TH 4399
Theatre: Special Projects
Assistant Scenic Designer
2 cr.

Curtis Phillips

Office: MPAC 146
Phone: 7774

Job Description:
The Assistant Scenic Designer is responsible for assisting the Scenic Designer through the design process, maintaining communications between the scene shop, stage manager, and crews throughout the production process.

Planning Period:

Requirements for the Final Scenic Design Package

  1. Ground-plan 1/2” scale, including seating, masking and site lines.
  2. Section(s) 1/2” scale.
  3. Elevations and details. Generally 1/2” scale.
  4. Painted model 1/4” or 1/2” scale.
  5. Painter’s elevations, covered with acetate, if deemed necessary by faculty scene designer.
  6. Full scale paint technique samples worked out with the scenic artist.
  7. Properties list, including sketches or research and orthographic drawings of all built props if deemed necessary by faculty technical director.

The assistant scenic designer may be expected to help with the painting of the scenery and the acquisition of set props and dressing, meeting established deadlines.  Grade is based on quality of work and meeting due dates.

Regularly scheduled meetings with the faculty scene design advisor are essential.

Build Period: