CAS-319   Production Design

A study of the craft and art of production design for theatre, television and film from introductory technical production practices to finished design projects. Includes reading discussions, student presentations, workshops, demonstrations and group critique of student artwork aimed toward the development of basic competence in scenic, wardrobe and lighting design. Special attention is paid to the communication of design ideas in the form of written concept descriptions and oral presentation of work as well as the visual communication tools of the artist, including the use of basic computer design and visualization technologies.