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  Theatre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Theatre is that branch of the performing arts concerned with acting out stories in front of an audience using combinations of speech, gesture, music, dance, sound and spectacle — indeed any one or more elements of the other performing arts.
Opera: Theatre in which the emotional content is conveyed primarily by music, and most or all of the dialogue is sung rather than spoken.
Theatre of the Absurd: Term coined by Martin Esslin, theatre in which characters are engaged in an absurd, that is meaningless, activity or life.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Theatre   (1568 words)

  
 Burlington County College Library Home Page
An education in theatre can be as unobtrusive as an acting class offered by a local theater, or as grandiose as a Doctorate degree in any number of concentrations.
Technical theatre is perhaps the most challenging aspect of the art form.
Theatre Resource Page - A high quality links page that covers virtually every aspect of theatre: from education to employment; stage combat to directing...it is covered.
staff.bcc.edu /library/theatre.htm   (1117 words)

  
 Stagecraft - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stagecraft (or technical theatre) is a loose term that refers to just about anything that happens backstage before, during, and after a theatrical production.
At the full-time professional end of the spectrum, modern Broadway and opera, stagecraft and tech for a production may include hundreds of skilled carpenters, painters, electricians, stagehands, seamstresses, wigmakers, etc. In this form, modern stagecraft is a highly technical and specialized field, with many sub-disciplines and a vast trove of history and tradition.
The majority of stagecraft is practiced in an environment somewhat between those two extremes, with a dedicated crew of people of the various disciplines working together with the actors and directors to pull together a successful production.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Technical_theatre   (213 words)

  
 A Career in Theatre - S I N G A P O R E T H E A T R E   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
To do a technical theatre course, consider either stage management, lights, sound, costume, scenic painting or carpentry, each can be a specialize course by itself.
Technical theatre training is both crucial and very much in need to raise the standard of our production values.
Theatre etiquette is an important area for all theatre workers.
www.singaporetheatre.com /theatre.html   (2802 words)

  
 Sheridan - School Of Animation, Arts & Design - Theatre Arts ¬ Technical Production
The excitement of live theatre is achieved, in part, through the talent and dedication of the technical production staff; they help the magic of theatre become reality.
There is a growing demand in the theatre industry for competent, responsible technicians who have a positive attitude and the stamina to work long hours in an independent manner.
Successful theatre technicians need to be punctual, self-disciplined, adaptable, dedicated to life-long learning and able to work as part of a tight-knit team in a high-pressure environment.
www.sheridanc.on.ca /programs03_04/saad/theatre_technical   (461 words)

  
 About Theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
It is designed for the theatre student who has previous theatre training, but desires the opportunity to practice their skills in production and performance; for students with training in related performance arts who want exposure to traditional theatre practice; or for students with experience, but little formal training.
The Theatre department values academic and professional training with practical applications in acting for stage and screen, musical theatre, technical theatre and directing.
Theatre students enjoy exceptional access to these facilities and assist in running the theatres in a hands-on, educational experience.
www.capcollege.bc.ca /programs/theatre/Home.html   (961 words)

  
 FSU 2005-2006 General Bulletin
The School of Theatre is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Theatre, and its degree requirements are in accordance with the latest published regulations of that association.
The doctor of philosophy (PhD) in theatre is a research degree that indicates the perfection of individual skills in theatre scholarship.
An in-depth study of European theatre history after the Renaissance, with a major emphasis on the modern era (1870 to the present).
registrar.fsu.edu /bulletin/undergrad/depts/theatre.htm   (3024 words)

  
 SFSU Department of Theatre Arts
As a center for the training of future theatre artists and audiences, the department is committed to introducing a diversity of theatrical traditions and cultures to students.
The Theatre Arts Department at San Francisco State University is a place for learning, experimenting, and performing in the excitement of the living theatre.
The Department of Theatre Arts is part of a dynamic College of Creative Arts, with companion Departments of Art, Broadcast Electronic Communication Arts, Cinema, Design & Industry, and the School of Music and Dance.
www.sfsu.edu /%7Etha   (209 words)

  
 Theatre Technical Dwg - Graphic Conventions pg. 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Technical drawing for the theatre has fewer such rules and prescriptions than engineering or architectural drawing, because it generally describes temporary lightweight structures.
Drawings for theatre tend to be very pictoral, and the draftsperson is permitted much flexibility and "personality" in graphic presentation.
In many Theatre organizations, technical drawings or working drawings are done by the technical director.
www2.arts.ubc.ca /TheatreDesign/crslib/drft_2/grcon1.htm   (314 words)

