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Design Realisation 2B (THTR20033)

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Year of offerNot available in 2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 2
Subject codeTHTR20033
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Module 1 Costume Skills 2B

In this module the students should build on their knowledge gained in Design Realisation 2A. Further understanding and extending on their knowledge of fabrics incorporating fabric treatments. The introduction to the history and development of the male costume and learning applicable construction techniques by constructing a garment.

Module 2 Scenic Art and Art Finishing Skills

In this module, students should investigate the theory and practice of scenic art through a series of lectures and short practical technique tasks. Students will then apply the acquired practical skills and technical knowledge to the realization of a scenic art project as defined by a detailed brief.

Module 3 Design Skills 2B

In this module student are introduced to the skill of computer aided drafting gaining a hands-on understanding of the Vectorworks program through a series of lecture demonstrations. Students should also continue to develop their model making, rendering and articulation skills through a series of intensive projects focussing on character, light and vision and music based performance.

Intended learning outcomes

Module 1 Costume Skills 2B

At the conclusion of this module the students should have developed a much broader understanding of fabrics and fabric treatment techniques. They should also have a basic knowledge of the history of male costume and be able to undertake simple construction tasks by creating a male garment.

Module 2 Scenic Art and Art Finishing Skills

At the conclusion of this module the students should be capable of interpreting and realizing a painted illusion of an agreed source image. Realization will include planning and management of available time and resources. At the conclusion of this module students will be required to present the finished scenic artwork and explain the process and choices made as part of an exhibition of completed work.

Module 3 Design Skills 2B

At the conclusion of this subject students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the requirements of drafting for theatre productions and produce accurate scale drawings utilising the Vectorworks program. At the conclusion of the subject students should have a greater understanding of the breadth of design work for performance and have developed confident articulation skills.

Generic skills

  • Exhibit extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of their discipline including relevant professional knowledge, skills, discipline and ethics as they relate to a practising visual/performing artist.
  • Demonstrate capacities for artistic imagination, creativity, transformation and interpretation.
  • Work at various levels, both as an individual and as a team member, in a wide variety of visual/performing artistic environments.

Last updated: 23 August 2019