Film and Performing Arts (FLPA)

FLPA F101      Theatre Practicum      (h)
1-3 Credits

Participation in drama workshop or lab production as performer or technical staff member. Credit in this course may not be applied to a major program in Theatre.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0

FLPA F105X      History of the Cinema      (h)
3 Credits

History and development of the medium of film in the U.S. and abroad during the last 100 years. Content will vary each semester.

Cross-listed with JRN F105X.

Attributes: UAF GER Arts Req

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F121      Fundamentals of Acting      (h)
3 Credits

This class introduces basic stage acting techniques for people with little or no prior acting experience. The course will emphasize physical, emotional, and imaginative awareness and will include monologue and scene work, character analysis and improvisation.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F130A      Beginning Jazz Dance
1 Credit

Develop a repertoire of jazz dance movement and terminology including plies, isolations, stretches, traveling steps, battements, pas de burres, jazz slides and turns. History of jazz dance.

Cross-listed with RECR F130A.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

FLPA F130B      Intermediate Jazz Dance
1 Credit

Develop a repertoire of a jazz dance movement and terminology including plies, isolations, stretches, traveling steps, battements, pas de burres, jazz slides and turns. History of jazz dance.

Cross-listed with RECR F130B.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

FLPA F130C      Advanced Jazz Dance
1 Credit

Develop a repertoire of jazz dance movement and terminology including plies, isolations, stretches, traveling steps, battements, pas de burres, jazz slides and turns. History of jazz dance.

Cross-listed with RECR F130C.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

FLPA F130D      Modern Dance
1 Credit

Develop a repertoire of modern dance movement and terminology including contraction and release, swings, triplets, fall and recovery, rolls and improvisations.

Cross-listed with RECR F130D.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

FLPA F130E      Beginning Ballroom Dance
1 Credit

Students with little or no background in social dance. Our aim is to have a good time and build a strong foundation for future learning. Dances covered include waltz, foxtrot, single-count swing, east coast swing, salsa, cha cha, merengue and, time permitting, polka.

Cross-listed with RECR F130E.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

FLPA F130F      Intermediate Ballroom Dance
1 Credit

Dances covered include waltz, foxtrot, single-count swing, east coast swing, salsa, cha cha, merengue and, time permitting, polka. Our aim is to have a good time and build a strong foundation for future learning. This course is for students with a beginning background in social dance.

Cross-listed with RECR F130F.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

FLPA F130G      Advanced Ballroom Dance
1 Credit

Dances covered include waltz, foxtrot, single-count swing, salsa, cha cha, merengue and, time permitting, polka. Our aim is to have a good time and build an even stronger foundation for future learning. This course is for students with an intermediate background in social dance.

Cross-listed with RECR F130G.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

FLPA F130H      Beginning Ballet
1 Credit

Instruction and practice in ballet at beginning levels.

Cross-listed with RECR F130H.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

FLPA F130J      Intermediate Ballet
1 Credit

Instruction and practice in ballet at intermediate levels.

Cross-listed with RECR F130J.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

FLPA F130K      Advanced Ballet
1 Credit

Instruction and practice in ballet at advanced levels.

Cross-listed with RECR F130K.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

FLPA F130L      Square Dance
1 Credit

Instruction and practice in square dance.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

FLPA F130M      Round Dance
1 Credit

Instruction and practice in round dances.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

FLPA F130N      Middle Eastern Dance
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Designed for students with some or no background in Middle Eastern dance or anyone who wants to refine their technique and gain a deeper understanding of the different styles, history and evolution of Middle Eastern dance from social dance to performance art. Majority of semester will focus on basic dance vocabulary and choreography as well as dancing with props such as veils and finger cymbals.

Cross-listed with RECR F130N.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

FLPA F130Q      Beginning Hip Hop
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Introduction to basic movements and terminology of hip hop dances and associated body movements. Students will gain these principles and an ability to execute maneuvers presented in class.

Cross-listed with RECR F130Q.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

FLPA F130R      Beginning Break Dance
1 Credit

Offered Fall

Introduction to basic movements and terminology of break dancing, and an understanding of associated body movements. Students will gain an understanding of these principles and an ability to execute maneuvers presented in class.

Cross-listed with RECR F130R.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

FLPA F130S      Beginning Contemporary Dance
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Contemporary dance is an opportunity for students to explore contemporary dance movement, and gain strength and flexibility to improve their ability to dance. Designed to introduce students to contemporary dance, the course will be a combination of stretching, conditioning, and dancing. Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of basic contemporary dance principles and interpretation upon completion.

Cross-listed with RECR F130S.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

FLPA F130T      Beginning Lyrical Dance
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in lyrical dance at the beginning level. Students will gain an understanding of body movements and choreographic styles of lyrical dance, as well as an understanding of one's physical self as a dancer.

Cross-listed with RECR F130T.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

FLPA F130V      Beginning Swing Dance
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Introduction to several forms of swing dance. Learn swing dance principles, techniques and steps to build a foundation for future learning and enjoyment. Dances will include Four Count (Country) Swing, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, and Hustle among others.

Cross-listed with RECR F130V.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

FLPA F161X      Introduction to Alaska Native Performance      (h, a)
3 Credits

For Native and non-Native students with no prior acting or theatre experience. Includes both academic and practical components to examine traditional Alaska Native theatre, mythology, ritual, ceremony and performance methods. Application of exercises and developmental scenes drawn from Alaska Native heritage.

Cross-listed with ANS F161X.

Attributes: UAF GER Arts Req

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 3 + 0

FLPA F190      Audition or Portfolio Review Participation
0 Credit

Offered Fall

Theatre majors are required to participate in auditions and/or portfolio reviews every semester. Theatre majors are also expected to attend all Theatre UAF productions (tickets are provided free) and to attend all theatre department "town" meetings.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0

FLPA F191      Audition or Portfolio Review Participation
0 Credit

Offered Spring

Theatre majors are required to participate in auditions and/or portfolio reviews every semester. Theatre majors are also expected to attend all Theatre UAF productions (tickets are provided free) and to attend all theatre department "town" meetings.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0

FLPA F200X      Performance, Production and the Audience      (h)
3 Credits

Understanding and appreciation of dramatic performance inculture, thetre and film through an exploration of its diverse styles, influences and developments. Topics include performance theories, the creative process, historical and cultural contexts and popular movements and trends.

Prerequisites: Placement in ENGL F111X or higher.

Attributes: UAF Core Aesthetic Appreciatio, UAF GER Arts Req

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F201      heatre Practicum      (h)
1-3 Credits

articipation in drama workshop or lab production as a performer or technical staff member. Credit in this course may not be applied to a major program in Theatre.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0

FLPA F215X      Dramatic Literature and History      (h)
3 Credits

Reading, analyzing, and categorizing plays as maps for theatrical production. Students will be exposed to a broad range of plays from major periods in theatre history including the classical and contemporary Western canon.

Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or concurrent enrollment; or permission of instructor.

Attributes: UAF GER Arts Req

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F217X      Introduction to the Study of Film      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Spring

An appreciation course designed to introduce the student to the various forms of cinematic art with special emphasis on humanistic and artistic aspects.

Prerequisites: ENGL F111X.

Cross-listed with ENGL F217X; JRN F217X.

Attributes: UAF GER Arts Req

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 2 + 0

FLPA F221      Acting II      (h)
3 Credits

Continued development of physical, emotional and imaginative awareness. This is a scene study class with emphasis on naturalistic modern material.

Prerequisites: FLPA F121; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F231      Previsualization and Preproduction for Digital Cinema      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Fall

Previsualization is a collaborative process that generates preliminary versions of shots or sequences, predominantly using 3D animation tools and a virtual environment. It enables filmmakers to visually explore creative ideas, plan technical solutions and communicate a shared vision for efficient production. Laying a foundation for cinema production, this course will explore screenwriting, storyboarding, previsualization animation, animatics and film pre-production approaches. This course will focus on developing original stories for animation or dramatic film productions and preparing those concepts for cinematic production.

Cross-listed with ART F231.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F241      Basic Stagecraft      (h)
4 Credits

Materials of scene construction, painting, lighting design and their use, safe use of standard construction tools, fundamentals of theatre drafting. Theatre majors are encouraged to fulfill this requirement by their junior year.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 5 + 0

FLPA F245      Stage Management      (h)
3 Credits

This course will expose students to the multi-faceted job of the stage manager in theatrical productions with an emphasis on his/her role in the collaborative process. Students will learn to perform the duties, responsibilities and procedures of stage managers from pre- to post- production, as well as industry-standard vocabulary, proficiently. Students are expected to participate in, and will be evaluated on, classroom discussions and activities.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F247      Introduction to Production Design      (h)
3 Credits

Exploration and application of the elements of design as they relate to theatre, dance, film, video and other art forms.

