normally also: 243, 244, 343

Total class and prep time: ave. 21-27 hrs/wk

Capstone

mentored leadership

Cannot be taken with: 243, 244, other PP

   

400 (F), 410 (W)

Requisites: THPERF students, one PP course, good academic standing, application

Normally also: 300-level PP course, 300-level course in section area

Total class and prep time: ave. 21 - 27 hrs/wk

(14 - 18 hrs practicum + 7 - 9 hrs reflection)

Egs: lead performer, assistant director, head of primary prod dept, assistant designer,  SM, dramaturgical team leader, playwright