Drafting for stage

Faculty
Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Department
Stagecraft & Event Technology
Course Code
STGE 1100
Credits
2.00
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
25
Method Of Instruction
Lecture
Tutorial
Typically Offered
To be determined

Overview

Course Description
This course introduces students to the basic concepts of drafting for the performing arts. The role of the scenic designer in a production, basic theatre terminology and an introduction to perspective sketching will be included.
Course Content
  1. The Scenic Designer’s role in the production
    • Relationship with other members of the production team
    • Required paperwork and other materials created by the designer for the production
  2. Basic Theatre jargon
  3. Tools
    • T-squares, triangles, scale rules
  4. Drafting fundamentals
Methods Of Instruction

Students will receive 1 to 1 ½ hours of lecture/demonstration followed by 2 ½ to 3 hours of studio that includes independent work and one-on-one instruction.

Means of Assessment
Jargon quiz 10%
7 projects that demonstrate a basic skill in the fundamentals of drafting 70%
Final project 20%
TOTAL  100%
Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the successful student should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of theatre terminology as a language for the course and program.
  2. Demonstrate the correct use of basic manual drafting equipment and correct working procedures.
  3. Understand the basic elements of drafting (ground plans, elevations, isometrics and cross sections) working to United States Institute of Theatre Technology standards.
  4. Describe the role of the scenic designer in a theatrical production.
  5. Communicate through sketching.

Textbook Materials

A list of recommended textbooks and materials is provided on the Instructor’s Course Outline, which is available to students at the beginning of each semester.

Example:  Gillette, Michael.  Theatrical Design and Production.  3rd Ed.  Toronto: Mayfield Publishing, 1997.

Requisites

Prerequisites

Acceptance to Stagecraft Program or permission of the Stagecraft Program Coordinator

Corequisites

No corequisite courses.

Equivalencies

No equivalent courses.

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) KPU ARTS 1XXX (3) 2004/09/01 to 2006/08/31
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) KPU IDDS 1XXX (3) 2006/09/01 to -
Simon Fraser University (SFU) SFU CA 1XX (2) 2004/09/01 to -
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU THTR 1XXX (3) 2010/09/01 to -
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU THTR 1XXX (2) 2004/09/01 to 2006/08/31
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) No credit 2009/05/01 to 2010/12/31
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU THTR 1XX (2) 2006/09/01 to 2009/04/30
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU THTR 1XX (3) 2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31
Trinity Western University (TWU) TWU DRAM 2XX (1) 2004/09/01 to 2006/08/31
Trinity Western University (TWU) TWU THTR 2XX (2) 2009/09/01 to -
Trinity Western University (TWU) TWU DRAM 2XX (2) 2006/09/01 to 2009/08/31
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) Any 2 of DOUG STGE 1100 (2) or DOUG STGE 2311 (2) or DOUG STGE 2312 (2) or DOUG STGE 2411 (2) = UBCO THTR 150 (3) & UBCO THTR 1st (1) 2006/09/01 to 2016/08/31
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) No credit 2005/05/01 to 2006/08/31
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) UBCO THTR 1st (2) 2006/09/01 to 2016/08/31
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) DOUG STGE 1100 (2) & DOUG STGE 1110 (2) & DOUG STGE 1202 (2) = UBCV THTR 250 (6) 1995/09/01 to 2013/08/31
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) DOUG STGE 1100 (2) & DOUG STGE 1110 (1) & DOUG STGE 1202 (2) = UBCV THTR 250 (6) 2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) DOUG STGE 1100 (2) & DOUG STGE 1105 (2) & DOUG STGE 1110 (2) = UBCV THTR 250 (6) 1995/09/01 to 2013/08/31
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) UBCV THTR 1st (2) 2006/09/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) DOUG STGE 1100 (2) & one of DOUG STGE 1105 (2) or DOUG STGE 1202 (2) & one of DOUG STGE 1110 (2) or DOUG STGE 1200 (2.5) = UBCV THTR 250 (6) 2004/09/01 to 2006/08/31
University of Northern BC (UNBC) No credit 2006/09/01 to -
University of Northern BC (UNBC) UNBC UNSP 1XX (2) 2004/09/01 to 2006/08/31
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) UFV THEA 1XX (2) 2004/09/01 to -
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC THEA 2XX (1) 2004/09/01 to -
Vancouver Island University (VIU) VIU THEA 1st (3) 2006/09/01 to -

Course Offerings

Fall 2021

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
32245
Tue
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
West
Danica
Full
Registration in this course provides registrants with a 'time conflict' error. This error can be disregarded for this course as it is due to a required room booking overlap.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
25
27
-2
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S0620
8:30 - 12:20
Tue
New Westminster - North Bldg.
N4308
8:30 - 12:20