Fall 2011 Class Schedule (CRC)



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TA 300    Introduction to the Theatre    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This class surveys the literary, cultural and historical aspect of theatre arts. It is an audience oriented, non-performance theatre arts course open to all students. Students will be required to see live theatrical productions as a part of this course. Students will have to purchase tickets to the plays and find their own transportation to the productions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN M 200           18050 
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TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN M 201           29379 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC G.Alvarado           Elk Grove COHS L2        29226 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Learning Center located at Cosumnes Oaks High School, 9850 Lotz Parkway, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TBA       TBA             LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN Online          20352 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. There is no on-campus orientation for this course. Before the semester begins, logon to Professor Braden's faculty Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/bradenc for the online orientation and specific information about the course. Each student must complete the online orientation and e-mail Professor Braden before Tuesday, August 23, in order to remain in the class.
Professor Braden's e-mail for this class is ta300@cosumnes.net
NOTE: To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A; otherwise, you MUST have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) DSL, Cable modem or faster connection to the Internet, (2) e-mail account, (3) Microsoft Word software, (4) Adobe Acrobat Reader, (5) Real Media player (latest version)


TA 302    History and Theory of the Theatre I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the 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 survey of the history of theatre from the Greeks through the 17th Century. The history and development of theatre and drama are studied in relationship to cultural, political and social conditions of the time. Plays are read for analysis of structure, plot, character and historical relevance. This course is recommended for students planning to major in Theatre, Humanities, English or Communication.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN Online          19540 
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Online class.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of the 8-week session. You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation and e-mail Professor Fortin before Monday, October 17 of the first week of class at fortinc@crc.losrios.edu to remain in the class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class at http://elearning.losrios.edu and choose the Desire2Learn link.
NOTE: To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A; otherwise, you MUST have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) DSL, Cable modem or faster connection to the Internet, (2) e-mail account, (3) Microsoft Word software, (4) Adobe Acrobat Reader, (5) Real Media player (current version).

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN CAC 138         20842 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC L.DeLappe            CRC MAIN CAC 138         20842 Textbook


TA 322    An American Musical: Stage and Film    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course studies the transition of the Musical from its earliest incarnation to the latest Broadway and box office hits. This class will examine both production films (movies made of stage productions) and feature films to examine how the theatrical techniques of the Musical have been translated to the media of film.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN M 201           28892 
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TA 350    Theory and Techniques of Acting I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the theories and techniques used in the preparation of a role for the stage. American realistic scenes and monologues are staged and performed in the classroom. The emphasis will be placed on broadening the understanding of the acting process. This class may be taken twice for credit. Returning students will explore alternate theories of acting or further their understanding of a particular approach to acting and will develop more advanced skills in the various techniques of acting.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN TA 412          19546 
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MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC G.Alvarado           CRC MAIN TA 412          19546 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN TA 412          20324 Textbook


TA 351    Theory and Techniques of Acting II    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 350 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 300
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course follows TA 350 and continues the exploration of the theories and techniques used in the preparation of a role for the stage. A variety of scenes and monologues are staged and performed in the classroom. An emphasis will be placed on deepening the understanding of the acting process. The student actor is encouraged to explore and expand the range and flexibility of their individual acting process. Student actors are required to participate in a student "showcase" performance at the end of each semester. Returning students will explore alternate theories of acting or further their understanding of a particular approach to acting and will develop more advanced skills in the various techniques of acting. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN TA 412          19548 
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MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC G.Alvarado           CRC MAIN TA 412          19548 Textbook


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 give students opportunities in discovering and solving 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, period style, and dance. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
F         09:00AM-09:50AM LEC G.Dartez             CRC MAIN L 111           28895 
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F         10:00AM-01:35PM LAB G.Dartez             CRC MAIN L 111             


