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ACM 210 Introduction to Cinematic Digital Production (3)

Introduction to the basic techniques of cinematic digital production and allows them to explore their personal voice in this process. A-F only.

ACM 215 Introduction to 3D Computer Animation (3)

A basic overview of the 3D animation production process, including modeling, texturing, rigging, animation, lighting, and rendering. A-F only. Pre: 255 (or concurrent).

ACM 216 Fundamentals of Animation (3)

Introduction to traditional styles and methods of hand drawn 2D, digital, and stop motion animation through theory and practice. A-F only. Pre: 255 (or concurrent) and ART 113, or consent.

ACM 310 Cinematic Narrative Production (3)

Production-intensive course with collaborative as well as individual projects. Theories and application of basic digital cinema productions, including camera, lighting, sound, and editing. ACM majors only. A-F only. Pre: 255 (or concurrent).

ACM 314 Experimental Art and Animation (3)

Provides students an opportunity to experiment with new mediums while collaborating with artists from different backgrounds, such as art, theatre, dance, film, and animation. ACM, ART, THEA, DNCE majors only. Pre: 216 (or concurrent) or ART 113 or THEA 353 (or concurrent) or THEA 356 (or concurrent). (Cross-listed as ART 315 and THEA 314)

ACM 320 Animation Production I (3)

Students work independently to produce a short, animated film. Emphasis on visual storytelling and character animation. ACM majors only. A-F only. Pre: 316B, and 350 or 355.

ACM 321 Storyboarding and Animatics (3)

Exposes students to the history, application, format, styles, and methods of creating storyboards and animatics. Visual storytelling will be analyzed by examining the foundational components of the visual language of a film. ACM majors only. A-F only. Pre: 255 or consent.

ACM 350 Screenwriting (3)

Introduction to the basics of writing a short narrative screenplay for film or animation. Students learn the fundamentals and format of screenwriting as well as basic elements of storytelling and character development. ACM majors only. A-F only. Pre: 310 (or concurrent) or 215 (or concurrent). DA

ACM 355 Oral Tradition to Screenplay (3)

Adapting the stories, styles, and cultural values of oral tradition storytelling to cinematic narratives. A-F only. Pre: 350. DA

ACM 370 Directing the Actor on Screen (3)

Introduction of the screen-director to the craft of acting for the camera. Students will develop communication skills and learn practical techniques to elicit spontaneous and relaxed performances with actors from the Theatre
program. ACM Majors only. A-F only. Pre: 310 or (215 and 216); and 350 (or concurrent).

ACM 372 Editing for Cinema (3)

Advanced course examining the theory, techniques, and practices of motion picture editing; use of non-linear digital editing systems; and practical experience in digital editing
projects. ACM majors only. A-F only. Pre: 310; or 215 and 216. DA

ACM 374 Post Production Sound (3)

Practical course on the theory, art, and techniques of sound recording, editing, and design for cinema. Students work on
projects involving dialogue and sound effects in post production. ACM majors only. A-F only. Pre: 372 (or concurrent). DA

ACM 405 Documentary Production (3)

Analysis and practical knowledge of the documentary process including, but not limited to, research, organization and story structure, shooting, camera coverage, and editing. ACM majors only. A-F only. Pre: 310, 350, and one of the following: 312, 330, 370, 372, or 374

ACM 410 Advanced Cinematic Production (3)

Production of a major cinematic/digital narrative project. Working in groups, each student takes on creative and technical role and responsibilities of a principle crew position. Emphasis on artistic form in narrative development; timely execution from pre- to post-production. ACM majors only. A-F only. Pre: 310; 350; and one of 312, 330, 370, 372, or 374.

ACM 412 Advanced Cinematography (3)

Applies the basic foundations, techniques, and theory of cinematography (covered in ACM 312) to a more informed and crafted practice with Camera and Lighting Scene study workshops, and research exercises and film projects. ACM majors only. A-F only. Pre: 310 and 312.

ACM 420 Animation Production II (3)

Student teams produce a short, animated film. Prior knowledge of 2D and 3D media authoring tools and animation techniques is necessary. ACM majors only. A-F only. Pre: 320. DA

ACM 450 Advanced Screenwriting (3)

Application of narrative principles of character development, story structure, and thematic spine to to screenplays for
live action and animated short films, television, or transmedia projects. ACM majors only. A-F only. Pre: 350. DA

ACM 470 Directing the Motion Picture (3)

Students direct a narrative live-action short film from pre-through post-production, learning how to develop a directorial vision and how to implement it through storyboarding, scheduling, and collaborative skill sets. ACM majors only. Pre: 310, 350 and 370. DA

ACM 486 Capstone Creative Production (3)

Emphasis on advanced production skills in creating a capstone project in live-action fiction film, animation, documentary, or new media. Screenwriting students may also develop a feature screenplay or television pilot and series bible. Repeatable one time. ACM majors only. Pre: 405 or 410 or 420 or 455 or 475. DA

ARCH 101 Design Fundamentals Studio I (4)

Introduction to creative design processes focusing on the investigation of composition within defining perceivable space. Hands-on exploration of materials and structures as an introduction to design processes. ENVD majors only. A-F only.

ARCH 102 Design Fundamentals Studio II (4)

Continued exploration of design processes. Introduction to CAD technologies, material exploration, and creative exploration including the relationship between digital, physical, and materials aspects of design. ENVD majors only. A-F only. Pre: 100 and 101.

ARCH 132 Design Communication (4)

Exploration of critical judgment and means to conceptualize, develop, present, and both visually and orally communicate form and space, including fundamentals of freehand drawing, mechanical drawing, physical model making, diagramming, and graphic techniques. ARCH and ENVD majors only. A-F only. Pre: 101.

ARCH 201 Beginning Design Studio I (4)

Exploration of critical judgment and means to conceptualize, develop, represent, and both visually and orally communicate form and space, including freehand drawing, mechanical drawing, physical model making, diagramming, and computer graphic techniques. ENVD majors only. A-F only. Pre: 102 or 132.

ARCH 202 Beginning Design Studio II (4)

Development of designs and processes to study precedents and explore solutions responding to human needs in built and natural environments. Analysis and representation of architectonic space and form using hand and computer techniques. ARCH and ENVD majors only. A-F only. Pre: 201 or 235.

ARCH 353 Landscape Graphics Studio (4)

Basic skills of landscape graphic communication through a creative process model. Learning free hand and technical drafting techniques to creative effective landscape graphics. ARCH and ENVD majors only. Pre: consent. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as TPSS 353)

ARCH 354 Tropical Landscape Planting Design Studio (4)

Students will develop basic skills of residential landscape graphic and design processes in
order to clearly articulate the ability to think, analyze, and extend a physical solution in the proper scale. Repeatable one time. ARCH and ENVD majors only. A-F only. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as TPSS 354)

ARCH 461 Introduction to Interior Architecture (3)

Introduction and orientation to the field. Fundamental design principles and elements as applied to interiors. Basic materials and methods of interior construction; basic professional and business practices. Critical analysis of an existing interior space. ARCH and ENVD majors only; open to non-majors if space available. Repeatable three times.

