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STAGECRAFT CLASS (2nd Semester)

PURPOSE OF THE COURSE:

"Stagecraft" is a hands-on course in which students learn about, and participate in, scenic design/construction and various other backstage roles in theatre.

COURSE VALUES:  Collaboration, Creativity, Problem-Solving, Trust

SYLLABUS

STAGECRAFT CLASS SCHEDULE:

(for Face-to-Face AND Absence LEARNING)

Unit 1:  THE STAGE & BUILD BASICS

WEEK 0:  January 22-26, 2024                                              (Snow Days all week; S1 exams Friday)

WEEK 1:  January 29-Feb 2, 2024                                        Welcome / The "world of the play" / Beginning Tool Use

WEEK 2:  February 5-9, 2024                                               Fastening Tools / Measuring & Cutting Tools / Stage Terms

WEEK 3:  February 12-16, 2024                                           Building Flats & Platforms Summative Quiz       

WEEK 4:  February 19-23, 2024 (M/T =MidWinter; W=1-7 +Adv)  Finish Building Flats & Platforms + Phase 2 (Prime/Caster)   

Unit 2:  BACKSTAGE ROLES IN THEATRE                                    

WEEK 5:  February 26-March 1, 2024                                  "Help the Play" Days (learning by doing for musical, Beauty & the Beast)

WEEK 6:  March 4-8, 2024  (Musical Opens this week)                  What's BACK There?  Stage Management & Props / Musical Set Building

                                                                                                          (Reminder: Attendance at musical is required; go to OHSmusical.com)

WEEK 7:  March 11-15, 2024 (Musical week #2)                          What's BACK There?  Costumes, Hair, Make-up / Musical Set Building 

WEEK 8:  March 18-22, 2024 (Spring Break next wk)                   Musical Strike 

WEEK 9: April 1-5, 2024  (Hrs 1-7 / Full Wed)                                What's UP There?  Lighting & Fly Lines / Musical Set Building

WEEK 10:  April 8-12, 2024 (Hrs 1-7 / Testing)                            TBD

WEEK 11:  April 15-19, 2024                                                     TBD

Unit 3:  MUSICAL SCENIC DESIGN  

WEEK 13:  April 22-26, 2024                                               Intro to Scenic Design / Literal vs. Figurative Design / Read a Script 

WEEK 14:  April 29-May 3, 2024 (Hrs 1-7/Full Wed = Sr. last)    Reading a Musical Script / Sr. Exams  

                                                                                                Musical Soundtracks HERE (hard copies of scripts were provided in class)                             

WEEK 15:  May 6-10, 2024                                                  Scenic Needs of the Script / Research & Inspiration (

WEEK 16:  May 13-17, 2024                                                   Design Concept & Aesthetic / Napkin Sketches / Design Meetings

WEEK 17:  May 20-24, 2024 (Off F / Full Wed / Hrs 1-7)             Design Meetings with Instructors / Preparing Design Presentations

WEEK 18:  May 27-31, 2024 (Off M / Full Wed / Hrs 1-7)              Musical Scenic Design PRESENTATIONS  (Black Box Show this week)

WEEK 19:  June 3-7, 2023 (M&T Hrs 1-7/Exams W-F)                   Final EXAM preparation / Course Reflection  / Exam / Goodbyes

                                                                                                 Exam Study Guide

         

  

 

 

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