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TMA 252

Puppetry

Theatre and Media Arts College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Theories, techniques, and experience constructing and operating puppets for use in performance, recreational, and educational settings.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

2

Fixed

2

Fixed

4

Fixed

1

Other Prerequisites

Theatre education major status or instructor's consent

Note

Contact nat@scera.org for meeting location for first day of class.

Title

Design

Learning Outcome

Students will design, build and manipulate the following types of puppets: Marionette Wannabe Puppet Found Object/Recycled Puppet Big Mouth (Muppet) Parade Puppet

Title

Manipulation and Performance

Learning Outcome

  Students will create and develop puppet strategies and skills in traditional and non-traditional environments including Schools Churches Arts/Community Centers Boys/Girls Clubs Etc

Title

Ethics

Learning Outcome

Students will use puppets to explore social and ethical issues within a targeted community.