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8.10.11 Theatre Course Descriptions-2000 Level
Course Code
THTR 2150  Credits View Details
Title Theatrical Techniques: Onstage 
Description Advanced acting and an introduction to the fundamentals of directing. Lectures on dramatic and theatrical theory, and the analysis of representative plays; workshops on acting and directing, including the presentation of scenes; participation in the current Black Hole Theatre season. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in THTR 1220] and written consent of instructor. 


Course Code
THTR 2160  Credits View Details
Title Theatrical Techniques: Backstage 
Description An introduction to the backstage arts and crafts of the Theatre: set, props, and costume design and construction; lighting and sound design and execution; stage management; company management. Practical projects required in conjunction with the current Black Hole Theatre season, the nature of the projects to be determined by the student's interests and the need of the company. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in THTR 1220] and written consent of instructor. 


Course Code
THTR 2170  Credits View Details
Title Specialized Practical Training 1 
Description Two special workshops, such as voice, stage movement, mime, or directing, from the Prairie Theatre Exchange Adult Program and approved in advance by the University of Manitoba Theatre Program. Students may hold credit for only two of: THTR 2170 or THTR 2180 or THTR 2490. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in THTR 1220] and written consent of the Theatre program chair. 


Course Code
THTR 2180  Credits View Details
Title Specialized Practical Training 2 
Description Two special workshop courses, other than those credited for THTR 2170, from the Prairie Theatre Exchange Adult Program and approved in advance by the University of Manitoba Theatre Program. Students may hold credit for only two of: THTR 2170 or THTR 2180 or THTR 2490. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in THTR 1220] and written consent of the Theatre program chair. 


Course Code
THTR 2470  Credits View Details
Title Fundamentals of Dramatic Analysis 
Description This course aims at developing critical and analytic skills specific to the understanding of dramatic texts, through an introduction to key concepts, terminology and critical methods. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in THTR 1220 or ENGL 1200 or ENGL 1201 or ENGL 1300 or ENGL 1301] or written consent of instructor. 


Course Code
THTR 2480  Credits View Details
Title Theatre History 
Description A study of plays, theatre architecture, dramatic theory, acting theory, and the social context in which theatre was presented in an era in the history of the theatre (e.g. Classical Greek and Roman, British Medieval and Tudor, Restoration and Seventeenth Century French). Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in THTR 1220] or written consent of instructor. 


Course Code
THTR 2490  Credits View Details
Title Specialized Practical Training 3 
Description An alternative method of taking THTR 2170 or THTR 2180. Two special workshops, other than those credited for THTR 2170 or THTR 2180, taken one each term in a single academic year, from the Prairie Theatre Exchange Adult Program and approved in advance by the University of Manitoba Theatre Program. Students may hold credit for only two of: THTR 2170 or THTR 2180 or THTR 2490. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in THTR 1220] and written consent of the Theatre program chair. 


Course Code
THTR 2600  Credits View Details
Title Special Studies 
Description An extensive examination of selected topics that will vary from year to year, depending upon the needs and interests of the instructor and students. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in THTR 1220] or written consent of instructor. The course content may vary. Students can earn multiple credits for this course only when the topic subtitle is different.