TA 395    Playwriting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course includes the writing, reading, performance, critique and continuous revision of original work. Students will write continually throughout the semester, and their work will be read, performed, and discussed in class. Students will complete a full-length play by the end of the semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN CAC 138         28894 
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TA 420    Stagecraft    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basic materials used in the construction of scenery and properties. Also included are construction and painting techniques; kinds of scenery and backstage organization are explored through a combination of lecture and practical experience gained by working on department productions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:00AM-10:50AM LEC S.Gilbert            CRC MAIN TA 406          18702 
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MW        11:00AM-11:50AM LAB S.Gilbert            CRC MAIN TA 406            
F         11:00AM-12:15PM LAB S.Gilbert            CRC MAIN TA 406            


TA 422    Stage Lighting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: An introduction to basic concepts of stage lighting, including planning, rigging and operations of lighting systems; optics, equipment, electricity, control and color; basic lighting design.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       11:00AM-11:50AM LEC C.Mullen             CRC MAIN TA 406          28897 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB C.Mullen             CRC MAIN TA 406            


TA 424    Advanced Technical Theatre    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 420 and 422.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Advanced study dealing with technical theatre production techniques and design in the areas of scenery, props, lighting, sound, scenic painting, rigging, costumes or stage management and costumes, through individual projects and participation in major productions. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:00AM-10:50AM LEC S.Gilbert            CRC MAIN TA 406          18706 
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MW        11:00AM-11:50AM LAB S.Gilbert            CRC MAIN TA 406            
F         11:00AM-12:15PM LAB S.Gilbert            CRC MAIN TA 406            


TA 430    Costume Construction    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: In addition to constructing costumes for the Theatre Arts productions, students will learn techniques of pattern drafting and sewing for stage use. Basic elements of color, design, and if applicable, period styles will be explored. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       05:00PM-05:50PM LEC L.DeLappe            CRC MAIN TA 413          20630 
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TTh       06:00PM-06:50PM LAB L.DeLappe            CRC MAIN TA 413            
TBA       TBA             LAB L.DeLappe             TBA TBA                   
To receive credit for this class, students must attend 16 hours of activities scheduled around Theatre Arts rehearsal and performance productions. This will include measuring for costumes, fittings, and costume repairs. Meeting times are TBA. Attendance will be taken.


TA 460    Rehearsal and Performance    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: Ability to perform in current production as determined by audition, or to work backstage as determined by the requirements of the production.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course is a workshop experience for students in theatre. All students performing or working backstage in productions may enroll in this class for one-half to three units at the discretion of the instructor. The course may be repeated for a maximum of twelve units. Students may enroll in this class after the close of late registration at the discretion of the instructor.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
MW        12:30PM-03:40PM LAB G.Dartez             CRC MAIN CAC 138         28778 
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This is a 1.0 Unit class. 54 Lab hours.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        07:00PM-09:20PM LAB F.Condon             CRC MAIN CAC 138         20212 Textbook
This is a 1.67 Unit class. 90 Lab hours.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 22-Nov 13
MTWTh     03:50PM-05:55PM LAB C.Fortin             CRC MAIN TA 412          20214 Textbook
MTWTh     03:50PM-05:55PM LAB G.Dartez             CRC MAIN TA 412          20214 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Fortin              TBA TBA                 20214 Textbook
Variable Unit Class. Enroll for 1, 2 or 3 Units. Attendance will be taken. Mandatory Orientation will take place during the first class on Monday, August 22, 3:00 p.m. in TA-412.
Note: 54 hours of the TBA time are the actual eleven performances: Oct 28, Oct 29, Oct 30, Nov 2, Nov 3, Nov 4, Nov 5, Nov 6, and Nov 10, Nov 12, and Nov 13. Contact Professor Fortin at fortinc@crc.losrios.edu for more information.


TA 498    Work Experience in Theatre Arts    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 their current job. Course content will include 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. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 18 hour 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 course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          18364 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18364 Textbook
 

W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 160          19416 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 19416 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18366 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 26, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-115
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18370 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 26, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-115
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 17-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18368 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 17, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. T-115
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 20456 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 17, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. T-115
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 19, 2011