Department of Theatre and Dance

Registration with a member of the department faculty is required of students planning to major in the Department of Theatre and Dance and of those enrolling in courses that require faculty permission.

All students majoring in the department are required to act in productions or to serve on technical crews as scheduled by the faculty of the department.

The information in parentheses after a course number is the Texas Common Course Numbering (TCCN) designation. Only TCCN designations that are exact semester-hour equivalents of University courses are listed here. Additional TCCN information is given in Appendix A.

Theatre and Dance: T D

Lower-Division Courses

T D 301 (TCCN: DRAM 1310). Introduction to Theatre.

Open to all University students except majors in the Department of Theatre and Dance. A study of theatrical texts and practices of the past and present. Three lecture hours a week for one semester; attendance at all major productions of the department is required.

T D 102T, 202T, 302T. Topics in Dance Technique.

Fundamental study of principles and vocabulary of dance. One, two, or three lecture hours a week for one semester. May not be counted toward the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a major in dance. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Topic 1: Ballet I. A study of the elements of classical ballet through exploration of movement principles as defined by traditional ballet technique. Only one of the following may be counted: Theater and Dance 302T (Topic: Ballet I), 302T (Topic: Topics in Dance: Ballet I-Nonmajors), 302T (Topic 1).
Topic 2: Ballet II. A continuation of the study of the elements of classical ballet through exploration of movement principles as defined by traditional ballet technique. Only one of the following may be counted: Theater and Dance 302T (Topic: Ballet II), 302T (Topic: Topics in Dance: Ballet II-Nonmajors), 302T (Topic 2).
Topic 3: Modern I. A study of the multiple aspects of modern dance technique including Humphrey-Limon, Release Technique, Laban Movement Analysis, and Bartenieff Fundamentals. Only one of the following may be counted: Theater and Dance 302T (Topic: Modern I), 302T (Topic: Topics in Dance: Modern-Nonmajors), 302T (Topic 3).
Topic 4: Modern II. A continuation of the study of the multiple aspects of modern dance technique as developed in Modern I. Theatre and Dance 102T (Topic 4), 202T (Topic 4), 302T (Topic 4) and 112T (Topic: Modern Dance II), 212T (Topic: Modern Dance II), 312T (Topic: Modern Dance II), may not both be counted.
Topic 5: Jazz I. An introduction to four styles of twentieth and twenty-first century jazz dance through exploration of the fundamental principles of movement with a parallel study of the historical development of the jazz dance aesthetic. Theatre and Dance 102T (Topic: Jazz I), 202T (Topic: Jazz I), 302T (Topic: Jazz I), and 102T (Topic 5), 202T (Topic 5), 302T (Topic 5) may not both be counted.
Topic 6: Jazz II. A continuation of the study of jazz dance as developed in Jazz I.
Topic 7: Afro-Contemporary Dance. The study of contemporary dance informed by African aesthetics and vernacular movement found throughout the African diaspora. Theatre and Dance 302T (Topic: Afro-Contemporary Dance Techn) and 302T (Topic 7) may not both be counted.
Topic 8: Improvisational Dance. The study and practice of improvisational dance. Theatre and Dance 302T (Topic: Improvisational Dance) and 302T (Topic 8) may not both be counted.
Topic 9: Yoga for Dance. The study of yoga as it pertains to movement in dance. Theatre and Dance 302T (Topic: Yoga for Dance) and 302T (Topic 9) may not both be counted.
Topic 10: Yoga: Moving into Stillness. A study of yoga in order to develop the ability to coordinate movement and breathing in dance.

T D 303. Fundamentals of Acting.

Not open to theatre and dance majors. Basic principles of acting and practical work in scenes from plays. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Theatre and Dance 303 and 313C may not both be counted.

T D 303C (TCCN: DRAM 2336). Training the Speaking Voice.

Restricted to non-theatre and dance majors. Exercising the fundamental principles of vocal production and speech. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

T D 303V. Acting for Voice Performance Majors I.