ART 101 Introduction to the Visual Arts (3)

Nature of the world’s visual arts and their influences on personal expression. Lectures, demonstrations, and studio practice. (Not for art majors or minors)

ART 101A Introduction to the Visual Arts (3)

Nature of the world’s visual arts and their influences on personal expression. Lectures, demonstrations, and studio practice. (Not for art majors or minors)

ART 103 Introduction to Fiber Arts (3)

Broad-based studio exploration of materials, techniques, concepts in contemporary fiber art. May include surface patterning/manipulation, papermaking, woven, other 2D/3D hand construction techniques. Focus on creative-problem solving, experimentation in a cooperative studio setting.

ART 104 Introduction to Printmaking (3)

Foundation explorations in the processes of relief, intaglio, and stencil printmaking. Direct workshop studio experience in the basic techniques and concepts of wood cut, linoleum cut, drypoint, monotype, and basic stencil processes.

ART 107 (Alpha) Introduction to Photography (3)

Studio/lecture combining history, theory and practice of photography. (B) film and darkroom, students must have 35mm film-based camera with adjustable shutter speed, aperture, and light meter; (D) digital, students must have digital camera with manual control and image editing software. DA

ART 113 Introduction to Drawing (3)

Descriptive, expressive, and formal aspects of visual language through drawing practice.

ART 116 Introduction to Three-Dimensional Composition (3)

Basic concepts, elements, and principles of art.

ART 123 Introduction to Painting (3)

Theory and practice of painting; material and technical procedures. A standalone course aimed at non-majors. ART majors should start with ART 223 after taking ART 113.

ART 130 Introduction to Glass (3)

Basic techniques of working with cold and molten glass. Theory of glass studio operation and introduction to glass theory.

ART 189 Introduction to Hawaiian Art (3)

Integrated beginning studio art course, which offers students the opportunity to understand and express Hawaiian cultural perspectives through contemporary art practice. A-F only.

ART 201 Introduction to Electronic Arts (3)

Theory and practice course investigating language common to all arts activity particularly as related to the contemporary arts. Pre: any studio art course; or consent.

ART 202 Introduction to Digital Imaging (3)

Combined theory and practice examining major techniques, concepts, and aesthetics in contemporary digital image production. Direct studio experience in essential software, printing techniques and hardware necessary in producing the gallery quality inkjet print. A-F only. Pre: 113.

ART 207 Intermediate Photo (Black and White Darkroom) (3)

Black and white photography emphasizing communication and self-expression. Lectures, demonstrations, and projects. Student must supply camera and material. Pre: 107B (with a
minimum grade of B). DA

ART 213 Intermediate Drawing (3)

Extension of the observational foundation established in 113 to address contemporary conceptual and expressive approaches to drawing. Pre: 113 or consent.

ART 214 Introduction to Life Drawing (3)

Investigations of the figure concerning anatomical construction, light, space, diagramatic analysis, and thematic content. Pre: 113 or consent.

ART 215 Intaglio Printmaking (3)

Studio practice in concepts and techniques of making prints from metal plates including etching, engraving, aquatint, and drypoint. A-F only. Pre: 113.

ART 217 Screenprinting (3)

Studio practice in screenprinting on paper. Copy camera and basic photo-stencil techniques introduced. A-F only. Pre: 113.

ART 218 Relief Printmaking (3)

Studio practice in the techniques and concepts of woodblock, linoleum cut, monotype, and calligraph printmaking. Emphasis on both traditional and contemporary practices. A-F only. Pre: 113.

ART 223 Approaches to Painting (3)

Theory and practice of painting; contemporary conceptual and expressive approaches. Pre: 113.

ART 225 Painting/Water-Based Media (3)

An introduction to water-based media. Traditional transparent color, gouache and acrylics. Pre: 113 or consent.

ART 230 Glass Casting: Sand and Metal Molds (3)

Expressive explorations in glass casting with wet sand, bonded sand, and metal molds. Repeatable one time. Pre: 116 and 130.

ART 234 Cold Glass Fabrication (3)

Expressive explorations using architectural sheet glass. Development of 2D and 3D forms using engraving, sandblasting, and cold joinery techniques. Repeatable one time. Pre: 116 and 130.

ART 238 Fiber Forms (3)

In-depth studio exploration of non-loom fiber techniques for creating/ manipulating 2D and 3D forms. Emphasis on concept development, skill mastery, innovative application of materials/techniques. May include felting, knotting, netting, piecing, coiling, found object/sewn constructions, papermaking. A-F only. Pre: one of 103, 116; or consent.

ART 242 Introduction to Ceramics (3)

Three-dimensional concepts in clay; hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques. Projects, lectures, and demonstrations.

ART 254 Sculpture—Metal Casting (3)

Metal casting and development of associated practices and concepts. Repeatable one time. Pre: 116 or consent.

ART 255 Sculpture—Carving, Mixed Media (3)

Investigations of traditional and contemporary carving concepts and methods. Repeatable one time. Pre: 116 or consent.

ART 265 Design: Studio I (3)

Introduction to graphic design. Explorations of rhetorical and semiotic structures and their relationship to visual form and content. ART 176 is recommended as a prerequisite.
A-F only. Pre: 113 or consent. Co-requisite: 265L and 266.

ART 266 Design: Typography I (3)

Introduction to typography. Exploration of letterform and word compositions in the context of single-page structures. ART 176 is recommended as a prerequisite. A-F only. Pre: 113 or consent. Co-requisite: 265 and 265L.

ART 301 (Alpha) Electronic Arts Studio (3)

(6 Lec/ Lab) Combined theory and practice studio course(s) that investigate language, processes, and personalized composing systems related to the use of technological media and its application to a variety of contemporary art areas and related disciplines. (B) imaging systems; (C) sound; (D) interactive systems. Pre: 201 and one 200-level studio; or consent.

ART 303 Kiln-Formed Glass (3)

Expressive explorations in the use of kiln-formed, fusible-sheet glasses and enameling on glass. Repeatable one time. Pre: 116 and 130.

ART 304 Digital Imaging: Professional Printing (3)

Combined theory and practice. Investigates industry standard methods for archival pigment printing. Techniques include: device calibration and profiling, black and white, coating techniques, mounting and adhesive techniques, professional portfolio presentation. A-F only. Pre: 202 (with a minimum grade of B).

ART 305 Digital Imaging: Alternative Printing (3)

Combined theory and practice. Merges digital printing, mark-making, photography, and traditional printmaking. Includes image transfers, lifts, precoating techniques, as well as printing on alternative substrates such as watercolor papers, metals, and cloth. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 202 (with a minimum grade of B).

ART 306 Lost Wax Glass Casting (3)

Glass kiln casting techniques, lost wax fuse casting, pâte de verre. Repeatable one time. Pre: 116 and 130.

ART 307 Advanced Lighting (3)

Emphasis on aesthetic and critical analysis. Techniques covered
include continuous light, strobe and handheld flash. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 107D and 202 with a minimum grade of B. DA

ART 308 (Alpha) Advanced Photographic Techniques (3)

Emphasis on aesthetic and critical analysis. (B) digital color photography and printing; (C)
hand-applied emulsion. Each alpha is repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 107D and 202 with a minimum grade of B for (B); 202 and 207 with a minimum grade of B for (C).

