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Thr 210: Theatre Practicum 1: Scene Shop


Scene Shop Hours: Monday through Friday: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Mick Alderson
Office:  ACW 124
Phone: 424-7051


The course is designed to provide the student majoring in Theatre the practical experience of constructing scenery and props for realized productions.


The student is required to work a minimum of 40 hours in the scene shop during the semester, and assist the Technical Director/Scene Shop Supervisor in the construction of scenery for the department productions.  Schedule of hours will be arranged with the instructor at the beginning of the semester. In general, you are expected to spend 3 hours per week preferably at the same time each week.

The student will be instructed on the safe use of equipment, tools and materials and proper techniques to be used in the completion of assignments.   The specific assignments will relate to the design and technical requirements of the scenery for the productions.  In addition, the student may also be required to: construct props, and/or paint scenery, depending on the needs of the productions.

Safety Regulations:

Appropriate attire is necessary when reporting to work in the scene shop.  The Safety Rules and Regulations attached specify the correct work attire needed.  If you are not properly attired for a work call, you will not be allowed to work in the shop until the attire meets with the safety guidelines. These regulations are necessary to insure your safety and the safety of others.


Two unexcused absences will result in your suspension from the class.  If you unable to be in attendance for a previously arranged work call, you must call your supervisor in advance, and arrange to make up the time.


1. 40 hours is the minimum passing requirement in this class

2. Grade will take into account punctuality and adherence to work calls.

3. Attitude and Initiative can and will make a difference in your grade.

by Alderson, James M last modified Jan 25, 2016 04:35 PM