21M.603 Introduction to Design for the Theater

Class Info

Introduces the fundamental skills and concepts of scenography through a series of individual design projects structured to explore the relationship of the performer to the environment, the interrelation of lighting and stage design, and the evolution of visual narrative. Develops a basic visual literacy for the theater by honing skills in drawing, model building, 3-D modeling, digital image manipulation, and color theory. Projects complimented by study of artworks and theories by Cindy Sherman, Sol LeWitt, Alan Kaprow, Robert Wilson, Bertolt Brecht, Caspar Neher, and others. Enrollment may be limited.

This class has no prerequisites.

21M.603 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by S. Brown.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 50-258.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Principles of Design site or on the 21M.603 Stellar site.

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