ART 313 Advanced Drawing (3)

Studio practice in drawing emphasizing contemporary developments in art. Repeatable one time. Pre: 213 or consent.

ART 314 Intermediate Life Drawing (3)

Further investigations of the figure concerning anatomical and diagramatic construction, light, space, and thematic content. Repeatable one time. Pre: 214 or consent.

ART 315 Experimental Art and Animation (3)

Provides students an opportunity to experiment with new mediums while collaborating with artists from different backgrounds, such as art, theatre, dance, film, and animation. ACM, ART, THEA, DNCE majors only. Pre: 113 or ACM 216 (or concurrent) or THEA 353 (or concurrent) or THEA 356 (or concurrent). (Cross-listed as ACM 314 and THEA 314)

ART 316 Lithography (3)

Studio practice in concepts and techniques of making prints from lithographic limestone and plates. Pre: (with a minimum grade of B) 215 or 217 or 218.

ART 318 Intermediate Printmaking (3)

Intermediate level specialization in either intaglio, lithography, screenprinting, or relief printmaking. Concentration on the techniques and formats of color printing and sequential image development. Repeatable two times. Pre: (with a minimum grade of B) two of 215, 217, 218, or 316.

ART 322 Advanced Color (3)

Theory and application of color as related to studio practice. Pre: 113.

ART 323 Advanced Painting I (3)

Studio practice in painting emphasizing contemporary developments in art. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 223 or consent.

ART 324 Painting from Life (3)

Painting from the model; a survey of the figurative tradition. Repeatable one time. Pre: 123 or 223, and 214.

ART 330 Advanced Glass (3)

Glass as an expressive medium. Individual problems; construction of studio equipment. Readings and discussions of contemporary glass issues. Repeatable one time. Pre: Two of the following: 230, 234, 303, 306.

ART 335 Papermaking (3)

Studio emphasis on handmade papermaking techniques, conceptual exploration in two and three dimensions. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: one fiber course or one of 104, 113, 116; or consent.

ART 336 Wearable Art—Body and Material (3)

Studio exploration of clothing as art form and the body as living armature and performance. Emphasis on development of concept, skill, collaborative and individual voice through material investigation, research, discussions, lectures, individual and group projects. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: one 200-level fiber course, or 116 and one 200-level studio course; or consent.

ART 337 Fiber Sculpture—Endurance and Impermanence (3)

Studio exploration in contemporary dimensional fiber using both conventional and non-conventional materials and processes. Emphasis on concept development, sensitivity to the evocative potential of materials, context, surface treatment and its relationship to concept and structure. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: one 200 level fiber course or 116 and one 200 level studio course; or consent.

ART 338 Inter-woven Structures (3)

Studio investigation of threads under tension through the thematic lens of environmental vulnerability and resiliency. Exploration of art practice as embodied knowledge with specific attention to weaving as a means of meaning and place-making. Sophomore standing or higher. A-F only. (Cross-listing as SUST 338)

ART 339 Designing Surface (3)

In-depth studio exploration of fiber techniques for patterning and manipulating cloth and other related experimental surfaces. Engages conceptual exploration through experimentation with traditional fiber patterning techniques such as dyeing, resisting, direct printing, embellishment drawing with thread and piercing. Group and individual projects. A-F only. Pre: 113 and 116; or consent.

ART 343 Ceramics—Sculpture (3)

Sculptural concepts and techniques specifically related to the medium of clay; advanced hand-building, throwing, glazing, and firing techniques. Repeatable one time. Pre: 242 or consent.

ART 344 Ceramics—Vessels (3)

Exploration of the ceramic vessel as function, metaphor, and expression. Advanced hand-building, throwing, glazing, and firing techniques. Repeatable one time. Pre: 242 or consent.

ART 345 Ceramics—Low Temperature (3)

Form and surface problems related to earthenware clay bodies and low-temperature glazes; mold-making for ceramics. Repeatable one time. Pre: 242 or consent.

ART 347 Technical Ceramics (3)

Clay body development, glaze development, empirical and calculation methods. Emphasis on glaze maturity, surface, and color. A-F only. Pre: 242, and one of 343, 344, or 345; or consent.

ART 351 Sculpture—Figure Modeling (3)

Figure modeling, mold making, and casting. Repeatable one time. Pre: 116 or consent.

ART 352 Kinetic Sculpture (3)

The design and construction of objects incorporating movement as an integral element of their content. Repeatable one time. Pre: 116 or consent.

ART 356 Sculpture—Metal Fabrication (3)

Metal fabrication and development of associated practices, concepts, and historical references. Repeatable one time. Pre: 116 or consent.

ART 357 Sculpture—Small-Scale (3)

Fabrication and casting of forms on a small scale such as jewelry. The development of related practices, concepts, and historical references. Repeatable one time. Pre: 116 or
consent.

ART 358 Utilitarian Sculpture (3)

The design and construction of objects intended for use/interaction. Emphasis on wood and synthetic materials. Repeatable one time. Pre: 116 or consent.

ART 359 Sculpture—Contemporary (3)

Contextualization of late 20th/early 21st century sculptural practice, including stylistic and theoretical frameworks, with references to influences of various historical Western and Asian traditions and applying this knowledge in the creation of sculpture. Pre: 116 and 176, or consent.

ART 360 Exhibition Design and Gallery Management (3)

Design theory and techniques for presentation of artworks and mounting exhibitions. Pre: junior standing.

ART 365 Design: Studio II (3)

Intermediate graphic design. Emphasis on communication problems involving process and analysis. Introduction to modernist precedents and information theory. A-F only. Pre: 113, 116, 175, 176, 265, 266; or consent. Co-requisite: 365L and 366.

ART 366 Design: Typography II (3)

Intermediate typographic design, exploration of word and text composition in the context of multiple-page structures. A-F only. Pre: 113, 116, 175, 176, 265, 266; or consent. Co-requisite: 365 and 365L.

ART 369 (Alpha) Study Abroad-Studio Art (3)

Intensive study of topics in studio art at a UH Manoa approved study abroad institution. (B) introductory; (C) upper-division. Repeatable one time per alpha. A-F only. Pre: consent.

ART 401 Advanced Electronic Arts Studio (3)

Tutorial studio that encourages exploration in combined and new media through independent work within an environment of theoretical and critical discourse. Repeatable one time. Pre: 301 or consent.

ART 436 Use, Re-use, and Radical Re-use (3)

Explores the related concepts of use, re-use, and radical re-use through an exploration of new applications of traditional fiber techniques and contexts of making. A-F only. Pre: 113 and 116 and one 200-level or above fiber course, and consent. (Cross-listed as SUST 436)

ART 439 Installation/Performance–Material in Context (3)

Studio investigation of the definition/ transformation of space through artist intervention.
Emphasis on the evocative potential of materials in context (ecological, social, political, psychological) as well as experiments in non-object based interventions. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 116. (Cross-listed as SUST 439)

ART 465 Design: Studio III (3)

Advanced graphic design. Emphasis on postmodernist theory, context, audience, and alternative media. BFA majors only. A-F only. Pre: 365, 365L, and 366; or consent. Co-requisite: 465L.

