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THR 100 - Theatre Appreciation

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of remedial reading.

Description: A survey of the aesthetic and technical factors involved in the emergence of written drama as a produced work of theatre art. For students whose curricular emphasis is not theatre. Attendance at theatrical productions required. SUNY GEN ED-GART; NCC GEN ED-WESH, FAPA, HUM Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 101 - Introduction to Theatre History I

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of remedial reading.

Description: An introduction to the arts of the theatre with special emphasis on (1) the evolution and historical development of the play and the physical theatre and (2) the function and interdependence of the various artists and craftsmen in the theatre from primitive times through the Renaissance. Attendance at theatrical productions required. (See THR 201) SUNY GEN ED-GHUM GART; NCC GEN ED-WESH, FAPA, HUM Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 102 - Introduction to Black Theatre in America

Description: (Dual listed with AFR 190) An introduction to the literature and artists of the contemporary African American theatre. The course includes representative playwrights, actors and technicians as speakers in the class and field trips to theatre productions. Students have the opportunity to work in at least one production per semester, selected from contemporary African American drama which may, whenever possible, be performed in the community. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 103 - Acting I

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of remedial reading.

Description: Fundamental training of the actor as a theatrical instrument. Physicalization, characterization and interpretation are applied to improvisations, monologues and scenes. Actor's script analysis, psychological and emotional preparation are emphasized in scene and monologue study. SUNY GEN ED-GART; NCC GEN ED-FAPA, HUM Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 104 - Acting II

Prerequisites: Minimum Grade of C in THR 103.

Description: Fundamental training of the actor as a theatrical instrument. Physicalization, characterization and interpretation are applied to improvisations, monologues and scenes. Actor's script analysis, psychological and emotional preparation are emphasized in scene and monologue study. SUNY GEN ED-GART; NCC GEN ED-FAPA, HUM Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 107 - Stagecraft

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of remedial reading.

Description: Introduction to the principles and techniques of technical theatre production, including scene design, construction, stage lighting, and costuming. Practical emphasis will be placed on scenery construction and the use of hand and power tools. Course requirements include an assignment to a theatre production. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-FAPA, HUM Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 108 - Technical Production

Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in THR 107.

Description: Intermediate study of the techniques and principles of stage construction and technical production. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 110 - Movement for Theatre I

Prerequisites: for Acting A.A. degree majors only or permission of Chairperson.

Description: Training in movement to prepare the body as a dramatic instrument. Emphasis on flexibility so the actor may express physically a wide range of attitudes, traits and emotions. (3 hours) SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Fall Only

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 113 - Summer Theatre Workshop I

Prerequisites: Permission of the Chairperson required.

Description: Intensive training in the production, rehearsal and performance of plays. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 115 - Production and Performance

Description: This is the first course in the THR 115-THR 116 sequence. Participation in the production, rehearsal and performance of major College theatre productions. Assignments include constructing and painting scenery, hanging lighting instruments, stage management, running crew, etc. Students who are cast in productions (by audition only) are also required to participate in technical production tasks. Open to Theatre and Acting degree students; others by Department permission only. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 116 - Production and Performance

Description: This is the second course in the THR 115-THR 116 sequence. Participation in the production, rehearsal and performance of major College theatre productions. Assignments include constructing and painting scenery, hanging lighting instruments, stage management, running crew, etc. Students who are cast in productions (by audition only) are also required to participate in technical production tasks. Open to Theatre and Acting degree students; others by Department permission only. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 117 - African American Theatre Ensemble, Rehearsal and Performance

Description: (Dual listed with AFR 191). This is the first course in the THR 117-THR 118 sequence. Participation in the production, rehearsal and performance of the African American Theatre Ensemble productions. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 118 - African American Theatre Ensemble, Rehearsal and Performance

Prerequisites: THR 117.

Description: (Dual listed with AFR 192) This course is the second half of the THR 117-THR 118 sequence. Participation in the production, rehearsal and performance of the African-American Theatre Ensemble productions. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 119 - Movement for Stage II

Description: Prerequisite: for Acting A.A. degree majors only or permission of the Department. There is no further description of this course. SUNY GEN ED-n/a, NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 120 - Voice for Stage

Prerequisites: for Acting A.A. degree majors only or permission of Chairperson.

Description: Practice in the development of voice for the stage; concentrated practice in developing more effective voice and diction habits for the individual actor. (3 hours) SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 201 - Introduction to Theatre History II

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of remedial reading.

Description: A continuation of THR 101 surveying the developments of theatre from the Renaissance through the present. Emphasis on major movements in theatre and drama through representative dramatists, and an outline of contemporary and European theatre practice. Attendance at theatrical productions required. (See THR 101) SUNY GEN ED-GHUM, GART; NCC GEN ED-FAPA, HUM, WESH Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 202 - Lighting Design

Prerequisites: Minimum Grade of C in THR 108.

Description: A program of instruction in the principles of theatrical lighting design, consisting of lab sessions, and lectures on equipment, color, optics, and lighting techniques. Students are to make light plots for analysis in class and advanced design problems are discussed. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 203 - Scene Design

Prerequisites: Minimum Grade of C in THR 202.

Description: A program of instruction in the theory and practice of scene design, consisting of demonstrations, lectures, and critiques of student work. Students are to make scene sketches, models, and working drawings for assigned projects, and move on to more advanced design problems. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 207 - Acting III

Prerequisites: Minimum Grade of C in THR 104.

Description: This is the first course in the THR 207-THR 208 sequence. Designed especially for the third semester student in acting. Classroom study and coaching with emphasis on advanced monologues and scene study. SUNY GEN ED-GART; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 208 - Acting IV

Prerequisites: Minimum Grade of C in THR 207.

Description: This is the second course in the THR 207-THR 208 sequence. Designed especially for the fourth semester student in acting. Classroom study and coaching with emphasis on advanced monologues and scene study. SUNY GEN ED-GART; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 215 - Production and Performance

Prerequisites: for Acting A.A. and Technical Theatre A.A. degree students or permission of the Department.

Description: This is the first course in the THR 215-THR 216 sequence. Participation in the production, rehearsal and performance of major college theatre productions. Assignments include construction and painting scenery, hanging lighting instruments, stage management, running crew, etc. Students who are cast in productions (by audition only) are also required to participate in technical production tasks. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 216 - Production and Performance

Prerequisites: for Acting A.A. and Technical Theatre A.A. degree students or permission of the Department.

Description: br> This is the second course in the THR 215-THR 216 sequence. Participation in the production, rehearsal and performance of major college theatre productions. Assignments include construction and painting scenery, hanging lighting instruments, stage management, running crew, etc. Students who are cast in productions (by audition only) are also required to participate in technical production tasks. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 217 - African American Theatre Ensemble, Rehearsal and Performance

Description: (Dual listed with AFR 193). This is the first course in the THR 217 - THR 218 sequence. Participation in the production, rehearsal and performance of the African-American Theatre Ensemble productions. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 218 - African American Theatre Ensemble, Rehearsal and Performance

Description: (Dual listed with AFR 194). This is the second course in the THR 217 - THR 218 sequence. Participation in the production, rehearsal and performance of the African-American Theatre Ensemble productions. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

THR 300 - Shakespeare on Stage and Page

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: (Dual listed with ENG 300) This interdisciplinary course, team-taught by members of the English and Theatre Departments, offers a performance-oriented view of Shakespeare's plays. Students see films and videotapes as well as perform segments of the plays in class. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GED-HUM, LIT Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance