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Henry, Markas Associate Professor

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Research

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  • costume design, costume history, fashion history, make up design and application, theatre production, costume technology, water color painting and illustration, film design, dance design, figure drawing, costume and fashion drawing

Teaching

courses taught

  • THTR 3005 - Costume Design 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Study and application of the principles of design as applied to stage costume, emphasizing texts in analysis and interpretation. Presented in a studio format and project driven. Explores concept development, style selection, and extensive practice in a variety of media and techniques for costume rendering.
  • THTR 3035 - Production Practicum
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Practical production projects within a designated area of technical theatre, design, stage management, normally related to the department's season. May be repeated up to 8 total credit hours.
  • THTR 3085 - Fashion, Society and Decor
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Surveys topics in western dress and the decorative arts from civilizations of antiquity to contemporary time: the garments, objects, materials and technologies in the context of philosophical, political, social and technological change.
  • THTR 3149 - Professional Orientation: Exploring Professional Potentials for THTR & DNCE Majors
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Explores and identifies a wide range of professional opportunities connected to personal strengths and interests in theatre and dance by studying current professional practices, trends and cross-disciplinary connections. Instructor will: provide information/learning needed from representative professionals; open avenues to find/create employment opportunities towards internship consideration/post-graduation; and mentor structured self-assessment/professional development.
  • THTR 4005 - Costume Design 2
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Advanced studio course building on experiences and techniques studied in THTR 3005, with additional emphases on portfolio quality rendering technique and costume production technology as it affects and is affected by the designer.
  • THTR 4105 - Theatre Make-Up Design
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Explores theatrical make-up styles and techniques from initial research through paper design to final make-up. Ranging from period styles to Byzantine mosaic, to clowns, to special effects (old age, wounds, stages of healing, zombies, etc.) Techniques include ombre blending, removing eyebrows, shrinking and enlarging features, creating 3D appliances and applying silicone and foam prosthetics. Same as THTR 5105.
  • THTR 4149 - Theatre Internship
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Provides opportunities for theatre majors to explore career opportunities in theatre fields other than, or in addition to, those with performance emphasis. Students apply knowledge and skills developed in their major studies to a practical work experience. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Recommended requisite: 30 credit hours in THTR.
  • THTR 4555 - Production Studio
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Requires participation in a Theatre Department production assignment in the areas of design, technology, or management, as well as participation in a semester portfolio review. May be repeated upto 6 total credit hours.
  • THTR 5105 - Theatre Make-Up Design
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Explores theatrical make-up styles and techniques from initial research through paper design to final make-up. Ranging from period styles to Byzantine mosaic, to clowns, to special effects (old age, wounds, stages of healing, zombies, etc.) Techniques include ombre blending, removing eyebrows, shrinking and enlarging features, creating 3D appliances and applying silicone and foam prosthetics. Same as THTR 4105.
  • THTR 6005 - Production Research and Practicum: Designing
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Allows students to undertake a design project, normally within the theatre season, that requires detailed preparatory research, testing of ideas, and public presentation of theories and concepts in practice. Students work under faculty supervision, and prepare a documented written report and evaluation of the research, design, and realization process, as well as fully rendered designs and/or plots. Projects may be in costumes, lights, or scenery.
  • THTR 6051 - Production Research and Practicum: Directing
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Advanced study of theory and practice of stage directing through examination of the work of leading directors, analysis of texts and classroom exercise. Instructor consent required.

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)