ART 466 Design: Typography III (3)

Advanced typographic design. Exploration of 2D, 3D, electronic, and intermedia. Emphasis on contemporary typographic models. BFA majors only. A-F only. Pre: 365, 365L, and 366; or consent.

ART 467 Design: Production Techniques (3)

Advanced techniques in design production from printed and digital media. BFA majors only. A-F only. Pre: 465, 465L, and 466; or consent. Co-requisite: 467L. (Spring only)

ASAN 303 Bollywood Dance, Music, and Film (3)

Unique course combining mind and body, discussion and dancing. Learn and perform Bollywood dances and the richness of their Indian poetic, classical, and folk traditions. Understand “Bollywood” in the context of cross-cultural fusion and globalization. Repeatable one time. (Cross-listed as IP 303)

ASAN 324 Chado-the Way of Tea Practicum (2)

Actual practice of the tea ceremony as history and culture of Japan. Repeatable one time. Pre: 323 (or concurrent), HIST 323 (or concurrent), or consent.

COM 310 Media Arts (3)

Combined lecture-discussion on theories and criticism of visual media, covering aesthetic development and delivery through multimedia and cinematic principles. A-F only. Pre: 201 (or concurrent) or consent.

COMG 151 Personal and Public Speech (3)

Develops communication skills necessary to function effectively in today’s society. Students will enhance their communication skills in one-on-one situations, public speaking, and small group situations. Ideal for new majors and non-majors.

COMG 151A Personal and Public Speech (3)

Develops communication skills necessary to function effectively in today’s society. Students will enhance their communication skills in one-on-one situations, public speaking, and small group situations. Ideal for new majors and non-majors.

COMG 251 Principles of Effective Public Speaking (3

Combined lecture/laboratory providing extensive practice in preparing and presenting effective public speeches with special emphasis on organization, outlining, audience analysis, analytical reasoning, and delivery skills.

DNCE 103 Introduction to Japanese Dance (V)

Beginning techniques of Japanese dance. Repeatable three times, up to 12 credits. DA

DNCE 105 Introduction to Korean Dance (V)

Beginning techniques of Korean dance. Repeatable three
times, up to 12 credits. DA

DNCE 106 Introduction to Okinawan Dance (V)

Beginning techniques of Okinawan dance. Repeatable three times, up to 12 credits. DA

DNCE 107 Introduction to Philippine Dance (V)

Beginning techniques of Philippine dance. Repeatable three times, up to 12 credits. DA

DNCE 121 Beginning Ballet Technique (3)

Introduction to classical ballet technique. Repeatable three times.

DNCE 122 Continuing Ballet Technique (3)

Continuation of beginning classical ballet technique. Repeatable three times. Pre: 121 or consent.

DNCE 131 Beginning Contemporary Dance Technique (3)

Introduction to contemporary dance technique. Repeatable three times.

DNCE 141 Jazz Dance Technique (1)

Introduction to jazz dance technique. Repeatable two times.

DNCE 150 Introduction to Dance (3)

Survey the development of major dance styles and their relationship to contemporary choreography.

DNCE 151 Music Theory for Dancers (3)

Elements of music and relationship to dance; emphasis on rhythmic analysis. (Alt. years)

DNCE 221 Low Intermediate Ballet Technique (3)

Low intermediate ballet technique. Repeatable three times. Pre: 122 or consent.

DNCE 231 Intermediate Contemporary Dance Technique (3)

Low intermediate modern dance technique. Repeatable three times.

DNCE 240 Introduction to Stage Production (3)

Survey class introducing theater management, lighting, costuming, scenery, and other aspects of theatre that relate to producing stage performances. (Cross-listed as THEA 240)

DNCE 240 Introduction to Stage Production (3)

Survey class introducing theater management, lighting, costuming, scenery, and other aspects of theatre that relate to producing stage performances. (Cross-listed as THEA 240)

DNCE 241 Intermediate Hip Hop (V)

Hip Hop studio practice, technique, and performance at the intermediate level. Repeatable three times, up to 12 credits. Pre: 140 or consent.

DNCE 245 Principles of of Design (3)

Introduction to general design principles as applied to theatre. Will introduce the language and tools of visual literacy and visual communications via individual projects and collaboration. Repeatable two times. (Cross-listed as THEA 245)

DNCE 255 Global Perspectives on Dance (3)

Overview of global perspectives on dance, with emphasis on Asia and the Pacific, and related concepts.

DNCE 260 Movement Fundamentals (1)

Organized somatic systems as a framework for understanding movement and dance techniques. Required for majors. Repeatable two times.

DNCE 301 Asian Dance I (V)

Performance and techniques at the introductory level. Repeatable up to eight credits.

DNCE 302 Chinese Dance I (V)

Performance and techniques at the introductory level.

DNCE 303 Japanese Dance I (V)

Performance and techniques at the introductory level.

DNCE 304 Balinese Dance I (V)

Performance and techniques at the introductory level.

DNCE 305 Korean Dance I (V)

Performance and techniques at the introductory level.

DNCE 306 Okinawan Dance I (V)

Performance and techniques at the introductory level.

DNCE 307 Philippine Dance I (V)

Performance and techniques at the introductory level.

DNCE 311 Oceanic Dance I (1)

Performance and techniques at the introductory level.

DNCE 312 Hula/Chant Ensemble I (2)

Ancient style. Pre: upper division standing or consent. A-F only. (Cross-listed as MUS 312)

DNCE 321 Intermediate Ballet Technique (3)

Intermediate ballet technique. Repeatable four times. Pre: 222 or consent.

DNCE 331 High Intermediate Contemporary Dance Technique (3)

Intermediate modern dance technique. Repeatable four times. Pre: 232 or consent.

DNCE 334 Taiji (T’ai Chi) for Actors I (3)

Basic Taijiquan (T’ai Chi Ch’uan) movement training. Repeatable two times. Pre: sophomore standing or higher, or consent. (Cross-listed as THEA 334)

DNCE 341 Advanced Hip Hop (V)

Hip Hop studio practice, technique, and performance at the advanced level. Repeatable three times, up to 12 credits. Pre: 241 or consent.

DNCE 345 Lighting I: Beginning Lighting Design (3)

Basic principles of lighting design and associated technologies. Includes functions and properties of light, lighting and control equipment, working procedures, and drafting and paperwork techniques. Pre: DNCE/ THEA 240 or consent. (Once a year) (Cross-listed as THEA 345)

DNCE 353 Scenic I: Beginning Scenic Design (3)

Workshop introducing the basic principles and approaches of scenic design for theatre and dance, with emphasis on the creative process. Pre: a course in THEA or DNCE, production experience, or consent. (Consent required for production experience option) (Cross-listed as THEA 353)

DNCE 354 Introduction to Costume Construction (4)

Workshop on basic principles of costume construction for theatre and dance. Professional practices, materials, and methods. (Cross-listed as THEA 354)

DNCE 356 Costumes I: Beginning Costume Design (3)

Basic principles and approaches to costume design for theatre and dance. Visual communication methods, creative process, historical research, and organizational practices. Repeatable one time. Pre: 250, THEA 240, or consent. (Cross-listed as THEA 356)

DNCE 360 Dance Kinesiology (3)

Practical information for dance students on diet and nutrition, anatomy, training and conditioning, and injury prevention. Pre: 260 or consent.

