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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 221-3 Lighting THEA 221-1 Scenery THEA 221-3 Costume
THEA 211 Directing THEA 211 Directing THEA 211 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
321-3 Lighting Design II 321-1 Scene Design II 321-2 Costume Design II
356-4 Drafting 325-1 Model Building 328-1 Pattern Drafting

Two of the following classes are also required:

LIGHTING SCENIC COSTUME
325-4 Drafting
462- 1 Lighting Design 463-1 Scene Design 464-1 Costume Design
329-0 Cad/Vectorworks 329-0 Cad/Vectorworks 325-3 Theatrical Figure
326-1 Freehand Drawing 3326-1 Freehand Drawing 326-1 Freehand Drawing
325-2 D & P Theat. Space 325-2 D & P: Theat. Space 221-1 Design Scenery
221-1 Design Scenery 221-2 Design Costume 221-3 Design Lighting
221-2 Design Costume 221-3 Design Lighting

ALL REQUIRED CLASSES TO BE COMPLETED BY THE QUARTER BEFORE YOU INTEND TO GRADUATE.

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.