Fundamental inquiry into the acting process. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: A major in voice performance in the Butler School of Music.

T D 303W. Acting for Voice Performance Majors II.

Techniques for playing and shaping action within scene structures. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Theatre and Dance 303V.

T D 306. Introduction to Improvisational Drama.

General introduction to improvisational activities with application to the theatre. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

T D 109C. Musical Theatre Performing Ensemble.

Restricted to Department of Theatre and Dance majors. Rehearsing and performing solo and group numbers from musical theatre and other genres in cabaret-style entertainment and musical revues for on- and off-campus events. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours to be arranged. Theatre and Dance 109C and 113P, 213P, 313P may not both be counted. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor.

T D 109D. Studio Voice I.

Restricted to Department of Theatre and Dance majors. Establishes foundational vocal technique for musical theatre singing. Develops successful vocal practice strategies and effective, healthy technique through the study of a comprehensive range of musical theatre styles including musical comedy, Golden Age musical drama, and concept and rock musicals. One laboratory hour a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor.

T D 109E. Studio Voice II.

Restricted to Department of Theatre and Dance majors. Continuation of Theatre and Dance 109D. Focus on vocal range, flexibility, and endurance. Text analysis through the study of music and lyrics, using these components as the basis of character development. One laboratory hour a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Two semesters of Theatre and Dance 109D and consent of instructor.

T D 311. Languages of the Stage.

Introduction to the ways that performance communicates meaning, as a foundation for further study in theatre and dance. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Theatre and Dance or consent of instructor.

T D 311C. Performance as Public Practice.

Restricted to students with a major in the Department of Theatre and Dance. Examines current and historical performance policy in order to understand how the entertainment industry operates nationally. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Theatre and Dance 311 and 311C may not both be counted.

T D 311D. Performance as a Collaborative Practice.

Restricted to students with a major in the Department of Theatre and Dance. Explores and defines the creative process of performance collaboration. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Theatre and Dance 311 and 311D may not both be counted.

T D 111T, 211T, 311T. Introductory Topics in Theatre and Dance.

Introductory topics in theatre and dance, including basic research methods, contemporary and local performance, the role of the artist in society, the philosophy of a fine arts education, and the exploration of campus resources. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one lecture hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

T D 112, 212. Freshman Movement and Physical Conditioning.

Restricted to Department of Theatre and Dance majors. Principles and techniques of physical conditioning. For each semester of credit hour earned, the equivalent one and one-half laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of the dance faculty.

T D 312C (TCCN: DANC 1345, DANC 1346). Contemporary Dance Technique.

Intensive study of principles, technique, and vocabulary of contemporary dance. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Theatre and Dance and consent of the dance faculty.

T D 312D (TCCN: DANC 2345, DANC 2346). Intermediate Contemporary Dance Technique.

Intensive study of intermediate-level theory, technique, and vocabulary of contemporary dance. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Theatre and Dance and consent of the dance faculty.

T D 312F (TCCN: DANC 1341, DANC 1342). Ballet Technique.

Intensive study of principles, technique, and vocabulary of ballet. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Theatre and Dance and consent of the dance faculty.

T D 312G (TCCN: DANC 2341, DANC 2342). Intermediate Ballet Technique.

Study of intermediate-level theory, technique, and vocabulary of ballet as a supporting style. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Theatre and Dance and consent of the dance faculty.

T D 312M. Movement Improvisation.

Exploration and study of elements of movement design. Three hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Theatre and Dance.

T D 312N. Movement Composition.

Continuation of Theatre and Dance 312M. Three hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. Prerequisite: Theatre and Dance 312M or consent of instructor.

T D 112P, 212P, 312P. Fundamental Projects in Dance Performance and Repertory.

Preparation and performance laboratory related to production. At least six laboratory hours a week for one semester; additional laboratory hours may be required for rehearsals and performances. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Theatre and Dance and consent of the dance faculty.

T D 112T, 212T, 312T. Topics in Dance Technique.

