- Recording techniques
- Microphone techniques
- Mixing techniques
- Dubbing techniques
- Editing techniques
- Using pre-recorded and live effects
- Digital on DAT, Mini-Disc, Triple Dat Software
- Portable DAT as a field recorder
- Equipment list and Stage Plot for musical and theatrical reinforcement
- Microphone choice and placement for acoustic and amplified sources
- Monitor and FOH speaker placement
- Mixer layout and use for Monitor and FOH control
- Effects equipment (reverb, echo, delay)
- Sound check techniques
Students will receive 1 to 1 ½ hours of lecture/demonstration followed by 2 ½ to 3 hours of laboratory per week.
|Recording Assignment x 2||20%|
|Sound Design Meetings x 2||20%|
|Sound Design Practicum (equipment set-up, show tapes, Q sheets, Levels session)||30%|
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.
- Understand multi-track recording using digital software and digital audio tape, and mini-disc players.
- Understand the role and responsibilities of the sound designer.
- Understand the basic system set-up for sound reinforcement and mixing.
Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students
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
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.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU MUSI 2XXX (3)||2006/09/01 to -|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU ARTS 2XXX (3)||2004/09/01 to 2006/08/31|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU CA 1XX (2)||2006/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU THTR 2XX (3)||2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||No credit||2009/05/01 to 2010/12/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU THTR 2XX (2)||2006/09/01 to 2009/04/30|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU THTR 2XXX (2)||2004/09/01 to 2006/08/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU THTR 2XXX (3)||2010/09/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU DRAM 2XX (3)||2006/09/01 to 2009/08/31|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU THTR 2XX (3)||2009/09/01 to -|
|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)||UBCO VISA 2nd (2)||2005/05/01 to 2006/08/31|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV THTR 2nd (2)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||DOUG STGE 2311 (2) & DOUG STGE 2411 (2) = UBCV THTR 308 (3)||2006/09/01 to 2010/08/31|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||No credit||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV THEA 1XX (2)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||No credit||2006/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC THEA 2XX (1)||2004/09/01 to 2006/08/31|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU THEA 2nd (3)||2006/09/01 to -|