Fall 2013 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. (C-ID THTR 111)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Downs              ARC MAIN FineArts 514    11619 
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 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Williams           ARC MAIN FineArts 514    10045 
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 24-Dec 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Silva              ARC MAIN Raef 160        11552 
Textbook


TA 314    History of Film: 1880's through 1950's    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 evolution of artistic and technical facets of production in features, documentary and experimental films, concentrating on films from the 1880's through 1950's. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Irvin              ARC MAIN FineArts 512    18907 
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 24-Dec 19
Th        01:30PM-04:35PM LEC R.Hellesen           ARC MAIN Raef 160        18906 
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 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Silva              ARC MAIN FineArts 514    11680 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Irvin              ARC MAIN FineArts 514    13207 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. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
Horror/Thriller
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LEC P.Downs              ARC MAIN Raef 160        12640 
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 24-Dec 19
M         04:00PM-05:05PM LEC P.Downs              ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 102  11849 
Textbook
M         05:15PM-06:05PM LAB P.Downs              ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 102    
W         04:00PM-06:05PM LAB P.Downs              ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 102    


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. (C-ID THTR 151)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC J.Stevens            Off Campus Natomas/Ik C203 18777 
Textbook
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC S.Williams           Off Campus Natomas/Ik C203 18777 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Williams           ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 102  11620 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Downs              ARC MAIN FineArts 515    10050 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Williams           ARC MAIN FineArts 515    10051 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. (C-ID THTR 152)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Silva              ARC MAIN FineArts 550    10052 
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 24-Dec 19
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC N.Silva              ARC MAIN FineArts 515    10306 
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 24-Dec 19
M         09:45AM-10:50AM LEC S.Williams           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE 11090 
Textbook
M         11:00AM-11:50AM LAB S.Williams           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE   
W         09:45AM-11:50AM LAB S.Williams           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE   


TA 375    Voice, Diction and Dialects    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
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 24-Dec 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Shearer            ARC MAIN FineArts 550    12065 
Textbook


TA 390    Directing and Play Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 351 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 and ESLL 320 with a grade of "C or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to directing and the elements of play production. It includes the process of preparing and analyzing a script for production, casting the show, blocking and rehearsing actors, and dealing with technical and promotion needs. It also includes directing scenes and preparing a prompt book.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
F         12:00PM-01:50PM LEC P.Downs              ARC MAIN FineArts 515    18908 
Textbook
F         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB P.Downs              ARC MAIN FineArts 515      


TA 420    Stagecraft    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 116 AND ENGWR 102; OR ESLR 320 AND ESLW 320; OR Placement through assessment process; AND MATH 25 OR MATH 41; AND TA 300.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 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. A portion of this course may be offered in a TBA component of 18 hours which may include scenery construction, props, and painting. (C-ID THTR 171)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC B.Burleson           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE   
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB B.Burleson           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE 11622 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE 11622 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB B.Burleson           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE 11681 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE 11681 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 in the Theatre.


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 or MATH 41, 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. A portion of this course may be offered in a TBA component of 18 hours which may include hanging, circuiting, and focusing lights. (C-ID THTR 173)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC B.Burleson           ARC MAIN Theatre THEATRE 11554 
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 in the Theatre.


TA 430    Costume Construction    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 116 AND ENGWR 102; OR ESLR 320 AND ESLW 320.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course explores the basic areas of costume construction and offers experience in constructing costumes for theatrical productions. Topics include fabrics, color, patterns, sewing techniques, costume pieces, and accessories. Period styles, costume analysis, and basic elements of costume design are also covered. Field trips may be required. (C-ID THTR 174)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC G.Russell            ARC MAIN FineArts 554    13208 
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
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 116 AND ENGWR 102; OR ESLR 320 AND ESLW 320
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 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. Field trips may be required. A portion of this course may be offered in a TBA component of hours which may include pattern making, sewing, alteration, and maintenance of costumes.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Russell            ARC MAIN FineArts 554    12089 
Textbook
TBA hours to be completed in the costume room, 554.


