Spring 2013 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. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the fee waived.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN Online          14951 
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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 22, 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 19-May 22
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN M 200           14791 Textbook


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 19-May 22
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN L 111           15038 
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TBA       TBA             LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN Online          18957 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation and e-mail Professor Fortin before Saturday, January 19th 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.
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 306    Diversity in American Drama (1960 to Present)    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C1; CSU Area D2; IGETC Area 3A; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This multicultural course surveys the theatrical expression of Native-American, African-American, Chicana/Chicano, and Asian-American theatre from 1960 to the present, including the social, political, cultural, and economic climate in which the theatre was created.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN CAC 138         19830 
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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 19-May 22
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN M 200           18958 
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TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN CAC 138         15288 Textbook


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 19-May 22
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN TA 412          14471 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN TA 412          15308 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN TA 412          19831 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: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18
MW        12:00PM-03:10PM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN TA 412          18959 
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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 19-May 22
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN CAC 138         15335 
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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 19-May 22
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC C.Mullen             CRC MAIN TA 406          14223 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB C.Mullen             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 19-May 22
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC S.Decker             CRC MAIN TA 406          15073 
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TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB S.Decker             CRC 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. May be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC C.Mullen             CRC MAIN TA 406          14225 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB C.Mullen             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 19-May 22
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC L.DeLappe            CRC MAIN TA 413          18960 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB L.DeLappe            CRC MAIN TA 413            


TA 460    Rehearsal and Performance    .5-3 Units

Course Family:
Modern Performance and Technical Production
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 19-Mar 18
TTh       11:30AM-02:40PM LAB G.Dartez             CRC MAIN TA 412          15186 Textbook
Not a Variable Unit Class. Enroll for 1.0 Unit only. Brown Bag Performance dates are TBA.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 22-Apr 22
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Gilbert             TBA TBA                 19456 Textbook
Variable Unit Class. Enroll for .50 Unit (27 hours), 1 Unit (54 hours), 2 Units (108 hours) or 3 Units (162 hours). MANDATORY orientation.
Orientation: Tuesday, January 22, 5:00 p.m. in TA 412.
Performances dates are TBA.
To receive credit for this class, students must attend activities scheduled around rehearsals, technical rehearsals and performances. Attendance will be taken. 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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16
MW        12:00PM-03:20PM LAB C.Fortin             CRC MAIN TA 412          19442 
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TTh       12:00PM-02:50PM LAB C.Fortin             CRC MAIN TA 412          19442 Textbook
This class meets on MW 12:00 p.m. -3:20 p.m. and TTh 12:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m.

Variable Unit Class. Enroll for .50 Unit (27 hours), 1 Unit (54 hours) or 2 Units (108 hours). Performance dates TBA.
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, Jan 19-May 22
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          14827 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 14827 Textbook
 

W         12:00PM-12:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN P 132           14736 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 14736 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14073 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Friday, January 25, 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

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14074 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, January 26, 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          14851 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, January 26, 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

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 09-May 22
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14072 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, February 9, 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 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: June 20, 2013