For each semester hour of credit earned, at least one lecture hour a week for one semester, and additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Theatre and Dance and consent of the dance faculty.

T D 313C (TCCN: DRAM 1351). Acting I.

Restricted to Department of Theatre and Dance majors. Approaches to incorporating Stanislavski-based principles in acting, including dramatic action, given circumstances, subtext, sense memory, the magic if, and tempo/rhythm. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged.

T D 313D (TCCN: DRAM 1352). Acting II.

Restricted to Department of Theatre and Dance majors. Continuation of Acting I. Application of Stanislavksi-based principles to scene work selected from realistic genres. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Theatre and Dance 313C.

T D 313E (TCCN: DRAM 2351). Acting III.

Restricted to Department of Theatre and Dance majors. Continuation of Acting II, with greater emphasis on personalization of character needs, given circumstances, actor-to-actor communication, and emotional life. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Theatre and Dance 313D.

T D 313F. Voice and Movement I.

Understanding the relationship between voice and body in acting, with a focus on freeing tension, releasing vocal power, and enabling physical expression. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: A major in acting or consent of instructor.

T D 313G. Voice and Movement II.

Continuation of Voice and Movement I. Deeper understanding of the vocal-physical connection as a means of playing dramatic action. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Theatre and Dance 313F.

T D 313K. Voice Laboratory I.

Advanced voice and speech work in breath, support, placement, focus, range, resonance, articulation and endurance. Emphasis placed on personalization of language and text from selected plays. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Theatre and Dance 313G or consent of instructor.

T D 313L. Voice Laboratory II.

Continuation of Voice Laboratory I. Advanced voice and speech work connected to personalization and truth in classical and heightened text. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Theatre and Dance 313K.

T D 313M. Movement Laboratory I.

Using the body as an instrument for playing action and bringing the actor to a deeper understanding of physical stage presence. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Theatre and Dance 313G or consent of instructor.

T D 313N. Movement Laboratory II.

Continuation of Movement Laboratory I. The practice of physical theatre disciplines as a means of deepening the actor's understanding of character and behavior. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Theatre and Dance 313M.

T D 113P, 213P, 313P. Projects in Acting and Directing.

Preparation and performance laboratory related to production. For each semester hour of credit earned, at least one hour a week for one semester and additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of the acting/directing faculty.

T D 314C (TCCN: DRAM 1330). Design for Performance.

Introduction to the techniques, practices, and processes in costume, lighting, scenic, and sound design. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with laboratory hours as required. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Theatre and Dance.

T D 314M (TCCN: DRAM 2331). Technical Theatre.

Introduction to the techniques, practices, and processes in technical theatre. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with laboratory hours as required. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Theatre and Dance.

T D 314P (TCCN: DRAM 1320). Production Laboratory.

Restricted to College of Fine Arts, non-theatre studies majors. Three hours a week for one semester and additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Theatre and Dance; and Theatre and Dance 314M, except for dance majors in the BFA degree program.

T D 314Q. Production Shop.

Restricted to theatre studies majors. Assist in the creation of props, lighting, costumes, projection, audio, or scenery for department productions. Nine laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: A major in the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Studies.

T D 315. Playwriting I.

The study and practice of writing plays. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

T D 316D. Directing I.

Restricted to students with a major in the Department of Theatre and Dance. Study and practice of the fundamentals of stage directing: composition, dramatic action, movement, and textual analysis. Three lecture hours a week for one semester with additional laboratory hours as required. Theatre and Dance 316D and 323C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or Theatre and Dance 313C.

T D 317C (TCCN: DRAM 2361). Theatre History through the Eighteenth Century.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For theatre and dance majors, Theatre and Dance 311 or 311C; for others, none.

T D 317D (TCCN: DRAM 2362). Theatre History since the Eighteenth Century.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For theatre and dance majors, Theatre and Dance 311 or 311C; for others, none.

T D 317M. Dance History I.

An exploration of world dance as an expression of cultural identity and change. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Theatre and Dance 311 or 311C.

