THEA 240 Stage Makeup

Basic principles and theory. Laboratory and performance experience in all phases of theatrical makeup. Required for sophomore theater majors.

Credits

2 Credits

THEA 240Stage Makeup

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Fine Arts

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

2 Credits

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

Basic principles and theory. Laboratory and performance experience in all phases of theatrical makeup. Required for sophomore theater majors.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Apply basic stage makeup for a variety of performance spaces Understand and apply the concepts of makeup design based on theme, character, and design concepts Read and analyze scripts to create effective makeup design Write a makeup design concept prospectus Create a portfolio of work drawn from makeup design prospectus

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Syllabus Basic stage makeup Pantomime Light and shadow Aging Scars and injuries Research and design Stylized makeup design and application Portfolio creation

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Script analysis for Arsenic and Old Lace Makeup research, design, and application for Arsenic and Old Lace Application of design concepts for stylized makeup project Application of makeup for stylized project Script analysis for Midsummer Night’s Dream Makeup research, design, and application for Midsummer Night’s Dream

Required Exams

Participation in discussions Portfolio, including photos of makeup application, and written design prospectus for Arsenic and Old Lace Portfolio, including photos of makeup application, and written design prospectus for stylization project Portfolio, including photos of makeup application, and written design prospectus for Midsummer Night’s Dream

Required Text

Stage Makeup, Laura Thudium Arsenic and Old Lace scriptMidsummer Night’s Dream scriptBasic makeup kit

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Script analysis for Arsenic and Old Lace Makeup research, design, and application for Arsenic and Old Lace Application of design concepts for stylized makeup project Application of makeup for stylized project Script analysis for Midsummer Night’s Dream Makeup research, design, and application for Midsummer Night’s Dream Participation in discussions Portfolio, including photos of makeup application, and written design prospectus for Arsenic and Old Lace Portfolio, including photos of makeup application, and written design prospectus for stylization project Portfolio, including photos of makeup application, and written design prospectus for Midsummer Night’s Dream