Minor in Design and Production

Contact Person:
Leslie Delosh, Department Secretary,
(315) 267-2556, deloshle@potsdam.edu

James W. Pecora
238 Satterlee, (315) 267-2547, pecorajw@potsdam.edu

18-21 credit hours required. This minor is only open for Dance and Theatre majors.

Only 2 courses (8 credit hours) may overlap with the Theatre major or Dance major.
All courses are 3 credits unless noted. Credits are divided as follows:

Required Courses   6
DANC/DRAM 244 Stage Management
One of the following:**    
  DRAM 485   Special Project: Costume Technology  
  DRAM/DANC 487   Special Project: Sound Design  
  DRAM/ DANC 489   Special Project:  Stage Make-up
  DRAM 491 or DANC
  Special Project: Technical Theatre
  DRAM 493   Special Project: Scene Design  
  DRAM/DANC 496   Special Project: Lighting Design
  DRAM/DANC 497   Special Project: Costume Design  

**For Theatre Majors (who are already required to take a Senior Projects course or an Internship), the Senior Projects course required in the Design and Production Minor must be in addition to that required for the Theatre Major.

Composition or Directing: choose one 3
DANC 311 Dance Composition I (For Dance Majors only)  
DRAM 302 Directing II (For Theatre Majors only)  

Three of the following:

DRAM/DANC 223 Costume Construction (4 credits)  
DRAM 331 Costume Design  
Stage Makeup and Mask Design (4 credits)
DRAM 343 Advanced Stagecraft and Production
DRAM 353 Scene Design (4 credits)  
DRAM/DANC 355 Lighting Design for the Stage  

Design and Production Minor Policies on Student Grades and Performing

Any student receiving a grade of 1.0 or less for any course offered through the Department of Theatre and Dance will be ineligible for casting in any student directed or choreographed production during the semester immediately following the semester in which the failing grade is issued. Eligibility in faculty directed or choreographed productions will be left to the discretion of the directing faculty member and the Department Chair.