Production Design

Units

Unit Essential Questions Content Skills and Processes Assessment Resources Multicultural Dimension
Production Design

•What are the relationships between the building blocks of Technical Theater and a particular communicative whole?
•How can we bring together analytic and intuitive abilities in a creative project?

*Collaborate with directors, producers, etc., to create unified production concepts.
*Consider the aesthetic and practical requirements of movement in designs.
*Explore technological advances and their impact on technical theatre.

*Use CAD as tool for lightplot and groundplan
*Develop skills of scenic rendering and model construction.
*Crew all main stage productions.
*Design set and/or lighting for a major production.

*Critique of designs for speculative production project
*Review of electronic portfolio
*Post production critique
*Quiz

Books
articles
internet
Professional journals
Various graphic software

*Analyze a variety of dramatic texts from cultural and historic perspectives to determine production requirements.