University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Theatre

Courses Taught by Jeff Modereger

THE 030 - Fundamentals of Scenery
A hands-on introduction to the theory and practical application of the scenic elements involved in play production (drawing, building, and painting techniques). Includes Lab. Credits: 4. Lab Fee: $70.00. Fall and Spring Semesters.

THE 130 - Scene Design
A practical application of the elements, principles, and styles of theatrical stage design through research, sketching, and rendering techniques. Prerequisite: THE 030. Credits: 3. Lab Fee: $55.00. Spring Semester only.

THE 131 - Scene Painting Concepts & Application
Lab course to study practical application of painting techniques used in theatre, trompe l'oeil. Develops skills introduced in THE 030. Prerequisites: THE 030 & either THE 020 or THE 040 or permission. Credits: 3. Lab Fee: $70.00. Alternating Falls w/THE 230.

THE 190 (D) - Theatre Practicum
Students actively involved in current department productions may earn credit for work on stage or backstage. Project proposals must be approved by department faculty and be of significant scope to qualify for credit. Prerequisite: Permission. Repeatable up to 3 hours. Credits: .5-3.

THE 197 (D) - Readings & Research Fall. Prerequisite: Permission. Credits: .5-9.
THE 198 (D) - Readings & Research Spring. Prerequisite: Permission. Credits: .5-9.

THE 200 (D) - Professional Preparation
Topics include preparing for auditions, portfolio reviews, interviews, and research papers for entrance into graduate schools or professional theatre venues. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing and by permission only. Credits: 1-3.

THE 230 - Advanced Scene Design
An in-depth study of the realization process for a stage design. A combination of script analysis, sketching, model making, rendering, and paint elevations, all as forms of communication. Prerequisites: 030, 130. Credits: 3. Alternating Falls w/THE 131.

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