TH-124: Summer Theatre Workshop

Course Information

Course, prefix, number, & title: TH-124 Summer Theatre Workshop

Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 2 class hours, 2 studio hours (plus participation in Summer campus production)

Credits: 3

Pre-requisites (if any): Student must be enrolled in the College Now Summer Program

Co-requisites (if any): CN-13 Theatre Workshop, 3 class hours

Course Description in college catalog:

Students participate in productions directed by professionals to gain experience in directing, acting, technical theater, design, lighting, stage management, publicity and promotion. Classroom projects are related to actual productions. A student showcase will provide opportunities for all students to act before an audience.

Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:

A.S. Theatre, (Concentration: Acting) Elective

A.S. Theatre, (Concentration: Technical Theatre) Elective

General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.

  1. Communicate effectively in various forms

  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions

  3. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life

Course-specific student learning outcomes:

a. Illustrate a progressive understanding of the various elements and basic interrelated processes of analysis, interpretation, creation, performance, and production.

b. Integrate theoretical knowledge and technical skill in performance.

c. Integrate theoretical knowledge and technical skill in stagecraft.

Program-specific outcomes

I. Engage in the creation and execution of works of theatre.

II. Analyze plays perceptively.

Concentration-specific outcomes: Acting

A. Act (i.e., to project one’s self believably in word and action into imaginary circumstances, evoked through improvisation or text).

B. Employ the body and voice as an instrument for communication.

C. Practice a technique for analyzing the tasks required in the performance of dramatic material.

Concentration-specific outcomes: Technical Theatre

A. Employ stagecraft knowledge, skills, and tools.

B. Articulate the basic elements and interrelated processes of theatrical production.

C. Demonstrate knowledge of best practices and industry standards as they relate to theatrical production.

Supplemental Information

Student must be enrolled in the College Now Summer Program
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Required attire

Clothing that allows for a full range of movement for the work; no hats, heels, or jewelry. Clothing that will protect your person. Clothing that can get dirty. Sneakers or other closed toe shoes without heels. Students may be provided a College Now T-shirt which they must wear on the trip to Manhattan. Students may be asked to wear items from their personal wardrobe for performances.

Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:

High & low stakes performance
High & low stakes writing
High & low stakes testing

Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).

Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the Office of Accessibility Services in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Office of Accessibility Services website.

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