T D 317N. Dance History II.

Continuation of Theatre and Dance 317M. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Theatre and Dance 317M.

T D 119Q, 219Q, 319Q, 419Q, 519Q, 619Q, 719Q, 819Q, 919Q. Topics in Theatre and Dance.

This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Theatre and Dance. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

T D 121P, 221P, 321P. Festival Project and Production.

Students initiate, develop, and/or participate in an approved departmental major festival project or production under the supervision of a faculty member. For each semester hour of credit earned, at least one lecture hour a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

T D 322. Dance Pedagogy.

Techniques and materials used in the teaching of dance. Two lecture hours and one and one-half laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

T D 322C. Contemporary Dance Technique.

Intensive study of principles, technique, and vocabulary of contemporary dance. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May not be counted toward the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a major in dance. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Theatre and Dance and consent of the dance faculty.

T D 322D. Intermediate Contemporary Dance Technique.

Intensive study of intermediate-level theory, technique, and vocabulary of contemporary dance. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May not be counted toward the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a major in dance. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Theatre and Dance and consent of the dance faculty.

T D 322E. Advanced Contemporary Dance Technique.

Intensive study of advanced theory, technique, and style of contemporary dance. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Theatre and Dance and consent of the dance faculty.

T D 322F. Ballet Technique.

Intensive study of principles, technique, and vocabulary of ballet. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May not be counted toward the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a major in dance. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Theatre and Dance and consent of the dance faculty.

T D 322G. Intermediate Ballet Technique.

Study of intermediate-level theory, technique, and vocabulary of ballet as a supporting style. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May not be counted toward the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a major in dance. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Theatre and Dance and consent of the dance faculty.

T D 322J. Advanced Ballet Technique.

Study of advanced theory, technique, and vocabulary of ballet as a supporting style. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Theatre and Dance and consent of the dance faculty.

T D 122P, 222P, 322P. Projects in Dance Performance and Repertory.

Preparation and performance laboratory related to production. At least six laboratory hours a week for one semester; additional laboratory hours may be required for rehearsals and performances. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Theatre and Dance and consent of the dance faculty.

T D 323C. Directing I.

Study and practice of the fundamentals of stage directing: composition, picturization, movement, gesture, and unit structure. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with laboratory hours as required. Theatre and Dance 316D and 323C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and a major in the Department of Theatre and Dance.

T D 323D. Directing II.

Dramatic and environmental analysis of full-length plays. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with laboratory hours as required. Prerequisite: Theatre and Dance 316D or 323C.

T D 323E. Directing III.

Theory and techniques of play directing, with practical applications in projects and scenes. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with laboratory hours as required. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, Theatre and Dance 323D, and consent of instructor.

T D 323F. Acting Shakespeare.

Incorporating language as action by applying basic acting principles to the demand of Shakespearean text. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Theatre and Dance 323F and 353T (Topic: Acting Shakespeare) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Theatre and Dance 313E or consent of instructor.

T D 323G. Acting in Period Plays.

Exploration of classical and idiosyncratic texts to enable personal and artistic growth in actors. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, and Theatre and Dance 323F or consent of instructor.

T D 123P, 223P, 323P. Advanced Projects in Acting and Directing.

For each semester hour of credit earned, at least one hour a week for one semester and additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of the acting/directing faculty.

T D 324. Design and Technology for Performance.

Exploration of aspects of design and technology in performance, including costume, lighting, scenery, and sound. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Theatre and Dance 314C, 314M, and consent of instructor.

T D 124P, 224P, 324P. Advanced Production Laboratory.

For each semester hour of credit earned, one lecture hour a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Theatre and Dance 314P; and a major in the Department of Theatre and Dance or consent of instructor.

T D 325. Playwriting II.

Emphasis on the form and writing of the full-length play or equivalent. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, Theatre and Dance 315, and consent of instructor.

T D 125P, 225P, 325P. Projects in Playwriting.