DNCE 361 Elementary Labanotation (3)

Elementary theory of Labanotation with practical application in scoring and reconstructing dances. (Alt. years)

DNCE 362 Visual Media for Dance (3)

Introductory theory of digital technology for dance with practical applications in documentation and performance. (Alt. years)

DNCE 370 Movement Improvisation (3)

Introduces movement improvisation to all levels and disciplines.
Movement studies will explore improvisation approaches, devices, elements, exercises, and implications to gain skills in and appreciation for the art of improvisation. Repeatable one time. (Cross-listed as THEA 370)

DNCE 371 Choreography I (3)

Elementary techniques and theories for dance-making. Pre: 370 or consent.

DNCE 372 Choreography II (3)

Intermediate techniques and theories for dance-making. Pre: 371 or consent.

DNCE 401 Asian Dance II (V)

Performance and techniques at intermediate level. Repeatable up to eight credits. Pre: 301 or consent.

DNCE 402 Chinese Dance II (V)

Performance and techniques at intermediate level. Repeatable three times, up to 12 credits. Pre: 302 or consent.

DNCE 403 Japanese Dance II (V)

Performance and techniques at intermediate level. Repeatable three times, up to 12 credits. Pre: 303 or consent.

DNCE 404 Balinese Dance II (V)

Performance and techniques at intermediate level. Repeatable up to eight credits. Pre: 304 or consent.

DNCE 405 Korean Dance II (V)

Performance and techniques at intermediate level. Repeatable three times, up to 12 credits. Pre: 305 or consent.

DNCE 406 Okinawan Dance II (V)

Performance and techniques at intermediate level. Repeatable three times, up to 12 credits. Pre: 306 or consent.

DNCE 407 Philippine Dance II (V)

Performance and techniques at intermediate level. Repeatable three times, up to 12 credits. Pre: 307 or consent

DNCE 411 Oceanic Dance II (1)

Performance and techniques at intermediate level. Repeatable up to eight credits. Pre: 311 or consent.

DNCE 412 Hula/Chant Ensemble II (2)

Ancient style. Pre: 312 or consent. (Cross-listed as MUS 412)

DNCE 413 Hula/Chant Ensemble III (2)

Ancient style; hâlau protocol. Repeatable nine times. Pre: 412. (Cross-listed as MUS 413)

DNCE 421 Advanced Ballet Technique (3)

Advanced ballet technique. Repeatable six times. Pre: 321 or consent

DNCE 431 Advanced Contemporary Dance Technique (3)

Advanced contemporary dance technique. Repeatable six times. Pre: 331 or consent.

DNCE 433 Movement Workshop (V)

Special workshops in movements relating to specific departmental theatrical productions beyond the scope of movement taught in 437 and 438. Repeatable one time. Pre: one of 435 or THEA 435, or consent. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as THEA 433)

DNCE 434 Taiji (T’ai Chi) for Actors II (3)

Intermediate-level Taijiquan (T’ai Chi Ch’uan) movement training. Repeatable two times. Pre: 334 or consent. (Cross-listed as THEA 434)

DNCE 435 Movement for Actors (3)

Training actors to discover experientially the sources of movement; to teach skills for analyzing movement for its mechanical, anatomical, spatial, and dynamic content; and then to apply these skills in a role. Pre: THEA 222 or consent. (Cross-listed as THEA 435)

DNCE 436 Advanced Movement for Actors (3)

Detailed development of material presented in 435. Focus on Bartenieff fundamentals and movement analysis as it applies to the physical interpretation of theatrical roles. Pre: 435 or THEA 435, or consent. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as THEA 436

DNCE 437 Period Movement Styles, 1450–1650 (3)

Movement styles and social deportment of European societies in the Renaissance and early Baroque periods. Pre: 435 or THEA 435, one semester of a 100-level dance technique class; or consent. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as THEA 437)

DNCE 438 Period Movement Styles, 1650–1800 (3)

Movement styles and social deportment of the Baroque and pre-Romantic periods in Europe and the American colonies. Pre: 435 or THEA 435, one semester of a 100-level dance technique class; or consent. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as THEA 438)

DNCE 439 Musical Theater Dance Forms (3)

Theatrical dance forms used in 20th-century musical theater. Pre: 100 level or above dance technique class, 421, or consent. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as THEA 439)

DNCE 446 Topics in Costume Construction (3)

Costume production techniques, both Western and Asian, for theatre and dance. Topic rotation includes: understructures and armatures, patterning, tailoring, dyeing, fabric modification, millenery and crafts, within the context of current industry practice. Repeatable two times. A-F only. Pre: 354, 356, or consent. (Cross-listed as THEA 446)

DNCE 456 Costumes II: Intermediate Costume Design (3)

Advanced costume design for theatre and dance. Introduction to collaborative process in costume. Intensive work on rendering skills, applied to various design problems. Cost analysis and organizational techniques. Pre: 356 or consent. (Cross-listed as THEA 456)

DNCE 458 Field Experiences in Dance (V)

Field experiences in relevant contexts under professional and faculty supervision. Repeatable one time. CR/NC only. Pre: upper division standing and consent.

DNCE 470 Dance Performance (1)

Performance in various dance styles and settings. Repeatable eight times.

DNCE 480 Dance Repertory (V)

Preparation of standard and new works for performance. Repeatable three times. Pre: consent.

DNCE 490 Creative Dance (3)

Dance activities for young people. Appropriate for teachers, group workers, recreation majors, and others working with children. Also adults with special needs. Supervised field activities.

DNCE 495 Senior Project (1)

Individual choreographic project; student choreographs, performs, and oversees all technical aspects of a creative project; tutorial. A-F only. Pre: 372, senior standing, and consent.

ENG 311 Autobiographical Writing (3)

Writing clear, effective prose based on the writer’s own experiences and ideas. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 313 Creative Writing (3)

Basic principles of the craft as developed through writing in two of the following genres: fiction, poetry, drama, screenwriting, and creative nonfiction. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 411 Poetry Workshop (3)

Writing, evaluating poems. Repeatable one time. Pre: 313 or consent.

ENG 412 Nonfiction Writing (3)

Workshop analysis of nonfiction as a literary form. Repeatable one time. Pre: 306, 311, or 313; or consent.

ENG 414 Fiction Workshop (3)

Writing, evaluating fiction. Repeatable one time. Pre: 313 or consent.

ENG 416 Studies in Creative Writing (3)

Intensive study of selected topics, questions, themes, writers, or modes of creative writing in a workshop setting. Repeatable one time. Pre: 313 or consent.

FDM 216 Fashion Illustration (3)

(2 Lec, 1 3-hr Lab) Principles and techniques of sketching the fashion figure including garment details and fabric drape. Development of a personal style of illustration. Introduction to use of computers for illustration. Pre: 101.

FDM 338 2D/3D Computer Aided Design (3)

Exploration of CAD applications from the design to the pattern-making process. Use of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop for fashion illustration. Use of OptiTex PDS pattern design software featuring 2D and 3D CAD. Repeatable one time.

