Principles of Design for Stage and Screen

Principles of Design for Stage and Screen
Survey of visual design principles for theatre, film, television and related media; collaborative team techniques; research theory; script analysis; production concept; applied approaches to costume, scenic, lighting, makeup, property and sound design.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 4.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesTMA 101 & 236; or instructor's consent.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining TMA 259
Course Outcomes


Students will demonstrate basic team collaborative techniques through multiple in-class activities.


Students will utilize strong research approaches for solving unique production design challenges.

Script Analysis

Students will analyze production scripts to determine the needs of the design.

Design Skills

Student will employ basic design techniques to realize production designs for theoretical in-class productions.