  
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Arena Theatre A theatre in which the audience sits on all sides of an acting area.
Auditorium can also describe the entire theatre, and has been in use as a word since the 18th century, although there were other words with the same meaning before that.
In English repertory theatres it was traditionally made of concrete and thus the back wall of the stage.
www.dramatic.com.au /glossary/glossarya_d.htm   (5103 words)

  
 TECHNICAL THEATRE - THR 220
TECHNICAL THEATRE introduces the student to the practices and techniques of theatrical set construction and painting, stage lighting mechanics, stage sound amplification and production, and theatrical stage management.
an appreciation for the complexities of technical theatre.
Term Paper:  The student will be required to write a six (6) page research paper on some aspect of technical theatre, subject to instructor approval.
faculty.stritch.edu /drkrajec/TechnicalTheatre.htm   (610 words)

  
 Technical Theatre Classes
A general survey of technical theatre including stagecraft, lighting, sound design, costuming, make-up, production organization, business management, and promotion.
Technical practices and organization of production for theatre, film, and television.
At least one unit of this course is required of all theatre arts majors.
www.palomar.edu /performingarts/Theatre/TheatreClassesTechnical.htm   (216 words)

  
 Catalogue of Classes
A survey of theory and practice in the contemporary theatre including its literary, critical and technical aspects, and their relationships to historical backgrounds.
A survey of the influence of different cultures, traditions, and technologies on the development of the theatre as a social institution from Ancient Greece through the 17th Century.
A survey of the influence of different cultures, traditions, and technologies on the development of the theatre as a social institution from the 18th Century to the present.
www.palomar.edu /performingarts/Theatre/TheatreClassesComplete.htm   (1163 words)

  
 Keyano College
Technical Theatre students should budget a minimum of $1500 per year for texts and supplies (paper, tools, play scripts and makeup) and should consult with the VPA Chairperson for more exact figures prior to registration.
Technical Theatre students must have the permission of the VPA Chairperson to participate in any non-departmental theatre productions.
Candidates for the BFA in technical theatre must submit a portfolio and 3 letters of reference.
www.keyano.ca /prospective_students/programs/certificate_diploma/technical_theater.htm   (600 words)

  
 Arts Performing Arts Theatre Technical   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Careers in Technical Theatre - Brief descriptions of work that may be carried out by the various theatre departments.
Technical Theater.com - Digital resources for the technical theatre industry - Theatre links, lighting, sound, stage, rigging, and wardrobe.
Theatre Power - Provides lighting, video, sound and special effects equipment for professional and amateur groups in the Hertforshire, Bedforshire and Buckinghamshire area of England.
www.iper1.com /iper1-odp/scat/id/Arts/Performing_Arts/Theatre/Technical   (435 words)

  
 Rio Grande :: Fine Arts: Technical Theatre
Yet, there are countless young people working crews in the professional theatre and with tour groups that have no degree of any kind and have learned 'on the job' what they are expected to do.
A two-year degree program designed to prepare students for a career in technical theatre and other performing arts is now available.
Approved by the Ohio Board of Regents, the technical theatre course of study will provide students with appropriate knowledge, skills and practical experience for staging and touring projects requiring scenery, lighting and sound.
www.rio.edu /techtheatre/index.php?module=ContentExpress&func=display&ceid=1&meid=-1   (175 words)

  
 Theater and Dance in Wisconsin - Jobs and Opportunities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Armory Dinner Theatre (Janesville, Wisconsin) is accepting Technical Positions resumes for its productions of "Cabaret" and "The Christmas Schooner" We seek individuals with significant educational training and experience.
I have also served as technical director or associate TD for smaller theaters and educational institutions including the Moores School of Music and the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, both in Houston.
I have a BFA in Technical Theatre with a Concentration in Stage Management from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
www.madstage.com /html/jobs.html   (5965 words)

  
 UMBC Department of Theatre :: Frequently Asked Questions
These internships are held at professional theatres in and near Baltimore such as Center Stage, Everyman Theatre, Rep Stage, Round House and in the Washington theatres, Woolly Mammoth and Studio Theatre.
We have graduates who have founded their own theatre companies and others who are actors working at professional theatres throughout the country.
Often we find that students have had some courses and experiences in technical theatre and in theatre history that fulfill one or two of our required core courses.
www.umbc.edu /theatre/faq/blurbs.html   (726 words)

  
 Internet Public Library: Pathfinders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
This pathfinder is for people who are interested in the backstage aspects of theatre, whether it be building sets, designing scenery, lighting a show, doing make-up, building costumes, or affecting the mood of a scene through music.
Hundreds of British (and American) technical theatre terms, explained.
It can be hard for the beginner to know where to find technical theatre books.
www.ipl.org /div/pf/entry/48529   (1185 words)

