Apr 22, 2024  
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THEA 375 Theater Production: Publications

3 Credits

This course provides opportunities for the student to serve on the marketing team for a theater production and to create images that are used for promotional and archival purposes. Duties vary according to the production, but may include (1) photography, involving formal head shots of the artists, candid rehearsal and production shots, and performance-quality shots of the dress rehearsal; (2) desktop publishing, which focuses on the production of flyers, posters, tickets, a T-shirt template, and the program book, as well as serving as production liaison with the printer; and (3) graphic design, which incorporates the design of the production logo and other graphical materials that may be needed for the production, including images which are integrated into the performance. The student also learns to identify expenses related to his/her publications work and to develop a budget to meet these needs.

Prerequisite(s): THEA 103  and other courses as determined by the instructor according to specific production needs; ART 295  for photography; ART 220  or ART 280  for graphic design; CA 270  for desktop publishing.

Registration is contingent upon the instructor’s review of the student’s design portfolio as well as an interview with and approval by the instructor.

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