For each semester hour of credit earned, at least one hour a week for one semester and additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

T D 326. Dramatic Activities for the Classroom.

Theory, materials, and practice, including story dramatization, storytelling, puppets, pantomime, shadow plays, role-playing, and theatre games. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with laboratory hours as required. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

T D 326C. Theatre Studies: Creative Drama.

Theory and practice of creative drama for children, both as an art form and as a process for emphasizing creative expression and aesthetic growth. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with laboratory hours as required. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

T D 326D. Theatre Studies: Theatre for Young Audiences.

Theory and practice of all phases of play production for young audiences. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with laboratory hours as required. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

T D 326E, 626E. Theatre Studies: Directing the Young Performer.

Introduction to the theory and practice of directing and producing theatre with young performers, with emphasis on appropriate literature. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required; this course includes field-based instruction in area high schools. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, Theatre and Dance 323D, and consent of instructor.

T D 126P, 226P, 326P. Projects in Theatre Studies.

For each semester hour of credit earned, at least one hour a week for one semester and additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

T D 326Q. Directing Project in Theatre Studies.

Producing and directing a play in an elementary or secondary school. The equivalent of three hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and Theatre and Dance 326E, 626E.

T D 127P, 227P, 327P. Projects in History, Criticism, and Performance Studies.

For each semester hour of credit earned, at least one hour a week for one semester and additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

T D 329C. Musical Theatre Performance Workshop.

Restricted to Department of Theatre and Dance majors. Private coaching, master classes, and small and large group rehearsals, culminating in staged public performances of musical revues and/or chamber musicals. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

T D 129D. Studio Voice III.

Restricted to Department of Theatre and Dance majors. Continuation of Theatre and Dance 109E. Emphasizes the synthesis of singing and acting skills. One laboratory hour a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, two semesters of Theatre and Dance 109E, and consent of instructor.

T D 129E. Studio Voice IV.

Restricted to Department of Theatre and Dance majors. Continuation of Theatre and Dance 129D. Refines, expands, and strengthens the specialized performance skills required of a musical theatre performer, including studio recording techniques. One laboratory hour a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and two semesters of Theatre and Dance 109D.

T D 129Q, 229Q, 329Q, 429Q, 529Q, 629Q, 729Q, 829Q, 929Q. Topics in Theatre and Dance.

This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Theatre and Dance. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

T D 332M. Choreography.

Advanced study of the principles and practices of choreography. Three hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, Theatre and Dance 312N, and consent of instructor.

T D 332N. Choreography: Design for Dance and Movement Theatre.

Continuation of Theatre and Dance 332M. Three hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Theatre and Dance 332M.

T D 232P, 332P. Advanced Projects in Dance Performance and Repertory I.

For 232P, at least six laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours as required; for 332P, at least seven laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, Theatre and Dance 222P, a major in the Department of Theatre and Dance, and consent of the dance faculty.

T D 232Q, 332Q. Advanced Projects in Dance Performance and Repertory II.

For 232Q, at least six laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required; for 332Q, at least seven laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, Theatre and Dance 232P or 332P, a major in the Department of Theatre and Dance, and consent of the dance faculty.

T D 332R. Dance Pedagogy.

Principles, techniques, and materials used in the teaching of dance. Three lecture hours a week for one semester; with additional laboratory hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, a major in the Department of Theatre and Dance, and consent of the dance faculty instructor.

T D 332S. Dance Pedagogy Practicum.

Practical application techniques and materials used in the teaching of dance. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, Theatre and Dance 332R, a major in the Department of Theatre and Dance, and consent of the dance faculty.

T D 351S. Seminar in Theatre and Dance.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Completion of at least ninety semester hours of coursework, a major in the Department of Theatre and Dance, and consent of instructor.

T D 151T, 251T, 351T. Topics in Theatre and Dance.