FDM 350 Embellishments (3)

Emphasis on design principles as applied to stitchery using a variety of techniques and raw materials. Processes and problems experienced and critiqued in a group environment. Repeatable two times. Pre: 205.

HAW 485 Haku Hanakeaka–Hawaiian Language Playwriting (3)

The creation and authoring of Hawaiian language play scripts based on traditional motifs. Repeatable one time. Pre: 402 (or concurrent) or consent.

HON 291 (Alpha) Sophomore Seminar (3)

Special inquiry-based study of multi-disciplinary topics in particular historical, cultural, geographical, environmental, or other contexts. Emphasis on primary sources and/or fieldwork and extensive instruction in writing. (B) biological science; (H) humanities; (P) physical science; (R) arts; (S) social science; (T) literature. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 101 or departmental approval. DB for (B); DH for (H); DP for (P); DA for (R); DS for (S); DL for (T)

HWST 224 Introduction to Hawaiian Painting and Drawing Studio (3)

Research and express personal relationship to specific Hawaiian paradigms through Hawaiian visual culture. Introduction to painting and drawing media and exploration of various materials and techniques as applied to individual student styles. A-F only. Pre: 107 or consent. (Once a year)

HWST 228 Kunihi Ka Mauna: Oli & Mo‘olelo (3)

(2 1-hr Lec, 1 2-hr Lab/practice) Introduction to traditional and contemporary practices of Oli (chant) that incorporates Oli performance with Mo‘olelo (history, literature). Pre: 107 or HAW 100 or HAW 101.

IP 303 Bollywood Dance, Music, and Film (3)

Unique course combining mind and body, discussion and dancing. Learn and perform Bollywood dances and the richness of their Indian poetic, classical, and folk traditions. Understand “Bollywood” in the context of cross-cultural fusion and globalization. Repeatable one time. (Cross-listed as ASAN 303)

KRS 123 Folk and National Dances (1)

Popular dances of various national groups, including square dances. Repeatable unlimited times, but credit earned one time only.

KRS 124 Dances of Hawai‘i (1)

Background and fundamentals of hula. Selected dances with and without instruments. Repeatable unlimited times, but credit earned one time only.

KRS 125 Dances of Hawai‘i: Advanced (1)

Advanced techniques in hula movements. Selected dances taught will be more complex, including work with instruments. Individual choreography will be emphasized. Repeatable unlimited times, but credit earned one time only. Pre: 124 or consent.

KRS 126 Social Dance: Ballroom (1)

Social dances including fox trot, waltz, swing, and other popular dances. Basic steps, rhythm pattern, styling, and variations are taught. Social etiquette is stressed. Repeatable unlimited times, but credit earned one time only.

KRS 127 Social Dance: Latin (1)

Social dances of a Latin flavor including rhumba, cha-cha, tango, samba, and others. Basic steps, rhythm pattern, styling, and variations are taught. Social etiquette is stressed. Repeatable unlimited times, but credit earned one time only.

MUS 108 Fundamentals of Music (3)

Basic organization concepts in music and introduction to music theory. Learning through hands-on experience with creative activities in various media. Focused listening, composing original meolodies, utilizing technology to explore how music is created, basic notation.

MUS 114 University Chorus (1)

Performance of choral literature from Renaissance to present. Previous choral experience not required. Repeatable unlimited times.

MUS 121 (Alpha) Class Instruction I (1)

Basic principles of performance; relevant problems in literature. (B) voice; (C) piano; (D) guitar. A-F only. Cannot be audited.

MUS 122 (Alpha) Class Instruction II (1)

Basic principles of performance; relevant problems in literature. (B) voice; (C) piano; (D) guitar. Repeatable in different sections. Cannot be audited. A-F only. Pre: 121 or consent.

MUS 123 (Alpha) Pacific Music Performance Class (1)

Basic principles of performance of Pacific music. Relevant problems at elementary level. (B) slack key guitar; (C) ‘ukulele. Repeatable in different sections. Pre: 121D or consent for (B); 108 or consent for (C).

MUS 127 (Alpha) Asian Music Performance Class (1)

Basic principles of performance of Asian music. Relevant problems in literature at elementary level. (B) koto; (C) shamisen; (E) shakuhachi. Cannot be audited. Pre: consent.

MUS 128 (Alpha) Asian Music Performance Class (1)

Basic principles of performance of Asian music. Relevant problems in literature at elementary level. (B) koto; (C) shamisen; (D) South Indian singing; (E) shakuhachi. Cannot be audited. Pre: consent.

MUS 253 Elementary Music in Action (3)

(3 Lec, 1 1-hr Lab) Musical concepts, philosophy and pedagogy: use of media, singing, movement, and instruments; as well as resources for an active elementary music classroom. A-F only.

MUS 311 (Alpha) Ethnic Music Ensembles I (1)

Performance of literature for groups of various sizes and kinds at introductory level (B) Hawaiian; (C) Japanese; (D) Chinese; (E) Korean; (F) Okinawan; (G) Philippine; (H) gamelan; (I) gagaku; (J) Tahitian; (K) Oceanic; (M) other. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: upper division standing or consent.

MUS 312 Hula/Chant Ensemble I (2)

Ancient style. Pre: upper division standing or consent. A-F only. (Cross-listed as DNCE 312)

MUS 410 (Alpha) Ensembles (1)

Performance of literature for ensembles and performing groups of various sizes and kinds; (B) Hawaiian chorus; (C) University Chamber Singers; (D) piano-vocal collaboration; (E) composer-performer collaboration; (F) chamber music; (G) guitar; (K) jazz; (M) contemporary music; (N) theater music; (O) percussion; (P) digital and electronic musical arts; (Q) piano-instrumental collaboration; (R) saxophone choir. Repeatable unlimited times, repeatable five times for (R). A-F only for (E), (Q), and (R). MUS majors only for (E). Pre: 2 credits of 289, or 4 credits of 232, or consent for (E); audition or consent for all other alphas. (Spring only for (R))

MUS 411 (Alpha) Ethnic Music Ensembles II (1)

Performance of literature for ensembles and performing groups of various sizes and kinds, (B) Hawaiian; (C) Japanese; (D) Chinese; (E) Korean; (F) Okinawan; (G) Philippine; (I) Asian; (J) Tahitian. Repeatable unlimited times except for (J), repeatable eight times for (J). Pre: 311 in same section or consent.

MUS 412 Hula/Chant Ensemble II (2)

Ancient style. Pre: 312 or consent. (Cross-listed as DNCE 412)

MUS 413 Hula/Chant Ensemble III (2)

Ancient style; hâlau protocol. Repeatable nine times. Pre: 412. (Cross-listed as DNCE 413)

MUS 414 University Concert Choir (1)

Performance of choral literature from all style periods throughout the world. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: choral experience or consent.

MUS 415 Opera Workshop (V)

Opera in performance. Styles and characterizations. Performance of scenes and one complete work. Repeatable unlimited times. MUS majors only. Pre: upper division standing or consent.

MUS 416 (Alpha) University Symphony Orchestra (1)

Performance of orchestra literature, including major works for chorus and orchestra, opera and dance; (B) symphony (4.5 hours); (C) chamber orchestra. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: audition or consent.

