Fall 2012 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 20-Dec 14
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC J.Stevens            Off Campus Natomas/Ik C203 19630 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Downs              ARC MAIN FineArts 514    11702 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 25-Dec 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Williams           ARC MAIN FineArts 514    10047 
Textbook


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 25-Dec 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Silva              ARC MAIN Raef 160        11629 
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 25-Dec 20
Th        01:30PM-04:35PM LEC P.Downs              ARC MAIN Raef 160        19780 
Textbook


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 25-Dec 20
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Irvin              ARC MAIN FineArts 512    12505 
Textbook


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 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Silva              ARC MAIN FineArts 514    11766 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Irvin              ARC MAIN FineArts 514    19781 Textbook


TA 320    Cinema Genres    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
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course studies one or more film topics or genres. It explores specific types of film in depth, concentrating on historical and technical changes in a specific genre. Additional topics include the style of directing, acting, and design for that genre. It examines specific actors, directors, writers, cinematographers, producers, and/or studios for that genre. This course may be taken four times for credit on different genres. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
Horror/Thriller
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LEC P.Downs              ARC MAIN Raef 160        13012 
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 course explores theatre games and improvisational exercises designed to develop trust, cooperation, mental acuity, and physical and vocal range as an actor. Improvisation technique is built from the ground up, providing a strong foundation for advanced work in non-scripted performance as well as modern rehearsal techniques that involve extensive use of improvisation. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        04:00PM-04:25PM LEC P.Downs              ARC MAIN FineArts 515    11954 
Textbook
MW        04:35PM-05:55PM LAB P.Downs              ARC MAIN FineArts 515      


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 25-Dec 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Shearer            ARC MAIN FineArts 515    10051 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Williams           ARC MAIN FineArts 514    11703 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Downs              ARC MAIN FineArts 515    10052 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Williams           ARC MAIN FineArts 515    10053 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 25-Dec 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Silva              ARC MAIN FineArts 550    10054 
Textbook


TA 356    Acting for the Camera I    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 350 or 480 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces 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. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC N.Silva              ARC MAIN FineArts 515    10316 
Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB N.Silva              ARC MAIN FineArts 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 25-Dec 20
MW        09:45AM-10:10AM LEC S.Williams           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE 11145 
Textbook
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 25-Dec 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Williams           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE 12191 
Textbook


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 25-Dec 20
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC B.Burleson           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE   
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB B.Burleson           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE 11705 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson            TBA TBA                 11705 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB B.Burleson           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE 11767 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson            TBA TBA                 11767 Textbook
You must enroll in one of the above LAB sections and you will be enrolled in the lecture, MW 1:30- 2:20PM.
18 TBA LAB hours will be met 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 25-Dec 20
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC B.Burleson           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE 11631 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LAB B.Burleson           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE   
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE   
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 25-Dec 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC G.Russell            ARC MAIN FineArts 554    19782 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB G.Russell            ARC MAIN FineArts 554      


TA 433    Costume Production    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 374 or TA 430 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This lab course explores the process of developing costumes for theatrical productions through the set-up, creation, and assembly of costumes for mainstage productions. Projects may 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. This course is open to all skill levels. It may be taken four times for credit. Field trips maybe required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Russell            ARC MAIN FineArts 554    12220 
Textbook


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 25-Dec 20
TTh       10:30AM-10:55AM LEC B.Burleson           ARC MAIN FineArts 519    19784 
Textbook
TTh       11:05AM-12:25PM LAB B.Burleson           ARC MAIN FineArts 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 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Russell             TBA TBA                 10319 
Textbook
1.6-9.5 hours per week TBA

TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson            TBA TBA                 10319 Textbook
1.6-9.5 hours per week TBA

TBA       TBA             LAB P.Downs               TBA TBA                 10319 Textbook
1.6-9.5 hours per week TBA

TBA       TBA             LAB G.Russell             TBA TBA                 10663 Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA




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TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson            TBA TBA                 10663 Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA




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TBA       TBA             LAB S.Williams            TBA TBA                 10663 Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA




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TBA       TBA             LAB N.Silva               TBA TBA                 10663 Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA




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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 25-Dec 20
Fall Drama
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Shearer             TBA TBA                 11175 
Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA


Fall Drama: The Domestic Crusaders by Wahajat Ali
Directed by Sam Williams

The Domestic Crusaders is a dramatic-comedy about a Pakistani-American Muslim family grappling with their own internal trials and tribulations, the changing dynamics of American society and a globalized, post-9/11 world. It officially premiered as a 2005 showcase production at the Tony Award winning Berkeley Repertory Theatre. "The Domestic Crusaders is fast, funny, whip-smart and both constantly surprising and deeply edifying. If you see only one irreverent, hilarious, profound, furious and big-hearted play about a Pakistani-American family living in a post-9-11 world, make it this one." żDave Eggers.

Audition Dates: Tuesday and Wednesday Sept. 4 & 5, 7-10pm Stage 2 (Room 550)
Rehearsal Dates: Monday - Friday Oct 1 - Nov. 22, 2012
Performances: Nov. 23 - Dec 9, 20112

Information contact number: (916) 484-8542

Fall Drama
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Williams            TBA TBA                 11175 Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA


Fall Drama: The Domestic Crusaders by Wahajat Ali
Directed by Sam Williams

The Domestic Crusaders is a dramatic-comedy about a Pakistani-American Muslim family grappling with their own internal trials and tribulations, the changing dynamics of American society and a globalized, post-9/11 world. It officially premiered as a 2005 showcase production at the Tony Award winning Berkeley Repertory Theatre. "The Domestic Crusaders is fast, funny, whip-smart and both constantly surprising and deeply edifying. If you see only one irreverent, hilarious, profound, furious and big-hearted play about a Pakistani-American family living in a post-9-11 world, make it this one." żDave Eggers.

Audition Dates: Tuesday and Wednesday Sept. 4 & 5, 7-10pm Stage 2 (Room 550)
Rehearsal Dates: Monday - Friday Oct 1 - Nov. 22, 2012
Performances: Nov. 23 - Dec 9, 20112

Information contact number: (916) 484-8542


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 25-Dec 20
Fall Musical
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Shearer             TBA TBA                 19786 
Textbook
Fall Musical: Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Composer and Lyricist: Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Nancy Silva
Orchestra Conducted by Susan Hamre
Vocal Direction by Tracy Shearer
Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a musical thriller that tells the story of Benjamin Barker, alias Sweeney Todd, who returns to London after 15 years in prison on false charges. When he learns from his former landlady, Mrs. Lovett that his wife poisoned herself after being raped by the judge who wrongly imprisoned him, he vows revenge.
Audition dates (for actors/singers/dancers): Sun May 20 2p, Mon, Tue, May 21-22 7-10p Theatre
Audition/Information dates (for musicians): Thurs Aug 28 7p rm 512
Rehearsal dates: Monday- Friday, Aug 6 - Oct 1, 2012
Performances: Oct 12 - 28, 2012

Information contact number: (916) 484-8388




See Theatre Production & Class Information at http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm
Fall Musical
TBA       TBA             LAB N.Silva               TBA TBA                 19786 Textbook
Fall Musical: Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Composer and Lyricist: Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Nancy Silva
Orchestra Conducted by Susan Hamre
Vocal Direction by Tracy Shearer
Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a musical thriller that tells the story of Benjamin Barker, alias Sweeney Todd, who returns to London after 15 years in prison on false charges. When he learns from his former landlady, Mrs. Lovett that his wife poisoned herself after being raped by the judge who wrongly imprisoned him, he vows revenge.
Audition dates (for actors/singers/dancers): Sun May 20 2p, Mon, Tue, May 21-22 7-10p Theatre
Audition/Information dates (for musicians): Thurs Aug 28 7p rm 512
Rehearsal dates: Monday- Friday, Aug 6 - Oct 1, 2012
Performances: Oct 12 - 28, 2012

