Theatrical Design - Courses

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Entry Procedure (restricted):

All Northwestern University students are eligible for the Theatrical Design Module. Students will be admitted into the Module following an interview and portfolio review to determine their acceptance in the Module. After being admitted, students will be guided by a mentor from their track in the selection of optional courses to match their specific area(s) of interest in design.

Prerequisites For Individual Design Tracks (Two Required Courses):

LIGHTING SCENIC COSTUME
THEA 241-3 Lighting THEA 241-1 Scenery THEA 241-3 Costume
THEA 200 Directing THEA 200 Directing THEA 200 Directing

(Upon completion of the prerequisites, the student will meet with their mentor and two other module committee members to determine acceptance in the module).

The following classes are required in each track:

LIGHTING SCENIC COSTUME
342-0 Lighting Design II 343-0Scene Design II 344-0 Costume Design II
356-4 Drafting 356-1 Model Building 356-3 Theatrical Figure

Two of the following classes are also required:

LIGHTING SCENIC COSTUME
  356-4 Drafting  
462- 1 Lighting Design 463-1 Scene Design 464-1 Costume Design
373-0 Cad/Vectorworks 373-0 Cad/Vectorworks 364-1 Pattern Drafting
357-1 Freehand Drawing 357-1 Freehand Drawing 357-1 Freehand Drawing
356-2 D & P Theat. Space 356-2 D & P: Theat. Space 241-1 Design Scenery
241-1 Design Scenery 241-2 Design Costume 241-3 Design Lighting
241-2 Design Costume 241-3 Design Lighting

ALL REQUIRED CLASSES TO BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF THE JUNIOR YEAR

Suggested courses for further study:

In consultation with the faculty mentor, courses completed in any of the following departments; Departments of Anthropology, Art History, Art Theory and Practice, Classics, Humanities, History, and Performance Studies.