Spring 2014 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 18-Mar 17
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN Online          14811 
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Online class.
Online Orientation. There is no on-campus orientation for this course. Each student must complete the online orientation to Desire2Learn ( available at http://elearning.losrios.edu ) by Saturday January 18. Each student must e-mail Professor Braden at bradenk@crc.losrios.edu before Monday, January 20, 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)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN M 200           14682 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC S.Gilbert            CRC MAIN CAC 138         19294 Textbook
 

MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC C.Braden             Elk Grove EGA 210        19295 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC J.Wallace            Elk Grove EGA 205        20102 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, 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. (C-ID THTR 113)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN L 111           14867 
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TBA       TBA             LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN Online          15088 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation and e-mail Professor Fortin before Saturday, January 18 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) Flash 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 D3; IGETC Area 3A; IGETC Area 4C
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 18-May 21
M         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC R.Redmond            CRC MAIN CAC 138         15204 
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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. (C-ID THTR 151)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN CAC 230         15205 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN CAC 230         15032 Textbook
TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN CAC 230         14406 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. (C-ID THTR 152)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
F         09:00AM-12:10PM LEC G.Dartez             CRC MAIN CAC 230         15090 
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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 18-May 21
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC C.Mullen             CRC MAIN TA 406          14182 
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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 18-May 21
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC S.Decker             CRC MAIN TA 406          14888 
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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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC C.Mullen             CRC MAIN TA 406          14184 
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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: 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, Jan 18-May 21
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC R.Redmond            CRC MAIN TA 413          15091 
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MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB R.Redmond            CRC MAIN TA 413            


TA 460    Rehearsal and Performance    .5-3 Units

Course Family:
Modern Performance and Technical Production
Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Ability to perform in current production as determined by audition, or to work backstage as determined by the requirements of the production.
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. Students may enroll in this class after the close of late registration at the discretion of the instructor. (C-ID THTR 191)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Decker             CRC MAIN TA 406          14962 Textbook
Variable Unit Class. Enroll for 0.5 Unit (27 hours), 1 Unit (54 hours), or 2 Units (108 hours). MANDATORY orientation.
Orientation: Tuesday, January 21, 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.

TBA       TBA             LAB C.Mullen             CRC MAIN TA 406          14962 Textbook
Variable Unit Class. Enroll for 0.5 Unit (27 hours), 1 Unit (54 hours), or 2 Units (108 hours). MANDATORY orientation.
Orientation: Tuesday, January 21, 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.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 01-May 14
MW        01:00PM-03:35PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN T 115           20722 
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T         01:00PM-03:35PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN CAC 140         20722 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB F.Condon              TBA TBA                   
This class is 3.5 Units; 54 Hours Lec & 27 Hours Lab.


TA 495    Independent Studies in Theatre Arts    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LAB F.Condon              TBA TBA                 20796 
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1 Unit Lab.


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 18-May 21
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14711 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      14711 Textbook
 

W         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14637 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      14637 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14046 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, January 25, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in WIN 106
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          14047 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, January 23, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. in WIN 106
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          14734 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, January 25, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in WIN 106
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 08-May 21
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14045 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, February 8, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in WIN 106
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 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: August 28, 2014