Directing Principles and Practices

Directing Principles and Practices
Theories and processes of taking a scene from script to production. Lab required.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 4.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesTMA 301
 TaughtFall, Spring
 ProgramsContaining TMA 336
Course Outcomes

Directing Process

Students will develop their own method of directing through examining and employing a wide variety of prominent directors' processes.


Students will enlarge the ability to communicate through theatre by taking scenes from the text to performance through interpretation, analysis, composition, and pre-production work.


Students will practice the collaborative nature of theatre production by working with actors, designers, dramaturgs, and classmates in order to tell compelling stories.

Artistic Decisions

Students will make artistic decisions that are informed by principles of human interaction, the spirit of truth, and the light of Christ.