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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Theatre - THEA 101

Introduction to Theatre

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This is a survey course which examines all the elements of theatre. Topics covered include the actor, director, playwright, scenery, costumes, makeup, lighting, sound, audience, theatre publicity, theatre management and critic. The course offers the opportunity for developing an appreciation of theatre and how it relates to the world.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain the workings of each element of theatrical production.
  • Distinguish between different aspects of the theatrical production
  • Reflect upon a theatrical production with new understanding and appreciation.
  • Explain the connection between theatre and the world.
  • Describe the different positions in a theatre production.
  • Explain the key elements that establish the stage design.
  • Describe the role of audience and critic in a theatre production.
  • Discuss the role of publicity in a theatre production.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; THEATRE; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 101142230Intro TheatreRMT3Beer P5/24/0Open$12.00T  01:00 PM-03:54 PM WEBWEB

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday