CST 136 Syllabus
Division: Arts and Sciences Date: February 2014
Curricula in Which Course is Taught: Liberal Arts, and any curriculum requiring a fine arts/humanities elective
Course Number and Title: CST 136, Theatre/Musical Workshop
Credit Hours: 1-6 Hours/Wk Lecture: Hours/Wk Lab: Lec/Lab Comb: Variable hours per week.
I. Catalog Description: Enables students to work in various activities of a play production or a musical production including performance, orchestra, set design, stage carpentry, sound, costuming, lighting, stage managing, props, promotion, or stage crew. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours per week. This course is cross-listed with MUS 129. Credit will not be awarded for both.
II. Relationship of the course to curricula objectives in which it is taught: CST 136 is a fine arts elective that promotes an understanding of theatrical or music culture.
Prerequisites: ENF 3
IV. Course Content:
a. Brief history of theatre production
b. Script reading
c. Play selection, casting, readthrough
d. Blocking and designing
e. Detail blocking and props
f. Biographies and costuming
g. Set construction
h. Technical rehearsals
i. Production and post mortem
j. Production proposal paper
V. Learner Outcomes
Upon completion of the course the students
will be able to demonstrate:
A. How to read a script
B. How to act or direct
C. How to work as part of a stage crew
D. How to write a production proposal
Instructor’s subjective evaluation of participation and cooperation.
A written production proposal paper
VII. This course supports the following objectives:
DCC Educational Objectives:
Cultural and Social Understanding