TH-160   Tai Chi (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 2.00 Credits) This course provides an introduction to Tai Chi movement, history, and philosophy. Students will be able to explain the history of Tai Chi, perform a solo Tai Chi sequence, and engage in push-hands with a partner. Tai Chi is useful to the performing artist both in its philosophy and also in cultivation of kinesthetic and energetic awareness of the body.

TH-161   Play / Making (All Years; 3.00 Credits; WK-CE) Compositions are a collaborative way to rehearse a play, build a play, and nurture ensemble. Built off an idea or theme, book or novel, or an existing play, these short theatre pieces can be woven together into a full-length production or simply stand-alone exercises to deepen an artists' understanding of work. We will be building all of our work off of a central idea with multiple source documents with the goal of creating a final, full-length performance piece.

TH-180   Theatre Arts Practicum (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00-3.00 Credits; F) Theatre Practicum gives students hands on practical experience and training in the physical performance and technical aspects of a production. At the end of a production period students should have an understanding of the work, commitment, and organization that go into a production and be able to apply skills learned towards the necessary problem solving, time management, and task completion in a professional manner. Students can register for 1-3 credits. Assignments will be made based on auditions (for performance credit) and interest, experience, and available schedule of students. Available by permission only.

TH-181   Theatre Arts Practicum (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00-3.00 Credits; F) Theatre Practicum gives students hands on practical experience and training in the physical performance and technical aspects of a production. At the end of a production period students should have an understanding of the work, commitment, and organization that go into a production and be able to apply skills learned towards the necessary problem solving, time management, and task completion in a professional manner. Students can register for 1-3 credits. Assignments will be made based on auditions (for performance credit) and interest, experience, and available schedule of students. Available by permission only.

TH-191   Technical Theatre Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) This course is geared towards students of all skill levels. Students will gain hands on experience in many different technical aspects of physically producing a show from building sets, to equipment set ups, to lighting. This course deals with a number of different needs for a varied set of performances. Topics and schedule vary based on performance needs. In addition to the lab based learning students can expect a small number of reading assignments and class handouts (provided by instructor). Assignments and expectations also vary to fit the experience of each student. This is a hands on lab course and can be taken alone or in conjunction with Theatre Arts Practicum. Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor.

TH-192   Technical Theatre Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) This course is geared towards students of all skill levels. Students will gain hands on experience in many different technical aspects of physically producing a show from building sets, to equipment set ups, to lighting. This course deals with a number of different needs for a varied set of performances. Topics and schedule vary based on performance needs. In addition to the lab based learning students can expect a small number of reading assignments and class handouts (provided by instructor). Assignments and expectations also vary to fit the experience of each student. This is a hands on lab course and can be taken alone or in conjunction with Theatre Arts Practicum. Prerequisites: TH-191 and permission of the instructor.

TH-199   Special Topics (Variable; Variable; 1.00-4.00 Credits) Allows the department to offer special topics not normally offered. Departments may offer more than one special topic. Prerequisites vary by title.

TH-221   Acting I (Fall; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) A study of the discipline of acting, including development of concentration methods, creative energy, fine tuning of the vocal and physical instrument and character analysis.

TH-243   Script Analysis (Fall; Even Years; 3.00 Credits; F) Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: Demonstrate a practical understanding of a script as a blueprint for production that can be systematically unpacked and critically analyzed Produce complete analysis of full-length scripts Exhibit critical skills required to enhance participation as a theatre practitioner and an audience member Cultivate an appreciation and understanding of the jobs of theatre artists and technicians and other contributors to theatrical production, Reveal an awareness of the relationship of theatrical experiences of the past with those of the present. Students will leave this course with a better understanding how plays are constructed and, using a prescribed analysis model, be able to be analytical, creative, and critical in the breaking down nd rebuilding of an existing play script. Prerequisite: TH105.

TH-263   Playwriting (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; F,CW) This course examines the foundational elements of playwriting used in a variety of ways and traditions. Through the critical analysis of playtexts, we both decode the intrinsic tools with a text but subsequently use them in the creation of multiple one-act plays. Since writing is rewriting we will read and respond to our work and nurture the skills needed to receive and give critical assessment, both on our own work and that of our peers. Finally, the course will culminate in the public, staged reading of an original one-act play.

