CAS-319   Production Design

An advanced study of the principles of theatrical scenic, costume and lighting design and production for the theatre, and the principles of art direction, wardrobe and lighting for television and film. The course builds on the introductory design concepts taught in CAS 219, Principles of Production Design, and includes lectures, workshops, discussions, lab demonstrations, student design projects and development of competence in theatrical scenic, costume and lighting design and/or film art direction, wardrobe and lighting. Special attention is paid to the communication of design ideas in the form of written concept descriptions, sketching and drawing, drafting, rendering, painting and modeling. Prerequisite: CAS 219, or permission of the instructor. Not offered 2012-2013.