Design Explorations

Faculty
Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Department
Stagecraft & Event Technology
Course Code
STGE 2210
Credits
1.00
Semester Length
5 weeks
Max Class Size
25
Method Of Instruction
Lecture
Lab
Typically Offered
To be determined

Overview

Course Description
This is an intensive course focusing on two and three dimensional design elements and the creative process. Using theatre as a context, students will develop a foundation for further exploration in set, properties, costume and lighting design.
Course Content
  1. Application of elements and principles of 2 & 3D design elements through drawing and model-making
  2. Explorations of the design areas in the performing arts
  3. Research of periods of design and prominent designers
  4. Discussions on the collaborative nature of theatre design and the production hierarchy
  5. Discussions of further training and possible employment areas
Methods Of Instruction

Students will receive 4 hours of lecture/demonstration per week that includes independent and group work.

Means of Assessment

Students are expected to be self-motivated and to demonstrate professionalism, which includes active participation, good attendance, punctuality, effective collaboration, and the ability to meet deadlines.

Professionalism: 5 indicators X 10% 50%
Projects: X 2 50%
Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, the successful student should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of 2 & 3D design fundamentals
  2. describe some of the factors that determine successful design
  3. articulate design concepts and ideas in an innovative and creative way
  4. present design resolutions using a range of materials, tools and techniques
  5. identify possible employment and advanced training options
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. Some materials will be provided.

Requisites

Prerequisites

Acceptance to Stagecraft Program or permission of 
the Stagecraft program co-ordinator

Acceptance to Stagecraft Program or permission of the Stagecraft program co-ordinator

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
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) UBCV THTR 2nd (1) 2010/09/01 to -
University of Victoria (UVIC) No credit 2009/09/01 to -

Course Offerings

Fall 2021

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
33795
Wed
04-Oct-2021
- 19-Dec-2021
04-Oct-2021
19-Dec-2021
West
Danica
Waitlist
STGE 2210 001 - This section is offered from mid term to end of term only.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
25
14
11
1
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
New Westminster - North Bldg.
N4219
8:30 - 11:20