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 24-Dec 19
T         10:30AM-11:20AM LEC B.Burleson           ARC MAIN FineArts 519    13210 
Textbook
T         11:30AM-12:20PM LAB B.Burleson           ARC MAIN FineArts 519      
Th        10:30AM-12:20PM 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. A portion of this course may be offered in a TBA component of 27-168 hours which may include acting, singing, dancing or technical rehearsals and preparation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson            TBA TBA                 10309 
Textbook
1.6-9.5 hours per week TBA
Contact instructor for information at silvan@arc.losrios.edu

TBA       TBA             LAB P.Downs               TBA TBA                 10309 Textbook
1.6-9.5 hours per week TBA
Contact instructor for information at silvan@arc.losrios.edu

TBA       TBA             LAB G.Russell             TBA TBA                 10309 Textbook
1.6-9.5 hours per week TBA
Contact instructor for information at silvan@arc.losrios.edu

TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson            TBA TBA                 10639 Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA
Contact instructor for information at silvan@arc.losrios.edu




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TBA       TBA             LAB G.Russell             TBA TBA                 10639 Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA
Contact instructor for information at silvan@arc.losrios.edu




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TBA       TBA             LAB N.Silva               TBA TBA                 10639 Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA
Contact instructor for information at silvan@arc.losrios.edu




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TBA       TBA             LAB S.Williams            TBA TBA                 10639 Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA
Contact instructor for information at silvan@arc.losrios.edu




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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. A portion of this course may be offered in a TBA component of 27-168 hours which may include acting, singing, dancing or technical rehearsals and preparation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
One Acts
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Downs               TBA TBA                 18910 
Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA
Contact instructor for information at downsp@arc.losrios.edu



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TA 462    Rehearsal and Performance - Comedy    .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 comedic 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. A portion of this course may be offered in a TBA component of 27-168 hours which may include acting, singing, dancing or technical rehearsals and preparation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Shearer             TBA TBA                 19519 
Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 TBA hours per week


Fall Comedy: Five Women Wearing the Same Dress
By Alan Ball
Directed by Nancy Silva

Description: During an ostentatious wedding reception , five reluctant, identically clad bridesmaids hide out in an upstairs bedroom. As the afternoon wears on, these five very different women joyously discover a common bond in this wickedly funny, irreverent and touching celebration of the women's spirit.

Audition Dates: Tuesday & Wednesday Sept. 3 and 4 in Stage 2 (Room 550).
Rehearsal Dates: Oct. 1 - Nov. 21.
Performances: Nov. 22 - Dec. 8, 2013.
Information contact number: (916) 484-8338.

TBA       TBA             LAB N.Silva               TBA TBA                 19519 Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 TBA hours per week


Fall Comedy: Five Women Wearing the Same Dress
By Alan Ball
Directed by Nancy Silva

Description: During an ostentatious wedding reception , five reluctant, identically clad bridesmaids hide out in an upstairs bedroom. As the afternoon wears on, these five very different women joyously discover a common bond in this wickedly funny, irreverent and touching celebration of the women's spirit.

Audition Dates: Tuesday & Wednesday Sept. 3 and 4 in Stage 2 (Room 550).
Rehearsal Dates: Oct. 1 - Nov. 21.
Performances: Nov. 22 - Dec. 8, 2013.
Information contact number: (916) 484-8338.

TBA       TBA             LAB G.Russell             TBA TBA                 19519 Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 TBA hours per week


Fall Comedy: Five Women Wearing the Same Dress
By Alan Ball
Directed by Nancy Silva

Description: During an ostentatious wedding reception , five reluctant, identically clad bridesmaids hide out in an upstairs bedroom. As the afternoon wears on, these five very different women joyously discover a common bond in this wickedly funny, irreverent and touching celebration of the women's spirit.

Audition Dates: Tuesday & Wednesday Sept. 3 and 4 in Stage 2 (Room 550).
Rehearsal Dates: Oct. 1 - Nov. 21.
Performances: Nov. 22 - Dec. 8, 2013.
Information contact number: (916) 484-8338.


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. A portion of this course may be offered in a TBA component of 27-168 hours which may include acting, singing, dancing or technical rehearsals and preparation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
Fall Musical
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Shearer             TBA TBA                 13212 
Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA


Fall Musical: Hairspray

Music by Marc Shaiman Lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
Book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan
Directed by Sam WIlliams
Orchestra Conducted by Susan Hamre
Vocal Direction by Tracy Shearer

Description: HAIRSPRAY, winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical piled bouffant high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs. It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire -- to dance on the popular Corny Collins show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to win the affections of hearthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network, all without denting her 'do!
Audition dates (for actors/singers/dancers): Sun June 23 at 2pm; Tue, Wed June 25, 26 at 7-10p Theatre
Audition/Information dates (for musicians): Tues Aug 27 7p rm 512
Rehearsals: Monday- Friday, Aug - Oct, 2013
Performances: Oct 11 - 78, 2013

Information contact number: (916) 484-8542




See Theatre Production & Class Information at http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm
Fall Musical
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Williams            TBA TBA                 13212 Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA


