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TH 333 Scenography I: Pre-Modern

Faculty: Olich
Content: The aesthetics, processes, and challenges of creating performance environments for stages and performers. The scenographer imagines and constructs visual worlds for theatrical storytelling with an emphasis on scene and costume design, but considering all visual elements of the stage, including architecture, lighting, props. Historical exploration of production aesthetics from classical Greek through the 18th century Restoration genres, research into historical performance environments and the texts they supported, project work in creating new performance environments for historical texts.
Prerequisites: TH 218 or TH 220.
Restrictions: Sophomore standing required.
Usually offered: Alternate Years, fall semester.
Semester credits: 4.