Summer 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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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: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
MW        09:00AM-12:10PM LEC N.Silva              ARC MAIN Raef 160        11158 
Textbook
TTh       06:30PM-09:40PM LEC P.Downs              ARC MAIN Raef 160        10530 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: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
MW        01:15PM-04:25PM LEC N.Silva              ARC MAIN Raef 160        14767 
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: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
MW        06:30PM-09:40PM LEC P.Downs              ARC MAIN FineArts 514    11310 
Textbook


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: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
MW        01:15PM-04:25PM LEC T.Shearer            ARC MAIN FineArts 515    11038 
Textbook
TTh       01:15PM-04:25PM LEC T.Shearer            ARC MAIN FineArts 515    10600 Textbook


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: Other Term, Jun 06-Aug 05
Summer Musicals
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson            TBA TBA                 10222 
Textbook
Summer Musical: Annie

Summer Musicals
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Shearer             TBA TBA                 10222 Textbook
Summer Musical: Annie

Summer Musicals
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson            TBA TBA                 11212 Textbook
Summer Musical: Annie


Summer Musicals
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Shearer             TBA TBA                 11212 Textbook
Summer Musical: Annie

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 27-Aug 21
Sacramento Music Circus Intern
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Hunter              TBA TBA                 10220 Textbook
Units:2
Sacramento Music Circus Internship Program

Description: This program is an opportunity for aspiring theatre students to gain practical backstage experience in a professional musical theatre setting. These are non-paid positions with six units of college credit available with combined enrollment in TA 460 and TA 498. The program runs from June 27-August, 21, 2011. Morning, afternoon and evening hours. Monday through Sunday. Admission is by application and interview.
To apply: Applications are available at the Admissions Office, the Fine and Applied Arts Division Office, by going online to www.calmt.com, or by writing or calling Music Circus Internship Program, Theatre Department, American River College, 4700 College Oak Drive, Sacramento, CA 95841; (916) 446-5880 ext. 173. Openings are limited, and applications are due April 26, 2011.


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TA 464    Rehearsal and Performance - Children's Show    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition / Interview
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a workshop training experience in the preparation and performance of children's 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 children's productions for a maximum of 12 units.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
Summer Touring Children's Show
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Russell             TBA TBA                 10226 
Textbook
Summer Touring Children's Show: Stuart Little

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Summer Touring Children's Show
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson            TBA TBA                 10226 Textbook
Summer Touring Children's Show: Stuart Little

See Theatre Production & Class Information at http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm
Summer Touring Children's Show
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Shearer             TBA TBA                 10226 Textbook
Summer Touring Children's Show: Stuart Little

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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: Other Term, Jun 06-Aug 05
Summer Musical
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Russell             TBA TBA                 10224 
Textbook
Summer Musical: Annie

See Theatre Production & Class Information at http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm
Summer Musical
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Smith               TBA TBA                 10224 Textbook
Summer Musical: Annie

See Theatre Production & Class Information at http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm
Summer Musical
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson            TBA TBA                 10224 Textbook
Summer Musical: Annie

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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: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson            TBA TBA                 10480 
Textbook

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TA 472    Rehearsal and Performance III    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 470 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Audition / Interview
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course provides advanced level workshop training in the preparation and performance of dramatic theatre productions. Actors, directors, and stage managers explore advanced techniques of play production through practical rehearsal and performance opportunities. Technicians and designers develop advanced design and technical elements of a production through practical opportunities 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: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Burleson            TBA TBA                 10860 
Textbook

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TA 475    Fundamentals of Repertory Production    .5-6 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition/Interview
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 216 hours LAB
Description: This workshop explores the challenges involved in repertory theatre through participation in repertory productions in areas of theatre including acting, singing, dancing, crewing, stage management, scenery, lighting, costumes, makeup and promotions. It culminates in performances at the end of the session. Field trips may be required. This course may be taken four times for credit on different productions up to a maximum of 12 units.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
Summer Touring Children's Show
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Shearer             TBA TBA                 10242 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Shearer             TBA TBA                   
This class meets in room 550

Summer Touring Children's Show: Stuart Little

Join us this summer for a delightful play performed by college students for young audiences. It will be a flight of fancy including audience participation, and the opportunity for little ones to meet their favorite characters. The production will tour parks, schools, and day-care centers in the area throughout July, and perform Saturday matinees in the Fair Oaks Park Club House, July 2 - 23. Produced in co-operation with the Fair Oaks Theatre Festival and the Fair Oaks Recreation and Parks District.


Performance Dates: July 3 - 24, 2011

Summer Musical
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Irvin               TBA TBA                 10246 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Irvin               TBA TBA                   
Summer Musical: Annie
Book by Thomas Meehan
Music by Charles Strouse Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Directed by Bob Irvin

Spunky Annie brings joy to her fellow orphanage mates, thwarts Miss Hannigan's evil shenanigans, and with her dog Sandy, delights billionaire Oliver Warbucks and FDR. Produced in co-operation with the Fair Oaks Theatre Festival and the Fair Oaks Recreation and Parks District.

Audition Dates: April 25 and 26, 7-10pm in the Amphitheatre at the Fair Oaks Park in the Old Fair Oaks Village
Rehearsal Dates: May 4 - June 16, 2011
Performance Dates: June 17 - July 24, 2011


TA 477    Repertory Production - II    .5-6 Units

Prerequisite: TA 475 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Audition / Interview
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 216 hours LAB
Description: This workshop explores the challenges involved in repertory theatre through participation at the intermediate level in repertory productions in areas of theatre including acting, singing, dancing, crewing, stage management, scenery, lighting, costumes, makeup and promotions. It culminates in performances at the end of the session. Field trips may be required. This course may be taken four times for credit on different productions up to a maximum of 12 units.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Irvin               TBA TBA                 10478 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Irvin               TBA TBA                   

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


TA 478    Repertory Production - III    .5-6 Units

Prerequisite: TA 477 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Audition / Interview
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 216 hours LAB
Description: This workshop explores the challenges involved in repertory theatre through participation at the advanced level in repertory productions in areas of theatre including acting, singing, dancing, crewing, stage management, scenery, lighting, costumes, makeup and promotions. It culminates in performances at the end of the session. Field trips may be required. This course may be taken four times for credit on different productions up to a maximum of 12 units.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Irvin               TBA TBA                 10862 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Irvin               TBA TBA                   

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


TA 498    Work Experience in Theatre Arts    1-4 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 III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to theatre arts. Students are advised to consult with the Theatre Arts Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of theatre arts. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to attend a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The weekly orientation is required for first time participants, returning participants are not required to attend the orientation but are required to meet with the instructor as needed to complete all program forms and assignments. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 27-Aug 17
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Hunter              TBA TBA                 10256 
Textbook

Summer 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: June 28, 2011