Information contact number: (916) 484-8388




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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 25-Oct 19
Fall Musical
MTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10318 
Textbook
Fall Musical: Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Composer and Lyricist: Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Nancy Silva
Orchestra Conducted by Susan Hamre
Vocal Direction by Tracy Shearer
Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a musical thriller that tells the story of Benjamin Barker, alias Sweeney Todd, who returns to London after 15 years in prison on false charges. When he learns from his former landlady, Mrs. Lovett that his wife poisoned herself after being raped by the judge who wrongly imprisoned him, he vows revenge.
Audition dates (for actors/singers/dancers): Sun May 20 2p, Mon, Tue, May 21-22 7-10p Theatre
Audition/Information dates (for musicians): Thurs Aug 28 7p rm 512
Rehearsal dates: Monday- Friday, Aug 6 - Oct 1, 2012
Performances: Oct 12 - 28, 2012

Information contact number: (916) 484-8388



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Fall Musical
MTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Shearer            ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10318 Textbook
Fall Musical: Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Composer and Lyricist: Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Nancy Silva
Orchestra Conducted by Susan Hamre
Vocal Direction by Tracy Shearer
Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a musical thriller that tells the story of Benjamin Barker, alias Sweeney Todd, who returns to London after 15 years in prison on false charges. When he learns from his former landlady, Mrs. Lovett that his wife poisoned herself after being raped by the judge who wrongly imprisoned him, he vows revenge.
Audition dates (for actors/singers/dancers): Sun May 20 2p, Mon, Tue, May 21-22 7-10p Theatre
Audition/Information dates (for musicians): Thurs Aug 28 7p rm 512
Rehearsal dates: Monday- Friday, Aug 6 - Oct 1, 2012
Performances: Oct 12 - 28, 2012

Information contact number: (916) 484-8388



See Theatre Production & Class Information at http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm
Fall Musical
MTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB K.Shearer            ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10318 Textbook
Fall Musical: Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Composer and Lyricist: Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Nancy Silva
Orchestra Conducted by Susan Hamre
Vocal Direction by Tracy Shearer
Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a musical thriller that tells the story of Benjamin Barker, alias Sweeney Todd, who returns to London after 15 years in prison on false charges. When he learns from his former landlady, Mrs. Lovett that his wife poisoned herself after being raped by the judge who wrongly imprisoned him, he vows revenge.
Audition dates (for actors/singers/dancers): Sun May 20 2p, Mon, Tue, May 21-22 7-10p Theatre
Audition/Information dates (for musicians): Thurs Aug 28 7p rm 512
Rehearsal dates: Monday- Friday, Aug 6 - Oct 1, 2012
Performances: Oct 12 - 28, 2012

Information contact number: (916) 484-8388



See Theatre Production & Class Information at http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm


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 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson            TBA TBA                 11091 
Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA


Fall Musical: Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street


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TA 494    Topics in Theatre Arts    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 162 hours LAB
Description: This course covers topics in theatre which are not included in current course offerings. It may be taken four times for credit for a maximum of 12 units.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 02-Feb 22
F         10:00AM-11:50AM LAB T.Shearer            ARC MAIN FineArts 515    19787 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Shearer             TBA TBA                 19787 Textbook
1.7 - 8.4 hours per week TBA

American College Theatre Festival
This class explores the production process of the American College Theatre Festival. The first meeting will be Friday August 31 at 10am in Room 515. After that the class will meet Fridays 10:00-11:50 am and other lab hours TBA between November 2, 2012 - Feb 22, 2013.



Su        06:00PM-07:50PM LAB T.Shearer            ARC MAIN FineArts 515    20095 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Shearer             TBA TBA                 20095 Textbook
1.7 - 8.4 hours per week TBA

American College Theatre Festival
This class explores the production process of the American College Theatre Festival. The first meeting will be Friday August 31 at 10am in Room 515. After that the class will meet Sundays 6:00 - 7:50 pm and other lab hours TBA between November 2, 2012 - Feb 22, 2013.



See Theatre Production & Class Information at http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: November 5, 2012