Recommended: FLPA F215, FLPA F241.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F251      Introduction to Video Production
4 Credits

Offered Fall

An introduction to video production with an emphasis on television studio production.

Cross-listed with JRN F251.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 5 + 0

FLPA F254      Costume Construction      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Fall

Introduction to basic methods of construction used by professional shops and costume houses to create theatrical costumes. Students will complete several projects, covering hand and machine sewing, cutting, fabric identification, simple alterations and costume crafts. Class also includes lectures on shop organization, jobs and policies.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 3 + 0

FLPA F260      Digital Video Editing
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Introduction to the technical and aesthetic aspects of non-linear digital video editing. Students will go from little or no experience in non-linear editing to being comfortable with some of the advanced editing techniques. Address motion picture editing theories that are not bound to time or specific editing technology.

Cross-listed with JRN F290.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F271      Film Set Production I
3 Credits

Offered Fall

Produce a short dramatic film including concept and script development, basic camera and shooting techniques, working with actors/directing fundamentals, location scouting, production schedule development, basic non-linear editing techniques, and DVD authoring. Students do not need previous experience making movies to take this class.

Recommended: FLPA F121; FLPA F231; FLPA F247.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F280      Video Storytelling      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Fall

Basics of digital video production technology, composition, audio, lighting and editing as it relates to primarily nonfiction filmmaking. Students will conclude the course by producing their own short videos.

Cross-listed with JRN F280.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F281      Modern Dance      (h)
2 Credits

Introduction to dance combines elements of modern, jazz and improvisational styles. Includes warm-up, stretches, locomotor movements (walking, running and leaping), set dance combinations, and improvisational activities. Specific readings, individual journals and informal dance presentations required. Open to all experience levels.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1.5 + 1.5 + 0

FLPA F289      Reel Workshop/Review
0 Credit

Offered Spring

Film majors are required to participate in Reel Workshop/Review every year. Annual participation as a registered student begins sophomore year, and continues sequentially for each year of attendance. Students will participate in a workshop on creating a film reel, have time to develop that reel, then present their industry reel and resume to faculty for professional development. Film majors are also expected to attend all department "Town Hall" and safety meetings.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0.5 + 0.5 + 0

FLPA F290      Audition or Portfolio Review Participation II
0 Credit

Theatre majors are required to participate in auditions and/or portfolio reviews every semester. Theatre majors are also expected to attend all Theatre UAF productions (tickets are provided free) and to attend all theatre department "town" meetings.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0

FLPA F291      Audition or Portfolio Review Participation II
0 Credit

Theatre majors are required to participate in auditions and/or portfolio reviews every semester. Theatre majors are also expected to attend all Theatre UAF productions (tickets are provided free) and to attend all theatre department "town" meetings.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0

FLPA F298      Undergraduate Research
1-3 Credits

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 1-3

FLPA F299      Undergraduate Thesis
1-3 Credits

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 1-3

FLPA F308      Film Criticism      (h)
3 Credits

Theoretical approaches to viewing, analyzing and evaluating film and television program content.

Cross-listed with JRN F308.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F310      Acting for the Camera      (h)
3 Credits

Students will apply skills introduced in Fundamentals of Acting, to acting for the camera. By acting in numerous on-camera exercises, television and film scenes, the class will expand each performer's expressiveness for the camera. May be repeated twice for credit. Recommended prerequisite: FLPA F221.

Prerequisites: FLPA F121.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F320      Acting II: Voice and Speech
3 Credits

Offered Alternate Years

Vocal training for actors through introduction to Fitzmaurice and Linklater techniques. Course will include basic vocal anatomy, introduction to the International Phonetic Alphabet, monologue performance and scene study.

Prerequisites: FLPA F121; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F321      Acting III: Movement      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Alternate Years

This course introduces the principles of stage movement and period acting. The class will include introduction to movement dynamics, contact improvisation, stage combat, physical character development, and period scene study.

