Fall 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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TA 300    Introduction to the Theatre    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a general introduction to live theatre as an artistic and social force. It surveys the literary, cultural, and historical aspects of theatre arts. This is an audience-oriented, non-performance course open to all students. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC J.Stevens            Natomas Inderkum C203    30934 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Shearer            ARC MAIN Rm 514          10126 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Downs              ARC MAIN Rm 514          14866 Textbook


TA 306    Diversity in American Drama (1960 to Present)    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys the theatrical expression of Native-American, African-American, Latino, and Asian-American theatre from 1960 to the present. It includes the social, political, cultural, and economic climate reflected in the text and production of the play. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Williams           ARC MAIN Rm 514          10128 
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TA 310    Introduction to Film    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the artistic, business, and social elements of modern film. It examines components of film making, such as acting, directing, cinematography, writing and editing. Films are analyzed to evaluate film making techniques and the impact of films and the movie business on society. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Silva              ARC MAIN Raef 160        14610 
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Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Hellesen           ARC MAIN Raef 160        11628 Textbook
Th        01:30PM-04:35PM LEC N.Silva              ARC MAIN Raef 160        13992 Textbook


TA 312    History of Film    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of ⿿C⿿ or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of ⿿C⿿ or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a historical and critical survey of film as an art form. It emphasizes the evaluation of films which are landmarks in the art of movie making. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LEC P.Downs              ARC MAIN Raef 160        15954 
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TA 315    History of Film: 1950's to Present    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an historical and critical survey of film as an art form. It emphasizes the evolution of artistic and technical facets of production in features, documentary and experimental films, concentrating on films from 1950 to the present. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
W         01:30PM-04:35PM LEC N.Silva              ARC MAIN Raef 162        30543 
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TA 318    Diversity in American Film    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys the cinematic expression of artists often underrepresented in the mainstream media, such as women, Native-Americans, African-Americans, Latinos, Asian-Americans, and gays and lesbians. Media stereotypes and the social, political, and cultural climate that created them are covered. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Silva              ARC MAIN Rm 514          15058 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Hellesen           ARC MAIN Rm 514          15952 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Williams           ARC MAIN Rm 512          12860 Textbook


TA 344    Improvisation and Theatre Games    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This class will include theatre games and improvisational exercises designed to develop trust and cooperation, mental acuity, and physical and vocal range as an actor. Improvisation technique will be built from the ground up, providing a strong foundation for advanced work in non-scripted performance and also in modern rehearsal technique that involves extensive use of improvisation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        04:00PM-04:25PM LEC P.Downs              ARC MAIN Rm 514          15790 
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MW        04:35PM-05:55PM LAB P.Downs              ARC MAIN Rm 514            


TA 350    Theory and Techniques of Acting I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the major theories and techniques of acting, including improvisation, physical expressiveness, voice production, character portrayal and scene work. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Downs              ARC MAIN Rm 515          10140 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Williams           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE 10144 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Williams           ARC MAIN Rm 514          14868 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Williams           ARC MAIN Rm 515          10146 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Williams           ARC MAIN Rm 515          10148 Textbook


TA 351    Theory and Techniques of Acting II    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 350 or 480 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the application of advanced acting theories and techniques. It includes analyzing and performing scripts from realistic and stylized drama, audition monologues, and complex acting exercises. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Silva              ARC MAIN Rm 550          10150 
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TA 356    Acting for the Camera - I    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 350 or TA 480 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course in the theory and technique of acting for film and video, focusing on the differences between stage acting and acting for the camera. Scenes and commercials are enacted and played back on videotape for class critiquing.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC N.Silva              ARC MAIN Rm 515          10842 
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MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB N.Silva              ARC MAIN Rm 515            


TA 370    Theatre Movement    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an active participation and performance experience designed to provide opportunities in discovery and to solve movement tasks of the actor. The course incorporates exercises to expand the individual's movement for characters and scenes, as well as training in specific movement areas, such as combat, mime, period style, and dance. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:45AM-10:10AM LEC S.Williams           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE 13146 
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MW        10:20AM-11:40AM LAB S.Williams           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE   


TA 375    Voice, Diction and Dialects    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on the overall improvement of vocal quality, explores monologue and dialog performances, and develops confidence in speaking and voice production. It emphasizes self-improvement drills involving breath control, resonance, pitch, inflection and articulation and introduces a study of the vocal mechanism, its parts and their functions. Additionally, this course covers the study and application of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), and includes a special study and application of stage dialects and/or accent reduction.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Shearer            ARC MAIN Rm 515          16910 
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TA 420    Stagecraft    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 15 and ENGWR 51; OR ESLR 310 and ESLW 310; OR Placement through assessment process; AND MATH 25, and TA 300.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to technical theatre and the creation of scenic elements for theatre, film or television. It covers design styles, painting, set construction, set movement techniques, properties construction, backstage and rehearsal organization and management, and career possibilities. The course combines lectures, reading and projects with practical experience gained from working on department productions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC B.Burleson           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE   
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB B.Burleson           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE 14872 
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TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson            TBA TBA                 14872 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB B.Burleson           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE 15060 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson            TBA TBA                 15060 Textbook
and 18 TBA hours on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons.


TA 422    Stage Lighting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 15 and ENGWR 51, OR ESLR 310 and ESLW 310, OR placement through assessment process; AND MATH 25, TA 300, and TA 420.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the basic concepts of lighting for stage, film or television. Topics include the basic elements of lamps and fixtures, electricity, dimmers and control consoles. It also covers the design elements of color, distribution, and space to produce a lighting design. Practical lighting skills are gained from work on department productions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC B.Burleson           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE 14614 
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TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LAB B.Burleson           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE   
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson            TBA TBA                   
and 18 TBA hours on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.


