Ron Stoffregen, Associate Professor/Technical Director
010  Center for the Arts  (608) 785-6708
Office Hours - 9:55-11:00 M, W, F or by appointment

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THA 231 STAGECRAFT - SPRING 2007
8:50-9:55 A.M., MWF

CLASS SCHEDULE

JAN 22 M Course Introduction: Requirements and Expectations  

 

 24

W.

Building Materials & Name that Joint!

 

 

 26

F

Shop Safety

Meet in scene shop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

29

M

More Building Materials & Name that Joint!

Start Lab Hours

 

31

W

Ground plans, Sections, & Elevations, Oh My!
How To Use A Scale Rule, Paper, & A Pencil

Must have Drafting Kit

FEB

  2

F

Tool Safety

Meet in scene shop

 

 

  5

M

Standard Stock Flats And Beyond!

 

 

  7

W

Drafting Project # 1, Line Weight, Line Types & Drafting Symbols

 

 

  9

F

Flat Construction

Meet in scene shop

 

 

12

M

Build that Object

Meet in Scene Shop

 

14

W

Drafting Project # 2, Orthographic Projections

Drafting #1 due

 

16

F

Flat Covering

Meet in scene shop

 

 

19

M

Platforms & Step Units

 

 

21

W

Drafting Project # 3, Draft That Flat!

 Drafting #2 due

 

23

F

Platform Construction

Meet in scene shop

 

 

26

M.

Platforms & Step Units

 

 

28

W

Platform Layout Project

 Drafting #3 Due

MAR

  2

F

Platform legging & Bracing

Meet in scene shop

 

 

  5

M

TEST # 1

 

 

  7

W

Flat layout Project

 Distribute Take Home Exam

 

  9

F

Step unit Construction

Meet in scene shop

 

 

12

M

SPRING BREAK

 

 

14

W

SPRING BREAK

Work on TEST # 2 TAKE HOME

 

16

F

SPRING BREAK

Work on TEST # 2 TAKE HOME

 

 

19

M

Handling Scenery - Flats

 

 

21

W

Flying Scenery

Test #2 Due

 

23

F

Oh No! Not Knots!

Meet in scene shop

 

 

26

M

Wagons & Other Scenery on Casters

 

 

28

W

Drafting Project # 4, Draft That Platform!

 

 

30

F

Knots Revisited

Meet in scene shop

 

APR

  2

M

More Wagons

 

 

  4

W

Drafting Project # 5, Drafting an Object

Drafting #4 Due

 

  6

F

  Building Techniques

Meet in scene shop

 

 

  9

M

Wagon Project

 

 

11

W

Drafting an Object - Part II

Drafting #5 Due

 

13

F

  Building Techniques

 Meet in scene shop

 

 

16

M

Elevators & Traps

 

 

18

W

Front Elevations

 

 

20

F

Lighting

Meet in scene shop

 

 

23

M.

Textured Surfaces

 

 

25

W

Rear Elevations

Drafting #6 Due

 

27

F

Lighting

Meet in scene shop

 

 

30

M

Work on Final Exam

 

 MAY

  2

W

Work on Final Exam

 

    4 F Work on Final Exam Last Day of Class

 

  8

T

FINAL EXAM DUE

12:15 p.m.