Lecture/laboratory—6 hours. Prerequisite: course 120 and consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Study of psycho-physical techniques to create characters with an emphasis on non-realistic styles. May be repeated up to eight units for credit. Since acting requires repetition to habituate the body and imagination to new practices, this course may be taken twice. New scripts and scenes must be undertaken in the repetition. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum | OL, VL.
Learn the art of scenic design from Emmy-winning artist and UC Davis Professor John Iacovelli. The course covers scene design processes, working drawings, sketching techniques, scale models, methods and materials of scenery construction.