21M.606 Introduction to Stagecraft

Class Info

Introduces students to an array of production techniques in areas of scenery, costume, rigging, lighting, video, and sound design. Provides multiple opportunities to apply these techniques ranging from theoretical discussions and scenographic sketches to the precision execution of design elements for a series of studio performance exercises. Concentrating on a disciplined approach to creative problem solving, small groups collaborate on short performances for a live audience in which the scenography plays the leading role. Reading assignments and screenings provide a historical and theoretical context for this studio-driven class. Limited to 18.

This class has no prerequisites.

21M.606 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017).

Lecture occurs 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 50-258.

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

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 21M.606 was rated 6.5 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Introduction to Stagecraft site or on the 21M.606 Stellar site.

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