For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Creative Drama II. Advanced investigation of drama and drama-based instructional strategies. Observation, teaching and/or co-teaching in one or more practical contexts during the semester as a way to hone skills needed to successfully plan, implement, and evaluate drama-based lessons. Theatre and Dance 151T (Topic: Creative Drama II), 251T (Topic: Creative Drama II), 351T (Topic: Creative Drama II) and 151T (Topic 1), 251T (Topic 1), 351T (Topic 1) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Theatre and Dance 326C.

T D 352. Experiential Anatomy.

Restricted to Department of Theatre and Dance majors. Principles and techniques of physical conditioning with practical applications to injury prevention for dance and theatre practitioners. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, Theatre and Dance 232P (or 332P), and consent of the dance faculty.

T D 152P, 252P, 352P. Projects in Dance Movement Studies.

For each semester hour of credit earned, at least one hour a week for one semester and additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

T D 152T, 252T, 352T. Topics in Dance and Movement.

For each semester hour of credit earned, at least one hour a week for one semester and additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Musical Theatre Dance I. Explores original repertoire from a wide variety of musical theatre styles. For each semester hour of credit earned, one lecture hour a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Theatre and Dance 152T, 252T, 352T (Topic: Dance for Musical Theatre) and 152T, 252T, 352T (Topic 1) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 2: Musical Theatre Dance II. Explores original musical theatre choreography from a variety of styles. Repertoire will require a higher level of skills. For each semester hour of credit earned, one lecture hour a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Theatre and Dance 152T, 252T, 352T (Topic: Dance for Musical Theatre II) and 152T, 252T, 352T (Topic 2) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, and Theatre and Dance 352T (Topic 1).
Topic 3: Broadway Jazz I. Refines and expands dance technique and skills essential to Broadway-style choreography. Original Broadway choreography requiring a high level of technique and character development. For each semester hour of credit earned, one lecture hour a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Theatre and Dance 152T, 252T, 352T (Topic: Broadway Jazz I) and 152T, 252T, 352T (Topic 3) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, and Theatre and Dance 152T, 252T, 352T (Topic 2).
Topic 4: Broadway Jazz II. Continues to refine and expand dance technique and skills essential to Broadway style choreography. Original Broadway choreography requiring a high level of technique and character development. For each semester hour of credit earned, one lecture hour a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Theatre and Dance 152T, 252T, 352T (Topic: Broadway Jazz II) and 152T, 252T, 352T (Topic 4) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, and Theatre and Dance 352T (Topic 3).

T D 353C. Devised Work.

A survey of contemporary devising techniques. Work explores present-day parallels for making performance for both individual and collaborative practices. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, and Theatre and Dance 323G or consent of instructor.

T D 353D. Acting and the Camera I.

Fundamentals of acting for the camera; adjusting from the stage to the demands of the camera. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Theatre and Dance 351T (Topic: Acting for the Camera) and 353D may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting majors, upper-division standing and Theatre and Dance 353C; for others, upper-division standing, and Theatre and Dance 313E with a grade of at least B- or consent of instructor.

T D 353E. Acting and the Camera II.

Advanced technique for the camera. Professional audition protocols and career preparation. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Theatre and Dance 351T (Topic: Acting for the Camera II) and 353E may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and Theatre and Dance 353D.

T D 353K. Voice-Over and Narration.

Microphone technique and the use of the voice to create character in various media applications such as narration, video games, and commercial copy. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; and Theatre and Dance 313L and 323F, or consent of instructor.

T D 353Q. Portfolio Preparation.

Restricted to Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting majors. Selection and rehearsal of materials in preparation for professional acting interviews and auditions. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

T D 353R. Business of Acting.

Restricted to majors in the Department of Theatre and Dance. Survey of marketing oneself as an actor, the actor's relationship to agents and casting directors, and methods for initiating and maintaining a professional acting career. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

T D 353T. Topics in Acting and Directing.

Restricted to majors in the Department of Theatre and Dance. Topics in acting including voice/speech, movement, and directing. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, and Theatre and Dance 313E with a grade of at least B - or consent of the acting/directing faculty.

T D 154P, 254P, 354P. Projects in Design and Technology.

