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DRMA 210 Scene Technology • 4 Cr.


Presents theories and techniques, and equipment in theater lighting. Intensive lecture/lab format. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in DRMA 290.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Identify the four types of theatre space, and describe the stage systems found there, with emphasis on the differences between them.
  • Identify the historic practice and evolution of Stage Technologies
  • Understand the makeup of a typical production team, and organization of the theatre shops, and be able to lay out a production schedule following a design from the concept phase to opening night.
  • Show proficiency in reading and understanding the design and technical drawings for scenery and properties.
  • Show a working knowledge of the various types of scenery and demonstrate the basic techniques of building scenery and properties using metal, wood, and plastic materials and tools.
  • Show introductory proficiency with scene shop tools used in carpentry, welding and painting.
  • Identify different rigging techniques, and show knowledge of how they operate.
  • Discuss the application of paint and texture to scenery, and how to achieve theatrical effect from designer’s elevations.
  • Show a working knowledge of basic special effects, including fog, smoke, and pyrotechnics.



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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
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