Production and Design Projects (DRA4486.02, section 2)

Michael Giannitti

This project-based class is for designers doing intermediate or advanced level work in lighting design, scenic design and/or stage management, those developing and implementing theatrical designs, as well as stage managers of faculty or student directed projects being produced on campus. In a studio atmosphere, students will share work in process each week, from inception through realization of their respective production projects. Particular attention will be placed on collaboration and communication between members of design/production teams. All participants must have already taken at least one course in the project area. Those interested in taking this course must make arrangements with the instructor for an appropriate spring term project prior to registration. A class meeting time will be arranged based on schedules of enrolled students.

Class will meet on Tuesdays, 8:30am-10:20am, plus additional times to be scheduled.


Learning Outcomes:
Advancement of Artistry and Craft in Theatrical Design or Stage Management
Advancement of Collaboration Skills
Advancement of Play Analysis Skills



Delivery Method: Fully in-person
Prerequisites: Email (mgiannitti@bennington.edu)/meet with instructor, as each student in the class is expected to have a defined project and/or range of work in an area of theatrical design/production, and to have demonstrated readiness to undertake the project (or work) being proposed.
Course Level: 4000-level
Credits: 4
Tu 8:30AM - 10:20AM (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 6
Course Frequency: Once a year

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