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Course Information


Spring 2018

ENG 173

Instructors: Gordon Rice,
Credits: 4.0
CRN: 24332
Prerequisites: None
Location: TODD 202F
Day and Time: Tuesday and Thursday 11:05am - 12:20pm
First Class: Thursday, January 19
Last Class: Tuesday, May 2
Labs: Labs are required; See instructor for details
Lab Location: Todd Theatre
First Lab: Friday, January 15 TBD
Last Lab: TBD
Note: Class meets in Todd 202F

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This course introduces students to the mechanics and aesthetics of lighting and sound design for the theatre. Students gain a thorough understanding of lighting and sound equipment, procedures, safety, and how these fascinating elements contribute to creating theatrical storytelling. Students work actively with these technologies on productions, getting valuable practical experience.