Students will receive three hours of lecture/demonstration per week that includes independent work and one on one instruction.
- Wave theory, sound terminology, and basic audio principles including hearing sound, pressure waves, frequency, intensity, reverberation, and acoustics.
- Role and responsibilities of the sound technician.
- Introduction to audio equipment in the Theatre including Microphones, Power Amps, Loud Speakers, Mixers, and ancillary Equipment.
- Set-up, connection, and running audio equipment.
Upon completion of the course, the successful student should be able to:
- learn and demonstrate safe working procedures when using equipment, tools and materials common to sound in the theatre.
- become familiar with the basic principles of sound and acoustics.
- learn and demonstrate the set up and running of sound equipment required for playback.
- become familiar with the role and responsibilities of the sound technician.
- develop a vocabulary of sound terminology.
|Radio Play Analysis||15%|
|History of Sound Research||15%|
|Tests X 4||40%|
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. E.G.: Gillette, Michael. Theatrical Design and Production. Ed. Toronto: Mayfield Publishing (current edition).
Acceptance to the SET Program or permission of the SET Program Coordinator.