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125 - Lyric Rep: An Insider's Guide from the Page to the Stage
June 22 - June 28
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Cost - $50.00
ENGR 302


Examine the process of mounting a stage production with a series of guest lectures from directors, actors, and designers at the Old Lyric Repertory Company. Discover what it is like to be a professional (Equity) actor. Learn about the history of theatre in Cache Valley and tour Logan’s historic theatres. Discuss several plays, then see them performed (optional). The group will meet before a show for dinner and have talk-backs with the actors and directors of the productions. The cost of tickets and the price of the dinner are not included in the course tuition, but will be reasonable.

Course Instructor: Dennis Hassan is Professor of Scenic Design at Utah State University and Co-Artistic Director for the Lyric Repertory Company. He has designed over 150 productions for theatres across the United States. Dennis started working for the Lyric Repertory Company nearly 30 years ago first as performer, then as technician, scenic designer, and now as Co-Artistic Director. He teaches period styles, scenic design, scene painting and contemporary theatre.
dennis.hassan@usu.edu