Prerequisites: FLPA F121; FLPA F320.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F331      Directing Film/Video      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Spring

Introduction to the history, theory and basic concepts of film direction. Includes interpretative script analysis, creative visualization, conceptualization, use of space, working with actors and designers, and direction of short scenes and videos.

Prerequisites: FLPA F231; FLPA F271; FLPA/JRN F290; or permission of instructor.

Recommended: FLPA F121; FLPA/ENGL F217X; FLPA F215X.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 4 + 0

FLPA F332      Stage Directing I      (h)
3 Credits

History, theory and basic concepts of stage direction. Interpretive script analysis, creative visualization, conceptualization, use of space, and focus, working with actors and designers and possible direction of short scenes.

Prerequisites: FLPA F121; FLPA F215X.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F334      Movies and Films: Watching and Analyzing      (W, h)
3 Credits

Rotating thematic topics in the art of classic cinema (films) and the popular mass media (movies). Comparative analysis of classics and recent motion pictures is used to present elements of film language, analysis and criticism in this writing intensive course.

Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F341      Intermediate Stagecraft      (h)
3 Credits

An examination of the less common scenic materials with methods and techniques for their use. Students will spend approximately $40 for materials.

Prerequisites: FLPA F241; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 2 + 0

FLPA F343      Scene Design      (h)
3 Credits

Principles and techniques of theatrical scene design. Includes designing projects directed at solving particular scenic problems or in a specific scenic style with specific physical limitations. Students will spend approximately $40 for materials.

Prerequisites: FLPA F241; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F347      Lighting Design      (O, h)
3 Credits

Principles and techniques of theatrical lighting design. The student will conduct practical experiments and design projects applying the experience gained from the experiments. Students will spend approximately $40 for materials.

Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X.

Recommended: FLPA F241.

Cross-listed with ART F347.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F348      Sound Design for the Entertainment Industry      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

Exploration and application of the elements of design as they relate to sound for theatre, dance, film, video, and other art forms, and life in American and other cultures. Production work is required.

Recommended: FLPA F241.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 2 + 0

FLPA F351      Makeup for Theatre      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Spring

Theatrical makeup for actors, teachers, directors and other theatre workers; makeup materials and use, age and character makeup, injuries and horror, Kabuki, cross-gender, animal, illusory and plastic relief, crepe hair beards, and influence of lighting. Students will spend approximately $85 for materials and book.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 4 + 0

FLPA F354      Intermediate Costume Construction      (h)
3 Credits

This course is intended to improve students' sewing and patterning skills through a series of exercises and advanced projects. Students will be asked to construct costumes and mockups, create and alter basic patterns, manipulate sloper patterns and alter existing costumes. The final project will be designed and constructed by the student.

Prerequisites: FLPA F254; or demonstrated sewing experience and instructor permission.

Recommended: Theatre Practicum or Work Study in the Costume Shop.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 3 + 0

FLPA F355      History of Fashion and Dress      (s)
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Social history of costume in Western civilization, from Ancient Greece to the present time. Includes instruction in the methods of research used to find visual source material and assignments that exercise these research skills.

Recommended: HIST F101 or HIST F102X.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F356      Costume Design      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Fall Odd-numbered Years

Through a series of projects, play readings and drawing exercises, students learn how to successfully analyze text, communicate production concepts and express costume ideas using sketching, rendering and collage. Projects also introduce students to the practical skills needed to realize a costume design within the limits of a theatre's resources and needs.

Prerequisites: ART F104 or ART F105; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F358      Lights, Camera, Audio!
3 Credits

Focusing on what actually makes a video, we will explore lighting and sound design techniques to improve the quality of video projects. Idealized and practical tactics will be investigated.Spring Even-numbered Years

Prerequisites: FLPA F271 or JRN F280.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F361      Advanced Alaska Native Performance      (a)
3 Credits

In-depth study of Alaska Native theatre techniques and tradition, including traditional dance, song and drumming techniques, mask characterizations and performance application and presentation of a workshop production developed by the students during the semester.

Prerequisites: ANS/ FLPA F161X.

Cross-listed with ANS F361.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 3 + 0

FLPA F368      Topics in American Film History      (s)
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

An in-depth study of American film and how it shapes and warps popular perceptions of America's past. A historical contrast according to Hollywood with the views and interpretations of historians. Content will vary depending on the specific genre or period of focus, such as World War II, the Vietnam War, the Great Depression, the Cold War and development of the west, etc. Course may be repeated for credit when content varies.

Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; junior standing; or permission of instructor.

Cross-listed with HIST F368; JRN F368.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F371      Digital Imaging      (O, h)
3 Credits

This course focuses on creating and manipulating digital images, including digital painting and photography. The varied ethical issues engendered by this expertise will be addressed in depth. Skills and knowledge useful for digital photography, digital video compositing and digital painting will be covered.

Prerequisites: ART F161 or ART F271 or ART F284 or JRN F204 or FLPA F260 or JRN F290; COMM F131X or COMM F141X.

Cross-listed with ART F371; JRN F371.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 4 + 0

FLPA F381      Alaska Natives in Film      (W, h, a)
3 Credits

Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

Analysis of the portrayal of Alaska's Inupiaq and Yup'ik peoples (with some on Canada's Inuit) through select films and readings. Learning to critically analyze films and understanding how various film techniques are accomplished while focusing on feature films' treatment and use of Northern peoples in film, as well as looking at the social impact of such films.

Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or permission of instructor.

Recommended: ART/MUS/FLPA F200X.

Cross-listed with ANS F381.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1.5 + 2-4 + 0

FLPA F389      Reel Workshop/Review
0 Credit

Offered Spring

Film majors are required to participate in Reel Workshop/Review every year. Annual participation as a registered student begins sophomore year, and continues sequentially for each year of attendance. Students will participate in a workshop on creating a film reel, have time to develop that reel, then present their industry reel and resume to faculty for professional development. Film majors are also expected to attend all department "Town Hall" and safety meetings.

Prerequisites: FLPA F289.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0.5 + 0.5 + 0

FLPA F401      Theatre Practicum: Performance      (h)
1-3 Credits

Participation in drama workshop or lab production as a performer. Up to 3 credits of performance practicum may be applied to a FLPA major program. Course may be repeated for credit.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1-3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F402      Theatre Practicum: Technical      (h)
1-3 Credits

Participation in drama workshop or lab production as a technical staff member. Up to 8 credits of technical practicum may be applied to a FLPA major program. Course may be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: FLPA F241.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1-3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F403      Practicum in Film Production: FRAME
3-6 Credits

The Film Reel Alaska Mentorship Experience (FRAME) manages a film service company for the Universisty of Alaska Fairbanks. Students will work with program mentors, clients and researchers to develop a variety of content for academic, industrial and creative research activities. Students will be directly engaged in professional project development, production and distribution. May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: FLPA F271; FLPA F231; FLPA F290; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1-2 + 0 + 4-10

FLPA F411      Theatre History      (W, h)
3 Credits

Students will explore the ways in which theatre developed through history by studying performance, practice and literature from Ancient Greece to the present. Course focuses on the setting and manner in which plays were produced, historical context, and popular themes.

Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; junior standing; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F413      Analyzing Global Performance      (W, h)
3 Credits

Investigation of the structure of screenplays, playscripts and various performance modes from around the world designed to develop skills in analysis and interpretation for performance in theater and film.

Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; junior standing; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F416      Performance Studies Abroad      (W, h)
6 Credits

Intensive course for actors, directors, designers, technicians and playwrights interested in script development/training with the participation of international theatre professionals. Develop new scripts and performances in a multicultural environment under the supervision of a theatre faculty member. Previous faculty and student work abroad includes: Russia, Zambia, South Africa and Scandinavia. Course requirements vary according to the project.

Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor.

Stacked with NORS F616.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 9 + 0

FLPA F417      Internship in Theatre Practice
1-6 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Supervised practical work experience to provide application of course work in a professional, semi-professional or community theatre environment. Internships can be in direction, acting, design, management and technical theatre. Internships have included Perseverance Theatre, Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre, Fairbanks Drama Association, and Out North Theatre. Course may be repeated twice for a maximum of 12 credits. Note: Internship must be arranged in coordination with advisor, student and host institution.

Prerequisites: Completed at least 18 FLPA credits; upper-division standing; permission of instructor.