TH-280   Theatre Arts Practicum (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00-3.00 Credits; F) Theatre Practicum gives students hands on practical experience and training in the physical performance and technical aspects of a production. At the end of a production period students should have an understanding of the work, commitment, and organization that go into a production and be able to apply skills learned towards the necessary problem solving, time management, and task completion in a professional manner. Students can register for 1-3 credits. Assignments will be made based on auditions (for performance credit) and interest, experience, and available schedule of students. Available by permission only.

TH-281   Theatre Arts Practicum (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00-3.00 Credits; F) Theatre Practicum gives students hands on practical experience and training in the physical performance and technical aspects of a production. At the end of a production period students should have an understanding of the work, commitment, and organization that go into a production and be able to apply skills learned towards the necessary problem solving, time management, and task completion in a professional manner. Students can register for 1-3 credits. Assignments will be made based on auditions (for performance credit) and interest, experience, and available schedule of students. Available by permission only.

TH-291   Technical Theatre Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) This course is geared towards students of all skill levels. Students gain hands on experience in many different technical aspects of physically producing a show from building sets, to equipment set ups, to lighting. This course deals with a number of different needs for a varied set of performances. Topics and schedule vary based on performance needs. In addition to the lab based learning students can expect a small number of reading assignments and class handouts (provided by instructor). Assignments and expectations also vary to fit the experience of each student. This is a hands on lab course and can be taken alone or in conjunction with Theatre Arts Practicum. Prerequisites: TH191 and TH192.

TH-292   Technical Theatre Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) This course is geared towards students of all skill levels. Students gain hands on experience in many different technical aspects of physically producing a show from building sets, to equipment set ups, to lighting. This course deals with a number of different needs for a varied set of performances. Topics and schedule vary based on performance needs. In addition to the lab based learning students can expect a small number of reading assignments and class handouts (provided by instructor). Assignments and expectations also vary to fit the experience of each student. This is a hands on lab course and can be taken alone or in conjunction with Theatre Arts Practicum. Prerequisites: TH191 and TH192 and TH291.

TH-299   Special Topics (Variable; Variable; 1.00-4.00 Credits) Allows the department to offer special topics not normally offered. Departments may offer more than one special topic. Prerequisites vary by title.

TH-321   Contemporary Scene Study (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) In this class we delve into scene work from contemporary plays and playwrights who were writing between the years of 1980 to the present. We learn about the play, the playwright and the historical context of thepiece. We work in-depth on script and character analysis, moment-to moment work, physical transformation, breath work, and truthful playing of the scene. Prerequisites: TH221.

TH-322   Non-Naturalistic Scene Study (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; F) In this class, we delve into scene work from contemporary non-naturalistic plays and playwrights who were writing between the years of 1960 to the present. We learn about the play, the playwright and the historical context of the piece. We work in depth on script and character analysis, moment to moment work, physical transformation, breath work, and truthful playing of the scene. Prerequisites: TH221 and TH321.

TH-323   Modern Drama Scene Study (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; F) In this class we delve into scene work from plays and playwrights who were writing between the years of 1860-1950 in a canon of work commonly known as Modern Drama. We learn about the play, the playwright and the historical context of the piece. We work in depth on script and character analysis, moment to moment work, physical transformation, breath work, and truthful playing of the scene. This course is intended for Theatre Performance POE students. Prerequisites: TH221 and TH321.

TH-324   Performing Shakespeare (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; F) In this class, we study techniques for performing the work of William Shakespeare; analyze how the text works for the actor; investigate how to develop characters; examine the use of verse and prose; and perform speeches, soliloquies, and scenes. Prerequisites: TH221 and TH321.

TH-325   Acting II (Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F,CS) Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: Meisner-based Practical Aesthetics through script analysis and application to scene work. Develop a deeper confidence in the strength and flexibility of the breath and voice. Collaborate on scene rehearsals with partner in a professional manner Nurture a deeper understanding of her meta-cognition. Integrate strategies for mitigating stress through self-talk, imagery, and meditation. Engender a life-long pursuit of self-improvement and psychophysical mastery. Prerequisite: TH221.