  
 CoSA Technical Theatre Curriculum
Stagecraft I is a beginning technical theatre course.
Production is a course for technical theatre majors to implement the products of their theatrical designs for CoSA productions.
The Technical Theatre Intern course provides the student with real job experiences in the entertainment industry.
www.cosa.coronado.k12.ca.us /techcurr.html   (217 words)

  
 Open Directory - Arts: Performing Arts: Theatre: Stagecraft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Association of British Theatre Technicians - The UK Association for all Theatre Professionals.
Glossary of Technical Theatre Terms - Listing of technical terms and their definitions.
Glossary of Theatre Terms - Provides definitions of many technical theatre terms.
dmoz.org /Arts/Performing_Arts/Theatre/Stagecraft   (295 words)

  
 BGSU - Department of Theatre and Film
Exciting creative and engaged classroom and production opportunities are available for our students in the areas of acting, directing, film production, design and technical theatre, theatre for young audiences, puppetry, arts management, and performance studies.
The mission of the Department of Theatre and Film at Bowling Green State University is to foster the scholar-artist-citizen through both practical and inquiry-based learning in the classroom and performance labs, on our stages, and out in the community.
It is expected that faculty teaching and research and creative activity in theatre and film work together to enhance, support, and reflect this mission.
www.bgsu.edu /departments/theatre   (300 words)

  
 McCoy's Guide to Theatre and Performance Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The theatre section is a good place to find a sampling of what's playing in various cities of the world.
Concentrating on theatres that are members of the Society of London Theatre: "the main 46 top theatres" of the West End.
Audio theatre is what happened to Radio Drama when "the delivery vehicle abandoned the art form." This site includes news on over 125 practicing organizations, as well as contests on writing and producing audio theatre.
www.stetson.edu /departments/csata/thr_guid.html   (6836 words)

  
 CDJ: Technical Theatre Emphasis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The unique quality of this theatre is that the actor-audience relationship can be modified for each show produced there.
We also have a traditional proscenium theatre - the University Auditorium - where the larger productions are mounted - like past musicals such as Sweeney Todd, Peter Pan and Jesus Christ Superstar.
In the technical areas of the theatre program you will design, install and run lighting equipment and design and operate the latest sound equipment for our 6 to 8 productions per year.
www.angelo.edu /dept/cdj/cdjinfo/tech.htm   (236 words)

  
 Technical Theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The technical theatre department is a natural extension of the performing arts center at Pebblebrook High School.
This course introduces the technical aspects of production including set design and construction, properties, lighting design, sound design, and costume design and construction.
The students of the Technical Theatre class have the first choice of serving as the technical staff for all productions at Pebblebrook High School.
www.cccepa.com /Technicaltheatre.html   (83 words)

  
 Stagecraft Frequently Asked Questions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Full technical and administrative details on over 1500 performing arts venues of all types and sizes; details of companies of dance and drama; orchestras and ensembles from classical to light classical music; performing arts festivals; support organisations; local authorities; arts councils; consultancies and trade firms (35 categories).
Tel: (+44) 171 352 6810 Fax: 351 5728 Abroad, National Associations of Theatre Technicians should be able to get hold of or stock the publication through their office of OISTAT (International Organisation of Sceneographers, Theatre Architects and Technicians).
The Theatres Trust are in the process of collating information to include Theatres, etc built AFTER 1914 for another edition possibly by 1999.
www.faqs.org /faqs/theatre/stagecraft/faq   (10521 words)

  
 Technical Theatre Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The program is designed to give students a strong background in all aspects of technical theatre and prepare them for entry into the work force.
The Technical Theatre program is for students who are interested in working backstage in the entertainment industry.
Although, the focus of the program is theatre, a student could easily use this program as a means of entering many areas of the entertainment industry.
www.clc.cc.mn.us /mharvey/AS.htm   (259 words)

  
 Technical Theatre
Vernon Senior High School is fortunate to have a very active technical theatre program with an enrollment of seventy-three students.
In addition to class work, the students build five shows a year including a traveling Children's Theatre production, two musicals, a radio drama and a straight play.
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members.evansville.net /dwt/Technical/technical_theatre.htm   (130 words)

  
 Fine Arts Minor in Technical Theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
A minor in technical theatre will be an artistic and practical complement to engineering, computer science, or other technical degrees.
Admission is free for children 8 and under (and for MTU students with I.D.), $4 for all others; tickets available at the door and in advance from the Rozsa Box Office, 487-3200 & tickets.mtu.edu.
Watermedia collage artist Carrie Burns Brown presents the 2005 Guest Artist Residency, with free public lecture-demonstrations of her groundbreaking work on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 5-6, and a three-day workshop beginning Friday, Oct. 7.
www.fa.mtu.edu /minortechtheatre_flat.shtml   (214 words)

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