MUS 417 University Javanese Gamelan (1)

Performance of jogja and solo gamelan traditions; Ujon-Ujon, Wajang Kulit, Wajang Wong. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: 311H or consent.

MUS 419 (Alpha) University Band (1)

Performance of literature, including works by contemporary composers. (B) symphonic wind ensemble; (C) symphonic band; (D) concert band; (E) marching band; (F) marching band percussion. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: audition or consent.

MUS 421 Musical Theatre (3)

Essential training in skills required to perform in musicals. Students present scenes from musical comedies for criticism and review. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: one of 231B, THEA 321, THEA 322, or consent; and/or audition. (Cross-listed as THEA 421)

MUS 457 Asian and Pacific Music in Education (3)

Musical concepts in songs, dances, and instrumental music of Asia, Hawai‘i, and other Pacific Islands, appropriate for K–12. Pre: 353, 354, or 355 and 356.

SUST 338 Inter-woven Structures (3)

Studio investigation of threads under tension through the thematic lens of environmental vulnerability and resiliency. Exploration of art practice as embodied knowledge with specific attention to weaving as a means of meaning and place-making. Sophomore standing or higher. A-F only. (Cross-listing as ART 338)

SUST 436 Use, Re-use, and Radical Re-use (3)

Explores the related concepts of use, re-use, and radical re-use through an exploration of new applications of traditional fiber techniques and contexts of making. A-F only. Pre: ART 113 and 116 and one 200-level or above fiber course, and consent. (Cross-listed as ART 436)

THEA 101 Introduction to World Drama and Theatre (3)

(2 Lec, 1 1-hr Lab) Performance traditions of Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and the Pacific from the 5th century B.C. to the present. Analysis of political, religious, and technological conditions of theatre. Includes practical theatre workshop. Emphasis on writing instruction. A-F only.

THEA 205 Introduction to Long-Form Improvisation (1)

Introduction to long-form improvisation as developed by companies such as Second City and iO Chicago. Focus will be on games, situations, creating characters, and forming narratives from those elements. Repeatable two times.

THEA 220 Beginning Voice and Movement (3)

Introduction to vocal and movement techniques to increase self-awareness and potential for self-expression. Repeatable one time.

THEA 221 Introduction to Performance (3)

Concentration on voice, relaxation, body awareness, and freedom from self-consciousness through theatre games, improvisations, monologues, and exercises. Emphasis also on written work through self-awareness journals and performance evaluations. Repeatable one time with consent.

THEA 222 Acting I: Foundations and Techniques (3)

Fundamentals of contemporary acting styles, including self-awareness, character, and scene work. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 221 or consent or THEA major.

THEA 224 Pidgin/HCE Drama (3)

Introduction to Hawaiian Creole English (HCE) multicultural comedy and drama in Hawai‘i. Emphasis on acting exercises, local dialects, and the performance of Pidgin/HCE plays. Repeatable one time with consent. (Alt. years)

THEA 240 Introduction to Stage Production (3)

Survey class introducing theater management, lighting, costuming, scenery, and other aspects of theatre that relate to producing stage performances. (Cross-listed as DNCE 240)

THEA 241 Film/TV Production Process (3)

Entry-level course details three phases of the production process for film and video projects: pre-production, production, and post-production. A-F only. Pre: consent.

THEA 245 Principles of Design (3)

Introduction to general design principles as applied to theatre. Will introduce the language and tools of visual literacy and visual communications via individual projects and collaboration. Repeatable two times. (Cross-listed as DNCE 245)

THEA 314 Experimental Art and Animation (3)

Provides students an opportunity to experiment with new mediums while collaborating with artists from different backgrounds, such as art, theatre, dance, film, and animation. ACM, ART, THEA, DNCE majors only. Pre: 353 (or concurrent) or 356 (or concurrent) or ACM 216 (or concurrent) or ART 113. (Cross-listed as ACM 314 and ART 315)

THEA 318 Playwriting (3)

One-act plays; practice in writing in dramatic form. Repeatable one time. Pre: grade of B or better in composition or consent.

THEA 319 Screenplay Writing (3)

Characterization, structure, theme, image, and other components of writing for film. Pre: 201 and grade of B or better in composition, or consent. (Alt. years)

THEA 321 Auditioning (3)

Preparation of material from different audition situations, including monologues, cold readings, dance, singing, and TV/ film. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 221 or 222 or consent.

THEA 322 Acting II: Advanced Scene Study (3)

Further exploration of character development and dramatic action through textual analysis. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 221 or 222 or consent.

THEA 323 Film/TV Acting (3)

Acting techniques for film and TV production. Students appear in scenes from TV and film scripts. Repeatable one time. Pre: 101 or 221 or 222 or COM 201 or consent.

THEA 324 Advanced Film/TV Acting (3)

Advanced acting techniques for film and TV production. Taping/filming of scenes and full-length scripts. Repeatable one time. Pre: 323 and consent.

THEA 325 Introduction to Asian Acting Styles (3)

Principles of acting based on traditional Asian models. Voice, movement exercises. Pre: 221 or 222 or consent.

THEA 334 Taiji (T’ai Chi) for Actors I (3)

Basic Taijiquan (T’ai Chi Ch’uan) movement training. Repeatable two times. Pre: sophomore standing or higher, or consent. (Cross-listed as DNCE 334)

THEA 335 Taiji Round Form for Actors (3)

Introduction to basic Asian movement skills through learning the Wu-style taijiquan round form, a faster and more fluid version of the full 108 taiji sequence of forms. Open to non-majors. Repeatable two times. Pre: sophomore standing or higher, or consent.

THEA 343 (Alpha) Topics in Theatre Production (3)

Workshop in principles, techniques, and application of contemporary theatre production practices. (B) entertainment electrics: lighting, sound, special effects, projections, and related areas; (C) technical production: technical direction, technical design, construction, rigging, and related areas; (D) scenic painting: techniques of scene painting for theatre through reading, drawing exercises, color theory, and practical projects; (E) props and crafts: techniques to create props for theatre. Repeatable one time for different alphas, each alpha can be taken one time. Pre: any course in THEA or DNCE, or production experience; or consent. (Alt. years)

THEA 345 Lighting I: Beginning Lighting Design (3)

Basic principles of lighting design and associated technologies. Includes functions and properties of light, lighting and control equipment, working procedures, and drafting and paperwork techniques. Pre: THEA/DNCE 240 or consent. (Once a year) (Cross-listed as DNCE 345)

THEA 353 Scenic I: Beginning Scenic Design (3)

Workshop introducing the basic principles and approaches of scenic design for theatre and dance, with emphasis on the creative process. Pre: a course in THEA or DNCE, production experience, or consent. (Consent required for production experience option) (Cross-listed as DNCE 353)

THEA 354 Introduction to Costume Construction (4)

Workshop on basic principles of costume construction for theatre and dance. Professional practices, materials, and methods. (Cross-listed as DNCE 354)

THEA 356 Costumes I: Beginning Costume Design (3)

Basic principles and approaches to costume design for theatre and dance. Visual communication methods, creative process, historical research, and organizational practices. Repeatable one time. Pre: 240, DNCE 250, or consent. (Cross-listed as DNCE 356)

THEA 357 Stage Makeup Workshop (3)

Western and traditional Asian makeup theory and application practice. Western corrective, period, and old age makeup. Asian may include Jingju, Kabuki, Wayang. Repeatable one time. Pre: 240 or consent.

