DES109 Introduction to Stage and Screen Design (8)

This subject introduces students to the core elements and principles of designing for stage and screen. Students explore fundamental theories and principles of performance design for their future practice. The student learning will cover visual processes and techniques, analysis for image and text, as well as conceptual design comprehension and application through practical exercises and creative works.

Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
HD/FL
Duration
One session
School
School of Communication and Creative Industries
Enrolment restrictions

Available to students in the Bachelor of Stage and Screen (with specialisations), Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design (with specialisations), or Bachelor of Communications (with specialisations). May also be available to other students in an elective format with special approval from the Subject Coordinator.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to define and interpret performance design theory;
  • be able to recognise and apply performance design principles;
  • be able to implement the process of design for performance;
  • be able to interpret images and text, analysing these for performance design;
  • be able to interpret and implement visual methodologies; and
  • be able to comprehend and illustrate conceptual designs for performance.
  • be able to work independently and collaboratively
Syllabus
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • performance design theory;
  • performance design principles;
  • performance design processes;
  • image and text extractions;
  • visual interpretation;
  • visual representation; and
  • conceptual design.
Special Resources

Existing CSU Theatres and workshop facilities.

Contact
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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