Recommended: Previous FLPA credits should be in the student's concentration area: direction, design, etc.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0

FLPA F418      Internship in Film Production      (h)
1-6 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

This course offers students unique opportunities to work in the professional film industry. Professional internships require a faculty advisor as well as professional evaluation for the supervised work. Course can be repeated twice for a maximum of 12 credits. Variable Credit, 40 hours of internship is equal to 1 credit.

Prerequisites: 18 credits in upper division film classes; or permission of instructor.

Recommended: FLPA F271; FLPA F245.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 1-6

FLPA F423      Acting IV: Scene Study      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Alternate Years

This course will focus on the refinement of physical, vocal, emotional, and imaginative awareness. This is a scene study class which will include audition technique, acting for the camera skills, and preparation for the professional world of acting.

Prerequisites: FLPA F121; FLPA F320; FLPA F321; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F427      Topics in Film Studies      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Spring

Intensive study of variable topics in film studies. May focus on themes such as race or war in film; a specific period such as films of the 1940s: particular genres such as horror, film noir, or the musical, an important director, or an aspect of contemporary film theory. Intensive readings and research in contemporary film theory and criticism will foster in-depth understanding of chosen topic. Course may be repeated two times for credit when content varies.

Prerequisites: ENGL/FLPA F217X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or permission of instructor.

Cross-listed with ENGL F427.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 2 + 0

FLPA F430      The Collaborative Process      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Alternate Years

Interactive role-based course providing practice and theory in the process of theatrical collaboration. Hierarchical and consensus-based models for artistic collaboration will be introduced, discussed and practiced in light of artistic concept, resource allocation, production budgets and individual personalities and temperaments inherent in the field of theatrical production. This course serves as a capstone alternative to FLPA F499 for theatre majors in the performance and design/tech concentrations.

Prerequisites: FLPA F332; junior or senior standing.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F431      Film Set Production II
3 Credits

Offered Alternate Years

In depth practice of film production supported by investigation into the history and theory of cinema. Script preparation, storyboarding and animatics, blocking actors and staging the camera, sound design, special effects, and editing techniques will be explored. Students will produce a capstone film project while serving as a department key.

Prerequisites: FLPA/ART F231; FLPA F271; FLPA F260 or JRN F290; FLPA F331.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F432      Stage Directing II      (h)
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

In seminar and practicum form, the practice, discussion and analysis of the myriad responsibilities of the Stage Director. Aspects of Stage Direction that can be practiced within a class context will be given a practical frame for experimental learning. Other aspects will either be simulated or engaged in theoretically. Business practices and ethics will be addressed. An attempt will be made to accommodate the specific aesthetic and artistic goals of the participating students.

Prerequisites: FLPA F332 and at least one of the following: FLPA F321, FLPA F343, FLPA F347, FLPA F351 or FLPA F356.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F433      Studies in French and European Cinema      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Spring or Summer Odd-Numbered Years

The course discusses the evolution of French and European cinema in historical and artistic contents.

Prerequisites: ENGL/FLPA F217X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; FREN F301 or FREN F302; or permission of instructor.

Crosslisted with FREN F433.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 2 + 0

FLPA F447      Lighting Design II      (h)
3 Credits

Further exploration and application of elements of design (color, texture, intensity, line, composition) as they relate to lighting for theatre, dance, other art forms and life. Production work required.

Prerequisites: FLPA F347; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 2 + 0

FLPA F456      Advanced Topics in Costume Design and Construction      (h)
3 Credits

Rotating thematic topics in advanced methods and materials used in the design and construction of costumes for the theatre. Topics may include projects in design, advanced sewing and pattern drafting, millinery, masks, corsetry, or painting and dyeing, as demand warrants. May be repeated twice for credit.

Prerequisites: FLPA F254; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F458      SFX Up Your Video      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

An exploration into adding special effects to your video projects. Will include "green screen," titles, animation, color grading, DVD menu design and more.

Prerequisites: FLPA F260 or JRN F290; FLPA F271 or FLPA/JRN F280; video editing experience; or permission of instructor.

Cross-listed with JRN F458.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F460      Cross-Cultural Filmmaking      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Fall Odd-numbered Years

The use of film as a documentary tool for describing and understanding scientific and cultural phenomenon has led to the education of generations. Understanding the implications of our film work with a theoretical base for cultural understanding, scientific need and educational potentials will strengthen the film's integrity and production methods in creating video documents useful as a scientific/cultural record. Pre- production will include research of archival visual media, oral histories and print materials; analysis of educational and scientific funding and distribution options and preliminary interviews, location scouting and film treatment. Production will include time on location with small film crews, media logging and record keeping. Post- production will include basic editing of sequences for distribution.Cross-listed: ANTH F460; ART F460.

