Thr 214 Theatre Pracricum III: Production
THEATRE 214 (63579)
THEATRE PRACTICUM III: PRODUCTION
Office: ACW 220
Office: ACW 124
The course is designed to provide the student majoring in Theatre the practical experience of working on the backstage running crew for realized productions.
The student is required to work on a backstage running crew for one of the departmental productions during the semester. You will be required to be present at all technical rehearsals, dress rehearsals and performances and strike for that production. Practicum assignments may include working in the areas of: lighting, sound, projections, scenery, props, costumes or special effects.
SEE SCHEDULE ON FOLLOWING PAGE FOR ANTICIPATED PRODUCTION DATES.
Appropriate attire is necessary when reporting to work on running crew. All backstage crew personnel are required to wear black pants, black long sleeve shirt and sneakers or work boots with no heel. Crew members who will be flying scenery or moving set pieces may also be encouraged to wear work gloves.
Please refer to the UWO Theatre Safety Rules and Regulations attached for additional information on appropriate safety rules and regulations.
Any unexcused absence will result in your suspension from this class and the production crew.
1. Grade will take into account punctuality and adherence to work calls.
2. Attitude and Initiative can and will make a difference in your grade.
Anticipated Schedule for Fall Productions:
The Underpants adapted by Steve Martin
Fredric March Theatre
Dry Technical Rehearsal: Saturday, September 21st, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Dress/Tech Rehearsals: Sunday, September 22nd, Noon call
Monday - Tuesday, September 23rd – 247h, 5:30pm call, 7:30pm go
Performances: Wednesday – Saturday, September 25h thru 28th, 5:30pm call, 7:30pm go
Sunday, September 29th, noon call, 2:00pm go (Strike follows)
Laramie Project by The Tetonic Theatre Company
Fredric March Theatre
Dry Technical Rehearsal: Saturday, November 16th, 10:00am call
Dress/Tech Rehearsals: Sunday, November 17th, Noon call
Monday – Tuesday, November 18th- 19th, 5:30pm call, 7:30pm go
Performances: Wednesday – Saturday, November 20th thru 23rd, 5:30pm call, 7:30pm go
Sunday, November 24th, Noon call, 2:00pm go (Strike follows)
All students who take participation Option A are required to attend a strike following the last performance of each production. This will usually last approximately 2 hours. Strike for: The Underpants will take place on September 29th at approximately 4:00pm. Strike for Laramie Project will take place on November 24th at approximately 4:00pm.