Individual projects in theatre design and technology. For each semester hour of credit earned, at least one hour a week for one semester and additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

T D 354T. Topics in Design and Technology.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Costume and Makeup Crafts.
Topic 2: Fabric Painting and Dyeing. Fundamentals of textile surface design.
Topic 3: Mask Making. Fundamentals of mask theory, design, and construction for theatre and live performance.
Topic 4: Millinery. Fundamentals of hat design, fitting, and construction techniques.
Topic 5: Scenery Technology I.
Topic 6: Costume Rendering.
Topic 7: Drawing for Theatre Designers.
Topic 8: Painting.
Topic 9: Automated Lighting I. Fundamentals of automated and computer-aided lighting for theatre and live performance.
Topic 10: Costume Design Skills. Fundamentals of research, drawing, rendering, and script/character analysis and critique for costume design.
Topic 11: Lighting Design Skills. Fundamentals of research, paperwork communication, and technology for lighting designers.
Topic 12: Scenery Design Skills. Fundamentals of drawing, drafting, and model building for theatrical designers.
Topic 13: Stage Makeup. Designed to familiarize students with the tools and products used by professional makeup artists. Includes techniques for natural, character, and special effects makeup in theatre, opera, dance, film, and television.
Topic 14: Figure and Fabric Rendering. Principles of figure and fabric painting from life.
Topic 15: Scene Painting. Scene painting techniques for theatrical designers.
Topic 16: Automated Lighting II. Advanced automated and computer-aided lighting theory and techniques.
Topic 17: Game Development Capstone: Two-Dimensional Games. Same as Computer Science 354S and Music 354S. Participation in an interdisciplinary team to gain a thorough understanding of the two-dimensional game development process, through modeling of the environment and practices that are used in game studios. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Computer Science 354S, 378 (Topic: Game Development Capstone: 2D Games), Music 354S, 376J (Topic: Game Development Capstone: 2D Games), Theatre and Dance 354T (Topic 17). Additional prerequisite: For computer science majors, Computer Science 429 or 429H with a grade of at least C- and consent of instructor; for others, consent of instructor.
Topic 18: Game Development Capstone: Three-Dimensional Games. Same as Computer Science 354T and Music 354T. Participation in interdisciplinary teams to gain a thorough understanding of the three-dimensional game development process, through modeling of the environment and practices that are used in game studios. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Computer Science 354T, Music 354T, 376J (Topic: Game Development Capstone: 3D Games), Theatre and Dance 354T (Topic 18). Additional prerequisite: For computer science majors, Computer Science 429 or 429H with a grade of at least C- and consent of instructor; for others, consent of instructor.

T D 355T. Topics in Playwriting.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

T D 356T. Topics in Theatre Studies.

Topics in theatre studies, including creative drama, theatre for children and youth, and theatre with young adults. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 1: Puppetry.

T D 357T. Topics in History, Criticism, and Performance Studies.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Latin American Theatre and Drama. Same as Latin American Studies 322 (Topic 13: Latin American Theatre and Drama).

T D 372, 672, 972. Industry Internship.

Restricted to majors in the Department of Theatre and Dance. Professional internship position in business and/or production. For every three semester hours of credit earned, at least ten internship hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, a University grade point average of at least 2.50, and consent of instructor.

T D 375H. Honors Seminar.

Restricted to majors in the Department of Theatre and Dance. Comprehensive introduction to research in the area of theatre and dance. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; admission to the Honors Program in Theatre and Dance; and consent of the head of the Theatre and Dance Honors Program.

T D 376H. Reading Tutorial in Theatre and Dance Problems.

Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; Theatre and Dance 375; admission to the Honors Program in Theatre and Dance; and consent of the head of the Theatre and Dance Honors Program.

T D 379H. Thesis Course for Departmental Honors.

The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be taken twice for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, Theatre and Dance 375, admission to the Honors Program in Theatre and Dance, and consent of the head of the Theatre and Dance Honors Program.