Prerequisites: Junior, senior or graduate standing or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F470      Advanced Film and Video Directing      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Fall Even-numbered Years

In depth investigation into the history, theory and basic concepts of film and video direction. Script preparation, story board, blocking actors and staging the camera, sound and editing. Projects include directing and shooting short videos.

Recommended: FLPA F331.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 6 + 0

FLPA F472      3D Animation      (O, h)
3 Credits

Offered Fall

Concept and technique of 3D computer generated animation with applications in fine and commercial art and science. Students will produce a series of three dimensional animation projects which will introduce them to the tools and concepts used by animation and visualization professionals. Note: May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: ART/FLPA F231; ART F371/FLPA F371 or equivalent; COMM F131X or COMM F141X.

Cross-listed with ART F472; JRN F472.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 4 + 0

FLPA F475      Digital Video Compositing      (h)
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Digital compositing techniques for creating moving imagery. The course covers video manipulation, layering images, synthesizing realistic video imagery, integration of live action and computer generated animation. Course can be repeated for a total of nine credits with permission of instructor.

Prerequisites: ART F472 or JRN F472 or FLPA F472 or equivalent.

Cross-listed with ART F475.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 4 + 0

FLPA F480      Documentary Filmmaking      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Spring

Basics of hands-on documentary filmmaking techniques, including preproduction, production and postproduction. Different documentary filmmaking directing styles and the process of distributing a documentary. Each student will produce a short documentary as the capstone of the course.

Prerequisites: Basic experience in shooting and editing video or permission of instructor.

Cross-listed with JRN F480.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F481      Advanced Topics in Film or Stage Production
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

This course offers advanced students unique opportunities for deeper study in areas of film or stage production. Advanced topics may include cinematography, special effects, audio mixing, costume design, ect.

Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing; FLPA F271 or FLPA F248; or permission of instructor.

Recommended: FLPA F260 or FLPA F121.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 2 + 0

FLPA F482      Dance Performance      (h)
2 Credits

Exploration and performance of expressive dance and movement. Includes development of an original choreography for public performance. Course is for advanced dance, acting and directing students with varying experience.

Prerequisites: FLPA F281; or movement performance experience.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1.5 + 1.5 + 0

FLPA F484      Russian and Soviet Cinema      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Fall Odd-numbered Years

Study of Russian culture and society through the medium of film, focusing on the history of Russian cinema and genres. Films by award-winning directors. Designed to familiarize students with Russian history and culture from 1900s to the present, and present topics in film theory. Readings and topics discussed reflect issues of current interest.

Prerequisites: Junior standing, or permission of instructor.

Cross-listed with RUSS F484.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F488      Dramatic Writing      (W, h)
3 Credits

Offered Fall Odd-numbered Years

Introduction to the craft of dramatic writing for theater and film, with an emphasis on dramatic storytelling. Course will focus on giving students a practical understanding of the uses of story structure, setting, character, plot and dialog, and how these elements work together to create compelling drama.

Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or permission of instructor.

Cross-listed with ENGL F488.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

FLPA F489      Reel Workshop/Review
0 Credit

Offered Spring

Film majors are required to participate in Reel Workshop/Review every year. Annual participation as a registered student begins sophomore year, and continues sequentially for each year of attendance. Students will participate in a workshop on creating a film reel, have time to develop that reel, then present their industry reel and resume to faculty for professional development. Film majors are also expected to attend all department "Town Hall" and safety meetings.

Prerequisites: FLPA F389.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0.5 + 0.5 + 0

FLPA F498      Undergraduate Research
1-6 Credits

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 1-6

FLPA F499      Thesis Project
1-3 Credits

Final step in film or stage training which involves creating a final film or stage creative project as a filmmaker, actor, director, designer, playwright or screenwriter. Projects can include producing a film project with the support of a faculty advisor, performing a leading role on a theatre/film UAF main-stage film or stage production or directing/designing/writing a project for the theatre/film UAF season.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 1-3