Nov 23, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PRF-2801 Special Topics


Credits 3
PRF 2801 provides students studying Theatre Performance an examination of special topics in the field of The Performing Arts and Entertainment Technology with their relevance across disciplinary perspectives. The issues to be addressed in each colloquium will vary from semester to semester. This course should be taken in the student’s final semester. This course consists of a lecture component (2 hours each week) and a laboratory session (2 hours each week). Students enrolled in this course are required to attend the live theatre performance(s) listed in the syllabus outside of scheduled class time. This experience is vital to understanding and learning about the performing arts and is tied directly to significant assignments in this class. Students enrolled in this course will be required to participate in a culminating performance to demonstrate proficiency in the course outcomes. Therefore, students will be required to attend production hours outside of scheduled class time during the final exam period to attend a technical rehearsal, final dress rehearsal, and performance. The specific requirements and details regarding the live theatre performance(s) and culminating performance are outlined in the syllabus. Students should pay special attention to these requirements.
Prerequisite(s): Either PRF-1301 , 1401, PRF-1501 , PRF-1020   or PRF-1021 , or PRF-1001   or PRF-1002  completed with grade of C or higher, or concurrent enrollment in PRF 1301, PRF 1401, PRF 1501, PRF 1020 or 1021, or PRF 1001 or 1002, or with permission of the Department of Humanities.
Course Outcomes
  1. Describe the function of the special topic in Performing Arts and Entertainment Technology.
  2. Analyze the special topic for historical, social, and cultural context.
  3. Analyze the special topic for its application in Performing Arts and Entertainment Technology.
  4. Explain the fundamental techniques of advanced acting methods.
  5. Perform a position within a Performing Arts and Entertainment Technology Event incorporating the special topic.
  6. Describe a proactive application of Performing Arts or Entertainment Technology regarding a positive social change.




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