Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Award Date

1979

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Speech

First Advisor

Wayne E. Hoogestraat

Second Advisor

Raymond L. Peterson

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to determine the adequacies of the proscenium arch theatrical facilities for a comprehensive educational theatre program in the four-year degree granting institutions in the state of South Dakota. More specifically, answers to the following questions were sought:

1 . What are the minimum requirements for a proscenium arch theatre in a comprehensive educational theatre program?
A. What are the.minimum requirements for a proscenium arch stage?
B. What are the minimum requirements for a seating facility (house area) ?
C. What are the minimum requireme11ts for a lighting facility'?
D. What are the minimum requirements for a box office and foyer?
E. What are the minimum requirements for dressing rooms and green room?
F. What are the minimum requirements for a sound system?
G . What are the minimum. requirements for an orchestra pit?

2.How closely do the colleges in the state of South Dakota meet the minimum. requirements?

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Theaters -- South Dakota -- Construction Universities and colleges -- South Dakota -- Building

Format

application/pdf

Number of Pages

170

Publisher

South Dakota State University

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