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THEA152 Theatre Technology

An introduction to the technology of theatre, including lighting, the operation of audio technology and stage management.

THEA 152 students get hands-on experience as members of the technical and front-of-house crew in productions for the Theatre Studies weekly Lunchtime Theatre programme.

Paper title Theatre Technology
Paper code THEA152
Subject Theatre Studies
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points 18 points
Teaching period(s) First Semester, Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,059.15
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,766.35

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Restriction
THEA 212, THEA 213
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
Students majoring in Theatre Studies must normally pass THEA 152 in their first or second year of study.
Eligibility
Limit of 25 students per semester, with priority given to students majoring or minoring in Theatre Studies.

Enrolments for this paper are limited, and it requires departmental permission.
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Contact
mtpa@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Martyn Roberts
Paper Structure
There will be two practical workshops each week, plus additional time outside of class for rehearsals, technical rigging and performances.
Teaching Arrangements

Please contact the Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts' office (mtpa@otago.ac.nz) for a copy of the most recent paper profile.

Textbooks
Your lecturer will give you a list of readings at the commencement of the paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the subject will gain knowledge and practical skills of how to manage technical and backstage tasks and roles in a theatrical production. Students will acquire skills in organisation and teamwork.

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
K1 Monday 15:00-16:50 9-16, 18-22
Friday 13:00-16:50 9-15, 18-22

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 15:00-16:50 28-34, 36-41
Friday 13:00-16:50 28-34, 36-41