Fall 2018 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 course focuses on the relationship of theatre to various cultures throughout history, and on the contributions of significant individual artists. This course introduces students to elements of the production process including playwriting, acting, directing, design, and criticism. Students will also survey different periods, styles and genres of theatre through play reading, discussion, films and viewing and critiquing live theatre, including required attendance of theatre productions. It is an audience-oriented, non-performance theatre arts course open to all students. (C-ID THTR 111)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

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Online class. Online Orientation. There is no on-campus orientation for this course. Each student must complete the online orientation for TA 300. This course specific orientation be found by logging TA 300 on CANVAS (available at
http://canvas.losrios.edu) by Saturday August 25th, 2018. In addition to completing the class orientation, each student must e-mail Professor Fortin a properly formatted email with the orientation assignment attached at fortinc@crc.losrios.edu by 11:59pm on Monday, August 27th, 2018, in order to remain in the course.


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) DSL, Cable modem or faster connection to the Internet, (2) e-mail account, (3) Microsoft Word software, (4) Adobe Acrobat Reader, (5) Flash Media player (latest version)

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Online class. Online Orientation. There is no on-campus orientation for this course. Each student must complete the online orientation for TA 300. This course specific orientation be found by logging TA 300 on CANVAS (available at http://canvas.losrios.edu) by Saturday August 25th, 2018. In addition to completing the class orientation, each student must e-mail Professor Fortin a properly formatted email with the orientation assignment attached at fortinc@crc.losrios.edu by 11:59pm on Monday, August 27th, 2018, in order to remain in the course.


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) DSL, Cable modem or faster connection to the Internet, (2) e-mail account, (3) Microsoft Word software, (4) Adobe Acrobat Reader, (5) Flash Media player (latest version)


TA 305    Script Analysis    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will explore an in-depth methodology of reading, analyzing, and understanding play scripts in a variety of genres and styles intended for live theatrical production. Students will investigate techniques used to determine the playwright's methods of creating the plot, themes, characters, and imagery within theatrical scripts and how theatre scripts are distinct from other forms of literature. (C-ID THTR 114)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECG.DartezCRC MAIN L 11119242Textbook

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. (C-ID THTR 151)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 18-Dec 14

MW12:00PM-03:10PMLECS.GilbertCRC MAIN CAC 23014827Textbook

TA 404    Techniques of Puppetry    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course explores puppetry as a dramatic medium. It covers the history and development of puppetry; puppet design and creation; puppet manipulation and improvisation; and puppet play production techniques and applications.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh06:00PM-06:50PMLECTBACRC MAIN TA 41219244Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABTBACRC MAIN TA 412

TA 420    Stagecraft    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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. Includes basic concepts of design, painting techniques, set construction, set movement, prop construction, backstage organization, and career possibilities. Also included in this class is an introduction to theatrical construction and painting techniques; types of theatrical scenery and backstage organization. These topics are explored through a combination of lecture and practical experience gained by working on department productions. (C-ID THTR 171)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECM.FlynnCRC MAIN TA 40614277Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABM.FlynnCRC MAIN TA 406

TA 422    Stage Lighting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is 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. (C-ID THTR 173)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW12:00PM-12:50PMLECC.BabkaCRC MAIN TA 40615136Textbook
MW01:00PM-02:20PMLABC.BabkaCRC MAIN TA 406

TA 424    Advanced Technical Theatre    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 420 and 422 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will explore advanced technical theatre production techniques and design in the areas of scenery, props, lighting, sound, scenic painting, rigging or stage management, costumes through individual projects and participation in major productions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECM.FlynnCRC MAIN TA 40614279Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABM.FlynnCRC MAIN TA 406

TA 430    Costume Construction    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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. This course offers experience in constructing costumes for theatrical productions. Through the construction of costumes for the Theatre Arts productions students will learn techniques of pattern drafting and sewing for stage use. (C-ID THTR 174)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW07:00PM-07:50PMLECTBACRC MAIN TA 41215554Textbook
MW08:00PM-09:20PMLABTBACRC MAIN TA 412

TA 498    Work Experience in Theatre Arts    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Theatre Arts.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. 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 participate in 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. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

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Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. Login to the eLearning web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu.

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Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 30th, 4:00 p.m.-6:15 p.m. WIN-106. Login to the eLearning web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu.

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Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Tuesday, September 4th, 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM WIN-106. Login to the eLearning web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu.

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Online class. Enrollment Notice: This course is designated for students who have already successfully completed a Work Experience course with a C or better in a previous semester at CRC. Attendance is required at the on campus orientation: Friday, August 31st from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in WIN 106. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 24-Dec 20

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Online class. Required attendance at the on campus orientation: Monday, September 24th, 7:00 PM - 9:15 PM WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 24-Dec 20

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Online class. Required attendance at the on campus orientation: Wednesday, October 24th, 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM in WIN-106.
Login to the eLearning web site at https://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: August 17, 2018