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THEA 018A: Introduction to Stage Lighting

Course Description

This course introduces students to the theory, methods, and application of stage lighting. Students have the opportunity to study different approaches to lighting design, the physics of stage lighting, and color in light. The course also serves as an introduction to the lighting instruments themselves and the practical work involved in lighting a staged production.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: C. Humanities
  • C-ID: THTR 173 - Introduction to Stage Lighting or Lighting Design Fundamentals
Last Updated 7/19/23