TH-342   Stage Management (Fall; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) This course will examine the foundational elements of stage management. Students will create prompt books for existing one-act plays and work side-by-side with playwrights and directors on the final, fully staged production of an original play for our mainstage show. It is possible that stage managers will have the opportunity to work on more than one play. We will examine the requirements and professional protocols of stage management and strategies for overcoming rehearsal obstacles. In doing so, the student will not only recognize aspects of the overall craft of play-making but also develop a deeper understanding of her own personal theatrical aesthetics. The hope is that this awareness will empower the individual artist to continue making new work of her own and not simply relying, as Blanche suggests, " on the kindness of strangers. " Demonstrate application of foundational aspects of stage management Demonstrate willingness to accept, give, and apply criticism Identify evidence within a play for plot, character, genre, style, and mechanical technique Integrate all aspects of the artists' life through meta-cognition and self-reflection Collaborate with playwrights, directors, and actors in the production of staged production Prerequsite: TH105.

TH-351   Integrated Experience (Fall; Yearly; 1.00 Credit; F) The goal of the integrated experience is to create a space where the student may reflect on her entire curricular and co-curricular experience at Juniata. In discerning how the myriad experiences have impacted and influenced her over the past several years, she will begin to form a narrative of how those experiences have added up to the artist-student she is today and hopes to be tomorrow. She will use this narrative to form a strategic plan for post-graduation activity and, more immediately, a capstone experience that is directly linked to this Integrated Experience. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: Research possible future opportunities such as grad school, internships, and career paths Map the curricular and co-curricular experiences you have had thus far into a cohesive narrative of a professional self Write a formal grant proposal Create an e-portfolio for professional marketing purposes Develop a comprehensive capstone experience predicated on the totality of your experience thus far Prerequsites: Permission of the instructor.

TH-380   Theatre Arts Practicum (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00-3.00 Credits; F) Theatre Practicum gives students hands on practical experience and training in the physical performance and technical aspects of a production. At the end of a production period students should have an understanding of the work, commitment, and organization that go into a production and be able to apply skills learned towards the necessary problem solving, time management, and task completion in a professional manner. Students can register for 1-3 credits. Assignments will be made based on auditions (for performance credit) and interest, experience, and available schedule of students. Available by permission only.

TH-381   Theatre Arts Practicum (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00-3.00 Credits; F) Theatre Practicum gives students hands on practical experience and training in the physical performance and technical aspects of a production. At the end of a production period students should have an understanding of the work, commitment, and organization that go into a production and be able to apply skills learned towards the necessary problem solving, time management, and task completion in a professional manner. Students can register for 1-3 credits. Assignments will be made based on auditions (for performance credit) and interest, experience, and available schedule of students. Available by permission only.

TH-391   Technical Theatre Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) This course is geared towards students of all skill levels. Students gain hands on experience in many different technical aspects of physically producing a show from building sets, to equipment set ups, to lighting. This course deals with a number of different needs for a varied set of performances. Topics and schedule vary based on performance needs. In addition to the lab based learning students can expect a small number of reading assignments and class handouts (provided by instructor). Assignments and expectations also vary to fit the experience of each student. This is a hands on lab course andcan be taken alone or in conjunction with Theatre Arts Practicum. Prerequisites: TH191 and TH192 and TH291 and TH292.

TH-392   Technical Theatre Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) This course is geared towards students of all skill levels. Students will gain hands on experience in many different technical aspects of physically producing a show from building sets, to equipment set ups, to lighting. This course deals with a number of different needs for a varied set of performances. Topics and schedule vary based on performance needs. In addition to the lab based learning students can expect a small number of reading assignments and class handouts (provided by instructor). Assignments and expectations also vary to fit the experience of each student. This is a hands on lab course and can be taken alone or in conjunction with Theatre Arts Practicum. Prerequisites: TH191 and TH192 and TH291 and TH292 and TH391.

