TPA: Theater Production & Admin

Courses

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TPA 1200C. BASIC STAGECRAFT.

423

BASIC STAGECRAFT Focuses on techniques of scenic and properties construction and installation, using hands-on assignments to complement lectures. Topics include interpreting drawings, tool usage, material selection, painting, and safety. (Special Fee: $73.00).

TPA 1232C. COSTUME TECHNIQUES AND WARDROBE PRACTICES.

322

COSTUME TECHNIQUES AND WARDROBE PRACTICES Emphasis on planning, execution and running of costumes for production. (Special Fee: $51.00).

TPA 1248C. MAKEUP FOR THE STAGE.

322

MAKEUP FOR THE STAGE Study of principles, materials and applications of theatrical makeup. (Special Fee: $20.00).

TPA 1380. SURVEY OF ENTERTAINMENT TECHNOLOGY.

330

SURVEY OF ENTERTAINMENT TECHNOLOGY New Student Experience course for Entertainment Technology, Film Technology as well as Sound and Music Technology. This course explores explores the range of employment options in the Central Florida Entertainment Industry including Film, Sound Production and Entertainment Design and Production with a focus on career and education planning for success.

TPA 2000C. CREATIVE DESIGN FOR THEATER.

322

CREATIVE DESIGN FOR THEATER Prerequisite: TPA 1200C Involves students in preliminary concepts of stage, lighting, and costume design. Teaches students history of theatrical presentation and motivation of design concepts. (Special Fee: $24.00).

TPA 2010C. FOUNDATIONS OF TECHNICAL DESIGN.

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FOUNDATIONS OF TECHNICAL DESIGN Prerequisites: TPA 2220C and TPA 2290C Prerequisite or Co-requisite: TPA 2343 Practical exploration of the structural and mechanical principles used in scenery construction and rigging for the entertainment industry. Applies theoretical concepts in laboratory and production settings. (Special Fee: $78.00).

TPA 2030C. LIGHTING DESIGN FOR LIVE ENTERTAINMENT.

322

LIGHTING DESIGN FOR LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Pre-requisite: TPA 2220C This course will focus on lighting design for theater and other live entertainment productions. Students will develop proficiency in script analysis, light plots, lighting paperwork and lighting designs in a laboratory setting. (Special Fee: $40.00).

TPA 2063C. PRINCIPLES OF SCENERY DESIGN.

322

PRINCIPLES OF SCENERY DESIGN Prerequisite: TPA 2000C and TPA 2343C Introductory design techniques including design development, presentation, and execution. The student will complete ground plans, perspective sketches, and scenic models of single set stage designs. (Special Fee: $46.00).

TPA 2190C. THEATER DESIGN PRACTICUM.

3110

THEATER DESIGN PRACTICUM Prerequisites: TPA 2000C, TPA 2030C, TPA 2063C, and TPA 2292C; and department approval This a production-based capstone experience will require that students serve in a key design or assistant design role in a Valencia Theater production. Requires a minimum of 10 hours per week on costume, lighting or scenery design assignment. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied. (Special Fee: $34.00).

TPA 2220C. INTRODUCTION TO STAGE LIGHTING.

432

INTRODUCTION TO STAGE LIGHTING Stage lighting techniques, practices and equipment. Includes electrical theory, use of dimming systems and implementation of lighting designs. This course includes learning activity designed to ensure competence in oral communication. (Special Fee: $43.00).

TPA 2221C. INTERMEDIATE STAGE LIGHTING.

423

INTERMEDIATE STAGE LIGHTING Prerequisite: TPA 2220 Stage lighting techniques, practices and equipment. Focuses on control board operation, selection of lighting equipment, implementation of lighting designs and troubleshooting lighting systems. (Special Fee: $111.00).

TPA 2222C. ADVANCED STAGE LIGHTING.

323

ADVANCED STAGE LIGHTING Prerequisite: TPA 2220C and TPA 2221C A hands-on exploration of specialized lighting equipment and techniques used in live entertainment. Emphasizes lighting in nontheatrical spaces, computerized lighting control, and intelligent lighting fixtures. (Special Fee: $126.00).

TPA 2252C. INTRODUCTION TO AUDIO VISUAL TECHNOLOGY.

322

INTRODUCTION TO AUDIO VISUAL TECHNOLOGY An introduction to audio visual technology and practices of the entertainment industry. The course will focus on AV production and design, along with the setup, operation and troubleshooting of basic audio visual equipment. (Special Fee: $54.00).