THEA 380 Beginning Directing (3)

Basic practical course in how to direct a play. Students will direct scenes. Emphasis on writing instruction. THEA and DNCE majors only. Pre: upper division theatre majors or consent.

THEA 418 Advanced Playwriting (3)

Workshop in experimental writing in dramatic form; full-length plays. Repeatable one time. Pre: 318.

THEA 420 (Alpha) Intermediate Voice for the Actor (3)

Training in proper and dynamic use of the voice for the actor. (B) Western traditions; (C) Asian traditions. Repeatable two times. Pre: 220 or consent.

THEA 421 Musical Theatre (3)

Training in skills required to perform in musicals. Students present scenes from musical comedies for criticism and review. Repeatable two times with consent. Pre: one of 321, 322, MUS 231B, or consent; and/or audition. (Cross-listed as MUS 421)

THEA 422 Period Styles in Acting (3)

Presentational acting in comedy and tragedy; emphasis on performance styles in Elizabethan, Restoration, and 18th-century drama. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 222 or 322 or consent.

THEA 423 Acting Shakespeare (3)

Techniques for acting in Shakespearean and heightened language texts. Repeatable one time. Pre: 222, 322, or consent.

THEA 424 Hawaiian Acting Workshop (3)

Training in skills and techniques for selected traditional Hawaiian performance forms and Hawaiian medium theatre. Emphasis on movement and vocal technique. Repeatable one time. Pre: One of: 101, 221, 224, 468, HAW 202, HAW 321, HAW 384, HAW 486; or consent. (Alt. years)

THEA 426 South/Southeast Asian Acting Workshop (3)

Training in skills and techniques for selected traditional south and southeast Asian theatre forms. Emphasis on movement and vocal techniques. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 222 or consent. (Alt. years)

THEA 427 Chinese Acting Workshop (V)

Training in skills and techniques for selected traditional Chinese theatre forms. Emphasis on movement and vocal technique. Repeatable to six credits. Pre: 222 or consent. (Alt. years)

THEA 428 Japanese Acting Workshop (V)

Training in skills and techniques for selected traditional Japanese theatre forms. Emphasis on movement and vocal technique. Repeatable to six credits. Pre: 222 or consent. (Alt. years)

THEA 429 Contemporary Performance Practices (3)

Focus on individual training in the skills and techniques of contemporary experimental theatre including acting, directing, and self-scripting. Repeatable two times. Pre: one of 222, 318, 380, or consent.

THEA 432 Stage Combat (3)

Techniques for performing unarmed and armed stage combat. Repeatable one time. Pre: one of 221, 222, 321, 322; or consent.

THEA 433 Movement Workshop (V)

Special workshops in movement relating to specific departmental theatrical productions beyond the scope of movement taught in 437 and 438. Repeatable one time. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as DNCE 433)

THEA 434 Taiji (T’ai Chi) for Actors II (3)

Intermediate-level Taijiquan (T’ai Chi Ch’uan) movement training. Repeatable two times. Pre: 334 or consent. (Cross-listed as DNCE 434)

THEA 435 Movement for Actors (3)

Training actors to discover experientially the sources of movement; to teach skills for analyzing movement for its mechanical, anatomical, spatial, and dynamic content; and then to apply these skills in a role. Pre: 222 or consent. (Cross-listed as DNCE 435)

THEA 436 Advanced Movement for Actors (3)

Detailed development of material presented in 435. Focus on Bartenieff fundamentals and movement analysis as it applies to the physical interpretation of theatrical roles. Pre: one of 435, DNCE 435, or consent. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as DNCE 436)

THEA 437 Period Movement Styles, 1450–1650 (3)

Movement styles and social deportment of European societies in the Renaissance and early Baroque periods. Pre: one of 435 or DNCE 435, or one semester of a 100-level dance technique class. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as DNCE 437)

THEA 438 Period Movement Styles, 1650–1800 (3)

Movement styles and social deportment of the Baroque and pre-Romantic periods in Europe and the American Colonies. Pre: one of 435, DNCE 435, one semester of a 100-level dance technique class, or consent. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as DNCE 438)

THEA 439 Musical Theatre Dance Forms (3)

Theatrical dance forms used in 20th-century musical theatre. Pre: 100 level or above dance technique class, 421, or consent. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as DNCE 439)

THEA 446 Topics in Costume Construction (3)

Costume production techniques, both Western and Asian, for theatre and dance. Topic rotation includes: understructures and armatures, patterning, tailoring, dyeing, fabric modification, millenery and crafts, within the context of current industry practice. Repeatable two times. A-F only. Pre: 354, 356, or consent. (Cross-listed as DNCE 446)

THEA 456 Costumes II: Intermediate Costume Design (3)

Advanced costume design for theatre and dance. Introduction to collaborative process in costume. Intensive work on rendering skills, applied to various design problems. Cost analysis and organizational techniques. Pre: 356 or consent. (Cross-listed as DNCE 456)

THEA 470 Creative Drama (3)

Dramatic activities for young people. For teachers, group workers, recreation majors, and others dealing with children. Supervised field activities.

THEA 473 Storytelling (3)

Storytelling development through focused activities on personal artistic practice, story content, and public performative techniques. Repeatable one time.

THEA 474 Theatre for Young Audiences (3)

Theories and principles of formal theatre for young audiences. Study of and practice in the selection, direction, and production of plays.

THEA 475 Puppetry for Young Children (3)

Methods of constructing puppets and stages with and for children 3 to 8 years of age. Use of puppets in the creative arts. Fieldwork.

THEA 476 Puppetry (3)

History and scope of puppetry. Construction and presentation of puppets for adult and child audiences. Repeatable one time.

THEA 477 Giant Puppetry (3)

History, construction, and performance techniques for large-scale and giant puppets. For teachers, recreation directors, and others working with students aged 10 to 18 and adults

THEA 478 Hula Ki‘i: Hawaiian Puppetry and Image Dancing (3)

History, techniques, construction, and performance of Hawaiian puppetry and traditional image dancing. Repeatable one time. Junior standing or higher.

THEA 480 Intermediate Directing (3)

Workshop; students direct one-act plays. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 380 and consent. (Alt. years)

THEA 490 Experimental Theatre Studio (3)

Working collectively, students research, write, design, develop, and perform a full-length production. Repeatable two times. Pre: 6 credits above the 200 level in acting, directing, playwriting, dancing; or consent.

TPSS 353 Landscape Graphics Studio (4)

Basic skills of landscape graphic communication through a creative process model. Learning free hand and technical drafting techniques to creative effective landscape graphics. Pre: consent. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as ARCH 353)

TPSS 354 Tropical Landscape Planting Design Studio (4)

Students will develop basic skills of residential landscape graphic and design processes in order to clearly articulate the ability to think, analyze, and extend a physical solution in the proper scale. Repeatable one time. A-F only. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as ARCH 354)