Fall Musical: Hairspray

Music by Marc Shaiman Lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
Book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan
Directed by Sam WIlliams
Orchestra Conducted by Susan Hamre
Vocal Direction by Tracy Shearer

Description: HAIRSPRAY, winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical piled bouffant high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs. It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire -- to dance on the popular Corny Collins show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to win the affections of hearthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network, all without denting her 'do!
Audition dates (for actors/singers/dancers): Sun June 23 at 2pm; Tue, Wed June 25, 26 at 7-10p Theatre
Audition/Information dates (for musicians): Tues Aug 27 7p rm 512
Rehearsals: Monday- Friday, Aug - Oct, 2013
Performances: Oct 11 - 78, 2013

Information contact number: (916) 484-8542




See Theatre Production & Class Information at http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm
Fall Musical
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Russell             TBA TBA                 13212 Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA


Fall Musical: Hairspray

Music by Marc Shaiman Lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
Book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan
Directed by Sam WIlliams
Orchestra Conducted by Susan Hamre
Vocal Direction by Tracy Shearer

Description: HAIRSPRAY, winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical piled bouffant high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs. It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire -- to dance on the popular Corny Collins show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to win the affections of hearthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network, all without denting her 'do!
Audition dates (for actors/singers/dancers): Sun June 23 at 2pm; Tue, Wed June 25, 26 at 7-10p Theatre
Audition/Information dates (for musicians): Tues Aug 27 7p rm 512
Rehearsals: Monday- Friday, Aug - Oct, 2013
Performances: Oct 11 - 78, 2013

Information contact number: (916) 484-8542




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


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. A portion of this course may be offered in a TBA component of 27-168 hours which may include acting, singing, dancing or technical rehearsals and preparation. It is not open to students who are taking MUP 370 for the same production.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
Fall Musical
MTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10308 
Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA


Fall Musical: Hairspray

Music by Marc Shaiman Lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
Book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan
Directed by Sam WIlliams
Orchestra Conducted by Susan Hamre
Vocal Direction by Tracy Shearer

Description: HAIRSPRAY, winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical piled bouffant high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs. It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire -- to dance on the popular Corny Collins show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to win the affections of hearthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network, all without denting her 'do!
Audition dates (for actors/singers/dancers): Sun June 23 at 2pm; Tue, Wed June 25, 26 at 7-10p Theatre
Audition/Information dates (for musicians): Tues Aug 27 7p rm 512
Rehearsals: Monday- Friday, Aug - Oct, 2013
Performances: Oct 11 - 78, 2013

Information contact number: (916) 484-8542



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    10308 Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA


Fall Musical: Hairspray

Music by Marc Shaiman Lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
Book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan
Directed by Sam WIlliams
Orchestra Conducted by Susan Hamre
Vocal Direction by Tracy Shearer

Description: HAIRSPRAY, winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical piled bouffant high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs. It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire -- to dance on the popular Corny Collins show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to win the affections of hearthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network, all without denting her 'do!
Audition dates (for actors/singers/dancers): Sun June 23 at 2pm; Tue, Wed June 25, 26 at 7-10p Theatre
Audition/Information dates (for musicians): Tues Aug 27 7p rm 512
Rehearsals: Monday- Friday, Aug - Oct, 2013
Performances: Oct 11 - 78, 2013

Information contact number: (916) 484-8542



See Theatre Production & Class Information at http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm
Fall Musical
MTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Shearer            ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10308 Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA


Fall Musical: Hairspray

Music by Marc Shaiman Lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
Book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan
Directed by Sam WIlliams
Orchestra Conducted by Susan Hamre
Vocal Direction by Tracy Shearer

Description: HAIRSPRAY, winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical piled bouffant high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs. It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire -- to dance on the popular Corny Collins show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to win the affections of hearthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network, all without denting her 'do!
Audition dates (for actors/singers/dancers): Sun June 23 at 2pm; Tue, Wed June 25, 26 at 7-10p Theatre
Audition/Information dates (for musicians): Tues Aug 27 7p rm 512
Rehearsals: Monday- Friday, Aug - Oct, 2013
Performances: Oct 11 - 78, 2013

Information contact number: (916) 484-8542



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. A portion of this course may be offered in a TBA component of 27-168 hours which may include acting, singing, dancing or technical rehearsals and preparation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson            TBA TBA                 11038 
Textbook
1.6 - 9.5 hours per week TBA


Fall Musical: TBA>

Contact instructor for information at burlesk@arc.losrios.edu



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


TA 495    Independent Studies in Theatre Arts    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Downs               TBA TBA                 20391 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Burleson            TBA TBA                 20208 Textbook

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 17, 2013