TPA 2257C. AUDIO VISUAL PRODUCTION.

3110

AUDIO VISUAL PRODUCTION The student will participate as an audio visual technician for theater, dance, film, college-wide, or music events. (Requires a minimum of 10 hours per week for a production or pre-production assignment. (Special Fee: $80.00).

TPA 2260C. INTRODUCTION TO AUDIO PRODUCTION.

332

INTRODUCTION TO AUDIO PRODUCTION This course introduces students to the theory and practices of sound reinforcement and recording for the entertainment industry. It covers audio equipment, sound systems, recording techniques and sound reinforcement for live events with a hands-on, project-focused approach. (Special Fee: $75.00).

TPA 2290C. TECHNICAL THEATER PRODUCTION.

3110

TECHNICAL THEATER PRODUCTION Prerequisite or Corequisite: TPA 1200C The student will participate as technician in dramatic productions at the college. Requires a minimum of 10 hours per week production or post-production assignment. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied. (Special Fee: $104.00).

TPA 2292C. ADVANCED TECHNICAL PRODUCTION.

3110

ADVANCED TECHNICAL PRODUCTION Prerequisites: TPA 1200, TPA 2220, TPA 2260, and TPA 2290; and department approval This production-based capstone experience will require that students serve in a key crew head or design role on one or two Valencia Theater Productions. Requires a minimum of 10 hours per week in a crew head or design assignment. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for credit for a maximum of six credits, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied. (Special Fee: $73.00).

TPA 2343C. COMPUTER ASSISTED DRAFTING FOR THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY.

321

COMPUTER ASSISTED DRAFTING FOR THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY An introduction to computer assisted drafting using industry-standard applications like CAD and Vector Works. Emphasizes creating standard working drawings used in the entertainment industry. This course includes activities designed to ensure competence in the basic use of computers. (Special Fee: $50.00).

TPA 2358C. NETWORKING FOR SHOW CONTROL.

322

NETWORKING FOR SHOW CONTROL Prerequisite: TPA 2220C, TPA 2260C, and TPA 2252C This course focuses on computer networking issues commonly encountered by live entertainment technicians. Basic computer networking and networking of live show control systems (such as lighting, audio and video) will be covered in this course, as well as system troubleshooting. (Special Fee: $60.00).

TPA 2600. STAGE AND PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT.

330

STAGE AND PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT Prerequisites: TPA 1380 and THE 1020 An introduction to the organization and management of a live entertainment production. The course will focus on the paperwork, budgeting and scheduling required to manage a production along with collaborative leadership in the execution of an entertainment production.

TPA 2930. SELECTED TOPICS IN THEATER TECHNOLOGY.

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SELECTED TOPICS IN THEATER TECHNOLOGY Selected topics in theater technology based on the needs and areas of interest of the class and professor. May include laboratory and/or field work as part of the class. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for up to 3 hours of credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied.

TPA 2941. INTERNSHIP EXPLORATION IN THEATRE.

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INTERNSHIP EXPLORATION IN THEATRE Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of all mandated courses in Reading, Mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes; a minimum 2.0 institutional or overall GPA; and 12 credits, including TPA 2290 and THE 1020 or TPA 1200 or TPA 1210 or TPA 2220 or TPA 2260. The Program Director/Program Chair/Program Coordinator or Internship Placement Office has the discretion to provide override approval as it relates to the waiver of required program/discipline-related courses. This course is a planned work-based experience that provides students with supervised career exploration activities and/ or practical experiences to assist in confirming their education plans. Each earned credit of Internship requires a minimum of 80 clock hours of work. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied. (Internship Fee: $10.00).

TPA 2942. INTERNSHIP IN THEATRE.

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INTERNSHIP IN THEATRE Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of all mandated courses in Reading, Mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes; a minimum 2.0 institutional or overall GPA; and 12 credits, including a total of 4 courses with TPA or MUM prefixes to include TPA 2290 OR TPA 2257. The Program Director/Program Chair/Program Coordinator or Internship Placement Office has the discretion to provide override approval as it relates to the waiver of required program/discipline-related courses. This course is a planned work-based experience that provides students with an opportunity to fine-tune skill sets learned in course work and enhance workplace skills through supervised practical experience related to their career objectives. Each earned credit hour of Internship requires a minimum of 80 clock hours to work. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied. (Internship Fee: $10.00).