TH-399   Special Topics (Variable; Variable; 1.00-4.00 Credits) Allows the department to offer special topics not normally offered. Departments may offer more than one special topic. Prerequisites vary by title.

TH-405   Directing (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; F,H,CS) The basic principles of stage directing are offered with areas of inquiry and practical application in: script selection and analysis, audition/casting techniques/considerations, rehearsal preparation, the prompt script, working with designers, decision making, working with actors, being a director/guide( vision, focus, note- taking, and giving), and bringing a script/actors/designers to performance. Each student will select and work on a one-act script which, will be presented to the public in a spring semester festival. Prerequisites: Junior or Senior standing, TH206 and TH243, and permission of the instructor.

TH-421   Acting III: Styles (Fall; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F,CS) In this course we will investigate the historical and cultural origins of a variety of acting styles, including Greek, Elizabethan, and 20th century non-realistic forms. We will encounter playwrights and theatre makers as wide-ranging as Shakespeare, Beckett, Brecht, and Pina Bausch. At the end of the semester we will perform a public performance of final scenes from a multitude of styles. Prerequisite: TH221.

TH-480   Theatre Arts Practicum (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00-3.00 Credits; F) Theatre Practicum gives students hands on practical experience and training in the physical performance and technical aspects of a production. At the end of a production period students should have an understanding of the work, commitment, and organization that go into a production and be able to apply skills learned towards the necessary problem solving, time management, and task completion in a professional manner. Students can register for 1-3 credits. Assignments will be made based on auditions (for performance credit) and interest, experience, and available schedule of students. Available by permission only.

TH-481   Theatre Arts Practicum (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00-3.00 Credits; F) Theatre Practicum gives students hands on practical experience and training in the physical performance and technical aspects of a production. At the end of a production period students should have an understanding of the work, commitment, and organization that go into a production and be able to apply skills learned towards the necessary problem solving, time management, and task completion in a professional manner. Students can register for 1-3 credits. Assignments will be made based on auditions (for performance credit) and interest, experience, and available schedule of students. Available by permission only.

TH-490   Theatre Internship (Variable; Variable; 2.00-9.00 Credits; H) See Internships in the catalog. Corequisite: TH495. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor and Jr. or Sr. standing.

TH-491   Technical Theatre Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) Students will gain hands on experience in many different technical aspects of physically producing a show from building sets, to equipment set ups, and to lighting. This course deals with a number of different needs for a varied set of performances. Topics and schedule vary based on performance needs. In addition to the lab based learning students can expect a small number of reading assignments and class handouts (provided by instructor). Assignments and expectations also vary to fit the experience of each student. This is a hands on lab course and can be taken alone or in conjunction with Theatre Arts Practicum. Prerequisites: TH191 and TH192 and TH291 and TH292 and TH391 and TH392.

TH-492   Technical Theatre Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) Students gain hands on experience in many different technical aspects of physically producing a show from building sets, to equipment set ups, to lighting. This course deals with a number of different needs for a varied set of performances. Topics and schedule vary based on performance needs. In addition to the lab based learning students can expect a small number of reading assignments and class handouts (provided by instructor). Assignments and expectations also vary to fit the experience of each student. This is a hands on lab course and can be taken alone or in conjunction with Theatre Arts Practicum. Prerequisites: TH191 and TH192 and TH291 and TH292 and TH391 and TH392 and TH491.

TH-494   Senior Capstone (Fall; Yearly; 1.00-3.00 Credits; F) The Theatre Capstone provides an opportunity for senior theatre students to demonstrate excellence in acting, movement, vocal technique, and either writing or interpretation of existing text of their choosing. Seniors gain hands-on directing experience through the completion of their piece, and will be working with a professional designer. Student projects are based on proposals and may include live performances or film projects. Capstones will be presented to a public audience and mentored by faculty. Seniors may register for this course at between one and three credits, depending on credit needs. Prerequisites: Senior status and Theatre Performance POE.

TH-495   Internship Research Seminar (Variable; Variable; 2.00-6.00 Credits; H) See Internships in the catalog. Corequisite: TH490. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor .

TH-TUT   Theatre Tutorial (Variable; Variable; 1.00-4.00 Credits) See Catalog.