BFA Theatrical Production and Design

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Bachelor of Fine Arts - Theatrical Production and Design

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The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatrical Production and Design is designed to provide students the foundational skills needed in the areas of theatrical technical production. Students who graduate with this degree are prepared for entry level position in technical production, including such positions as stage managers, carpenters, painters, electricians, wardrobe assistants, and designers. Students are also prepared to continue their studies at the graduate level. The program has four different emphases: Costume Design, Lighting Design, Scenic Design, and Technical Production.

Select Emphasis
Costume Design Lighting Design Technical Production Scenic Design


Note: FOR COURSE DESCRIPTIONS SEE THE UNDERGRADUATE BULLETIN

Costume Design Emphasis 83 total credit hours

Costume Design Emphasis
Core Curriculum: 41 credit hours

THEA 101,102,201,202,301,302,401,402 Theatre Practice 8
THEA 121 Introduction to Technical Theatre 3
THEA 123 Introduction to Technical Production 3
THEA 133 Introduction to Acting 3
THEA 222 Stagecraft I 3
THEA 226 Scene Painting I 3
THEA 315 Dramatic Imagination 3
THEA 381 Technical Seminar 3 (.5 credit each of 6 semesters)
THEA 441 Directing I 3
THEA 451 Theatre History I 3
THEA 452 Theatre History II 3
THEA 499 Performance/Production Seminar 3

Farndale

Costume Design Emphasis
Design Courses: 12 credit hours

THEA 223 Lighting I 3
THEA 326 Scene Design I 3
THEA 327 Costume Design I 3
THEA 328 Costume Design II 3

 

Costume Design Emphasis
Costume Courses: 30 credit hours

ART 150 Drawing I 3
ART 252 Life Drawing I 3
ART 253 Life Drawing II 3
THEA 220 Makeup 3
THEA 228 Costume Crafts 3
THEA 303 Rendering I 1
THEA 304 Rendering II 1
THEA 305 Rendering III 1
THEA 325 History of Fashion 3
THEA 329 Flat Patterning 3
THEA 420 Special Studies - Dyeing 3
THEA 420 Special Studies - Draping 3
 
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Lighting Design Emphasis 83 total credit hours

Lighting Design Emphasis
Core Curriculum: 38 credit hours

THEA 101,102,201,202,301,302,401,402 Theatre Practice 8
THEA 121 Introduction to Technical Theatre 3
THEA 123 Introduction to Technical Production 3
THEA 133 Introduction to Acting 3
THEA 226 Scene Painting I 3
THEA 315 Dramatic Imagination 3
THEA 381 Technical Seminar 3 (.5 credit each of 6 semesters)
THEA 441 Directing I 3
THEA 451 Theatre History I 3
THEA 452 Theatre History II 3
THEA 499 Performance/Production Seminar 3

 

Lighting Design Emphasis
Required Courses: 18 credit hours

THEA 223 Lighting I 3
THEA 326 Scene Design I 3
THEA 327 Costume Design I 3
THEA 245 Sound for the Theatre 3
THEA 324 Lighting II 3
THEA 420 Special Studies
(In Lighting)
3

Rocky Horror

Lighting Design Emphasis
Histories: 6 credit hours

ART 115 History of Art to 1400 3
ART 116 History of Art 1400 to Present 3
ART 340 History of Architecture 3
MUS 263 Music History in the Western Civ. 3

 

Lighting Design Emphasis
Electives: 21 credit hours

ART 150 Drawing I 3
THEA 220 Makeup 3
THEA 221 Computer Drawing I 3
THEA 222 Stagecraft I 3
THEA 228 Costume Crafts 3
THEA 334 Computer Drawing II 3
THEA 303 Rendering I 1
THEA 304 Rendering II 1
THEA 305 Rendering III 1
THEA 420 Special Studies (in another area) 3
COMM 251 Audio Production I 3
THEA 322 Stagecraft II 3
THEA 328 Costume Design II 3
THEA 426 Scene Design II 3
THEA 460 Theatre Management 3
 
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Technical Production Emphasis 86 total credit hours

Technical Production Emphasis
Core Curriculum: 50 credit hours

THEA 101,102,201,202,301,302,401,402 Theatre Practice 8
THEA 121 Introduction to Technical Theatre 3
THEA 123 Introduction to Technical Production 3
THEA 133 Introduction to Acting 3
THEA 221 Computer Drawing I 3
THEA 222 Stagecraft I 3
THEA 223 Stage Lighting I 3
THEA 334 Computer Drawing II 3
THEA 315 Dramatic Imagination 3
THEA 322 Stagecraft II 3
THEA 381 Technical Seminar 3 (.5 credit each of 6 semesters)
THEA 441 Directing I 3
THEA 451 Theatre History I 3
THEA 452 Theatre History II 3
THEA 499 Performance/Production Seminar 3

Tech Work

Technical Production Emphasis
Histories: 6 credit hours

ART 115 Art History to 1400 3
ART 116 Art History 1400 to Present 3
ART 340 History of Architecture 3

 

Technical Production Emphasis
Electives: 30 credit hours

THEA 220 Makeup 3
THEA 228 Costume Crafts 3
THEA 226 Scene Painting I 3
THEA 303 Rendering Techniques I 1
THEA 304 Rendering Techniques II 1
THEA 305 Rendering Techniques III 1
THEA 324 Stage Lighting Design 3
THEA 245 Sound for the Theatre 3
THEA 420 Special Studies in Technical Theatre
(2 Sections)
6
THEA 460 Theatre Organization and Management 3
ART 150 Drawing I 3
COMM 101 Fundamentals of Communication 3
COMM 221 Interpersonal Communication 3
ACCT 201 Financial Accounting 3
 
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Scenic Design Emphasis 83 total credit hours

Scenic Design Emphasis
Core Curriculum: 38 credit hours

THEA 101,102,201,202,301,302,401,402 Theatre Practice 8
THEA 121 Introduction to Technical Theatre 3
THEA 123 Introduction to Technical Production 3
THEA 133 Introduction to Acting 3
THEA 226 Scene Painting I 3
THEA 315 Dramatic Imagination 3
THEA 381 Technical Seminar 3 (.5 credit each of 6 semesters)
THEA 441 Directing I 3
THEA 451 Theatre History I 3
THEA 452 Theatre History II 3
THEA 499 Performance/Production Seminar 3

 

Scenic Design Emphasis
Histories: 6 credit hours

ART 115 Art History to 1400 3
ART 116 Art History 1400 to Present 3
ART 340 History of Architecture 3

America Buffalo

Scenic Design Emphasis
Electives: 24 credit hours

ART 150 Drawing I 3
THEA 221 Computer Drawing I 3
THEA 334 Computer Drawing II 3
THEA 222 Stagecraft I 3
THEA 228 Costume Crafts 3
THEA 303 Rendering I 1
THEA 304 Rendering II 1
THEA 305 Rendering III 1
THEA 322 Stagecraft II 3
THEA 420 Special Studies 3
THEA 427 Scene Painting II 3
THEA 460 Theatre Management 3

 

Scenic Design Emphasis
Design: 15 credit hours

THEA 223 Stage Lighting I 3
THEA 324 Stage Lighting II 3
THEA 326 Scene Design I 3
THEA 327 Costume Design I 3
THEA 426 Scene Design II 3
 
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