TA 430    Costume Construction    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51 and ENGRD 15 or ESLW 310 and ESLR 310, or placement through assessment.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course explores the basic areas of costume construction. Topics include fabrics, color, patterns, sewing techniques, costume pieces, and accessories. Period styles, costume analysis, and basic design are also covered. It offers experience in constructing costumes for theatrical productions. This course may be taken twice for credit using different techniques. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:25AM LEC G.Russell            ARC MAIN Rm 554          30544 
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TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB G.Russell            ARC MAIN Rm 554            


TA 433    Costume Production    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: TA 430.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course explores the process of developing costumes for theatrical productions through the set-up, creation, and assembly of costumes for mainstage productions. Projects focus on developing sewing, craft, and patterning skills, clothing alteration methods and working with fabrics, hats and accessories, dyes and textile paints as utilized in each production. Additionally the course examines the design process and period styles associated with each production. This course is open to all skill levels. It may be taken four times for a maximum of twelve units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Russell            ARC MAIN Rm 554          17478 
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TA 437    Stage Make-up I    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basic techniques of theatrical makeup. It explores makeup materials, color and light, and modeling techniques in the development of makeup designs for youth, middle and old age, historical persons, stylized faces, clowns, animals, and fantasy makeup.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       10:30AM-10:55AM LEC B.Burleson           ARC MAIN Rm 519          12694 
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TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LAB B.Burleson           ARC MAIN Rm 519            


TA 460    Rehearsal and Performance    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition/Interview
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a workshop training experience in the preparation and performance of theatre productions. Students interested in acting audition with the director for acting, singing or dancing roles. Students interested in technical work interview for positions in stage management, crewing, set construction, costumes and makeup, lighting and sound, box office and publicity. Field trips may be required. This course may be taken four times for credit on different productions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Russell             TBA TBA                 10848 
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1.6-9.5 hours per week TBA
This class will meet in Theatre Arts room 550.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Shearer             TBA TBA                 10848 Textbook
1.6-9.5 hours per week TBA
This class will meet in Theatre Arts room 550.

TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson            TBA TBA                 10848 Textbook
1.6-9.5 hours per week TBA
This class will meet in Theatre Arts room 550.

TBA       TBA             LAB G.Russell             TBA TBA                 11672 Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA
This class will meet in Theatre Arts room 550.

TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson            TBA TBA                 11672 Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA
This class will meet in Theatre Arts room 550.


TA 461    Rehearsal and Performance - Drama    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition / Interview
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a workshop training experience in the preparation and performance of dramatic theatre productions. Students interested in acting audition with the director for acting roles. Students interested in technical work interview for backstage positions in stage management, crewing, set construction, costumes and makeup, lighting and sound, box office and publicity. Field trips may be required. This course may be taken four times for credit on different dramatic productions for a maximum of 12 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Fall Drama
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Downs               TBA TBA                 13242 
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1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA


Fall Drama: To Be Announced
        



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Fall Drama
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Shearer             TBA TBA                 13242 Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA


Fall Drama: To Be Announced
        



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TA 465    Rehearsal and Performance - Musical    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition / Interview
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a workshop training experience in the preparation and performance of musical theatre productions, Students interested in acting audition with the director for acting roles. Students interested in technical work interview for backstage positions in stage management, crewing, set construction, costumes and makeup, lighting and sound, box office and publicity. Field trips may be required. This course may be taken four times for credit on different musicals for a maximum of 12 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Fall Musical
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Irvin               TBA TBA                 10850 
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Fall Musical: TBA




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Fall Musical
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Shearer             TBA TBA                 10850 Textbook
Fall Musical: TBA




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TA 466    Rehearsal and Performance - Musical Ensemble    .5-3 Units

Same As: MUP 370
Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition / Interview
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a workshop training experience in the preparation and performance of musical theatre ensemble productions. A different production is presented each semester the course is offered. Students interested in singing/acting roles audition with the director. Students interested in instrumental positions audition with the musical director. Students interested in technical work interview with the technical director. Field trips may be required. This course may be taken four times for credit on different musical ensemble productions for a maximum of 12 units. It is not open to students who are taking MUP 370 for the same production.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
Fall Musical
MTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Hamre              ARC MAIN Rm 512          10846 
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Participation in this orchestra will not conflict with other music groups. For further information, call 484-8023.

Fall Musical
MTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Shearer            ARC MAIN Rm 512          10846 Textbook
Participation in this orchestra will not conflict with other music groups. For further information, call 484-8023.

Fall Musical
MTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB K.Shearer            ARC MAIN Rm 512          10846 Textbook
Participation in this orchestra will not conflict with other music groups. For further information, call 484-8023.


TA 470    Rehearsal and Performance II    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, or 466 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Audition / Interview
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course provides intermediate level workshop training in the preparation and performance of dramatic theatre productions. Actors, directors, and stage managers explore more complex techniques of play production through practical rehearsal and performance opportunities. Technicians and designers develop the design and technical elements of a production through practical opportunities in advanced positions in set construction, costumes, makeup, lighting, sound, box office and publicity. Field trips may be required. This course may be taken four times for credit on different productions for a maximum of 12 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson            TBA TBA                 13006 
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1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA



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TA 499    Experimental Offering in Theatre Arts    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Downs               TBA TBA                 31789 
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Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 19, 2010