Spring 2012 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: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN Online          15422 
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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, January 17, in order to remain in the course.
Professor Braden's e-mail for this class is ta300@cosumnes.net
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) Real Media player (latest version)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN M 200           15217 Textbook
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN CAC 138         20060 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC C.Braden             Elk Grove COHS L2        19729 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Learning Center located at Cosumnes Oaks High School, 9850 Lotz Parkway, Elk Grove CA 95757.


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: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN CAC 138         15562 
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TA 303    History and Theory of the Theatre II    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 theater from the 17th Century through modern times. This history and development of theater and drama are studied in relationship to cultural, political and social conditions of the time. Plays are read or viewed for analysis of structure, plot, character and historical relevance. This course is recommended for students planning to major in Theater, Humanities, English, or Communication.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN Online          15671 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Students are required to complete the online orientation during the first week of this 2nd 8-week session class. You must complete this mandatory online orientation and e-mail Professor Fortin before Tuesday, March 13 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
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) Real Media player (current version).


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, Jan 14-May 16
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN M 201           19893 
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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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN TA 412          14851 
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TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN TA 412          20061 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN TA 412          20582 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, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN TA 412          19535 
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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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN CAC 138         20583 
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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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC S.Gilbert            CRC MAIN TA 406          14556 
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MW        10:00AM-11:20AM 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, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       12:00PM-12:50PM LEC C.Mullen             CRC MAIN TA 406          15643 
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TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM 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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC S.Gilbert            CRC MAIN TA 406          14558 
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MW        10:00AM-11:20AM 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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        04:00PM-04:50PM LEC L.DeLappe            CRC MAIN TA 413          15448 
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MW        05:00PM-06:20PM LAB L.DeLappe            CRC MAIN TA 413            


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, Jan 14-Mar 12
MW        12:30PM-03:40PM LAB G.Alvarado           CRC MAIN A 605           19536 
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1.0 Unit, 54 hours Lab

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 14-Apr 30
MTWTh     03:00PM-05:05PM LAB C.Fortin             CRC MAIN TA 404          19895 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Fortin              TBA TBA                 19895 Textbook
Variable Unit Class. Enroll for 1 Unit (54 hours), 2 Units (108 hours) or 3 Units (162 hours). Attendance will be taken.
Note: 36 TBA hours for 3.0 Units will be activities scheduled around rehearsal and performances. Contact Professor Fortin at fortinc@crc.losrios.edu for more information.


TA 476    Fundamentals of Repertory Production    .5-6 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 162 hours LAB
Description: This repertory production workshop provides for participation in a CRC theatre department theatrical production. This course includes lectures regarding essential theatre production procedures and labs encompassing work in all areas of theatre including acting, stage management, house management, theatre publicity, box office, scenery, lighting, costume, and sound and light board operation. This course culminates in performances at the end of the session. Fulfillment of this course in lab as an actor requires being cast through the audition process. The course may be repeated for a total of 12 units.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 18-Apr 11
MW        06:00PM-06:40PM LEC G.Dartez             CRC MAIN TA 412          20601 
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MW        06:40PM-08:55PM LAB G.Dartez             CRC MAIN TA 412            
2.00 Units. 18 hours Lecture and 54 hours Lab
12 Week class.


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, Jan 14-May 16
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          15263 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 15263 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14398 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, January 21, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. T-113A
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             CRC MAIN Online          14399 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 20, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
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

W         12:00PM-12:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN P 132           15287 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 15287 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          15150 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 20, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
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, Feb 11-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14397 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, February 11, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. T-113A
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

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: March 16, 2012