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Courses - Spring 2022
TDPS
Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies
TDPS201
(Perm Req)
Introduction to Technical Production
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must be in a major within the ARHU-Dance department; or must be in a major within the ARHU-Theatre department.
Credit only granted for: DANC210 and THET114 or TDPS201.
Formerly: DANC210 and THET114.
Students are provided with an overview of topics related to the technical production of theatre and dance including: scenic, prop and costume construction, lighting, sound and video execution and management structures.
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
TDPS258W
Special Topics in Introductory Performing Arts; Written and Oral Storytelling in the Jewish Tradition
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Crosslisted with ISRL249B and JWST219F. Credit only granted for ISRL249B, TDPS258W, or JWST219F.

This course will focus on the evolution of the role of the story-telle as a mediator between fiction and truth, with some emphasis on Jewish and Israeli literature. Students will read and analyze short stories i the first part of the course, and then create a workshop in which they will present their own.
TDPS358T
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Intermediate Performing Arts; Technology for Performing Arts: Theory and Practice
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
TDPS362
(Perm Req)
Alexander Technique
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: THET222, THET116, THET223, and TDPS201; or (DANC218 and DANC219). And permission of ARHU-School of Theatre, Dance & Performance Studies department.
Credit only granted for: THET399J, THET362 or TDPS362.
Formerly: THET399J and THET362.
Based on the F.M. Alexander Technique, students will learn to recognize habit patterns that interfere with how they function and express themselves so that they can make conscious choices as a performing artist.
TDPS440
Arts Leadership Seminar
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with: ARHU440.
Credit only granted for: TDPS4440 or ARHU440.
An advanced seminar in arts leadership exposing students to the foundations of arts leadership in not-for-profit organizations as it intersects with current trends in technology, demographics, government policy, and the economy. In case studies based on examples drawn from local arts organizations, students will learn about audience engagement as well as institutional development terminology and best practices.
TDPS458R
Special Topics in Advanced Performing Arts; Object Theatre and Peep Shows
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with ISRL329R. Credit only granted for TDPS458R or ISRL329R. Student must pay a $25 course fee.

This course will focus on the evolvement of the story-teller role as a mediator between fiction and truth, especially in the Jewish and Israeli literature. It will be divided into a theoretical part followed by a practical part. In the theoretical part we will read and analyze a short story per week. In the practical part we will identify various approaches, traditional and modern, to story-telling in which the students will practice presenting short stories.
TDPS469
(Perm Req)
Advanced Practicum in Stage Management
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
TDPS479
(Perm Req)
Production Practicum
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: TDPS201. Formerly THET479. A specified practical aspect of mounting a theatre or dance production with hands-on, laboratory experience.
TDPS789
Professional Development in Dance and Theatre
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud