Fall 2012 Class Schedule (FLC)



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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 art survey 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1062        15504 
Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Harris             Off Campus RCC 11        19684 Textbook


TA 310    Introduction to Film    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the artistic, business, and social elements of modern cinema. It examines components of movie making, such as acting, directing, cinematography, writing and editing. Film making techniques are analyzed, along with the impact of motion pictures and the movie business.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC P.Mohrmann           FLC MAIN PAC 1062        15923 
Textbook


TA 340    Beginning Acting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: TA 300
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to stage performance. Included is a classroom investigation of performance through the use of theatre games, movement, voice, sensory awareness, and improvisation. Students will practice basic acting theory through scene study. The course is designed for students new to acting wishing to explore self-expression through performance, and for those more experienced students wishing to begin the degree sequence.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        02:00PM-02:50PM LEC D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170        15924 
Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170          


TA 420    Stagecraft    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Students should be able to climb a ladder and lift a minimum of 30 pounds.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course will serve as an introduction to technical theatre specifically related to stage-craft and the elements of scenic construction, construction tools, types of theatres, and theatre safety. Practical experience is gained by working on department productions. Stagecraft work often requires moving semi-heavy objects, tools, and ladders, and the carrying of scenic elements or lighting instruments up to a height.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1062        16004 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-04:05PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          


TA 422    Stage Lighting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Students should be able to climb a ladder and lift a minimum of 30 pounds.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of lighting the stage, motion pictures, and television. The course covers the planning of lighting from the basics of electricity, equipment and control, to the design elements of color, space, scenery, and movement to produce a lighting design. Stage lighting work often requires moving semi-heavy objects, tools, and ladders, and carrying lighting equipment up to a height.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1062        19338 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-04:05PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1170          


TA 424    Advanced Technical Theatre    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 420, 422, and 423 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: Students should be able to climb a ladder and lift a minimum of 30 pounds.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course will explore advanced technical theatre and production techniques in the areas of scenery, properties, lighting, sound, scenic painting, rigging, and stage management. Practical experience is gained by working on productions for the Department of Theatre and Cinema Arts, Department of Music, Dance program, and/or the guest speaker series. Technical theatre often requires moving semi-heavy objects, tools, and ladders, and carrying scenic elements or lighting instruments up to a height

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1062        19336 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-04:05PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          


TA 461    Rehearsal and Performance - Drama    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition or Interview
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a workshop-style training experience in the preparation and performance of a dramatic theatre production. Prospective student actors audition for roles in the production. Prospective student designers, technicians, artisans, managers, and administrators interview for positions on the design team and production staff. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170        16043 
Textbook

This three unit class is for prospective actors and requires an audition prior to enrollment. Please contact the instructor. This class will rehearse and perform William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. The Falcon's Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College will explore the themes still relevant to youth and families today by taking a modern and audacious approach to the classic tale of two feuding families. Finding love in a dangerous time, Juliet and Romeo must hide from the blind anger and ignorance of the adult world surrounding them. Powerful issues facing young adults eventually overwhelm the star-crossed lovers in this timeless romantic tragedy.


Audition Dates: September 4, 2012, 6:30 pm, PAC-1170 Drama Lab. Call 916-608-6800 for more information.

Rehearsal Dates: September 17 through November 1, 2012.

Performance Dates: November 2 through November 18, 2012.

This class has 13 hours TBA per week.

TBA       TBA             LAB D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170        16044 Textbook

This one unit class is for prospective actors and requires an audition prior to enrollment. Please contact the instructor. This class will rehearse and perform William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. The Falcon's Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College will explore the themes still relevant to youth and families today by taking a modern and audacious approach to the classic tale of two feuding families. Finding love in a dangerous time, Juliet and Romeo must hide from the blind anger and ignorance of the adult world surrounding them. Powerful issues facing young adults eventually overwhelm the star-crossed lovers in this timeless romantic tragedy.


Audition Dates: September 4, 2012, 6:30 pm, PAC-1170 Drama Lab. Call 916-608-6800 for more information.

Rehearsal Dates: September 17 through November 1, 2012.

Performance Dates: November 2 through November 18, 2012.

This class has 4.4 hours TBA per week.

TBA       TBA             LAB D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170        16045 Textbook

This half unit class is for prospective actors and requires an audition prior to enrollment. Please contact the instructor. This class will rehearse and perform William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. The Falcon's Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College will explore the themes still relevant to youth and families today by taking a modern and audacious approach to the classic tale of two feuding families. Finding love in a dangerous time, Juliet and Romeo must hide from the blind anger and ignorance of the adult world surrounding them. Powerful issues facing young adults eventually overwhelm the star-crossed lovers in this timeless romantic tragedy.


Audition Dates: September 4, 2012, 6:30 pm, PAC-1170 Drama Lab. Call 916-608-6800 for more information.

Rehearsal Dates: September 17 through November 1, 2012.

Performance Dates: November 2 through November 18, 2012.

This class has 2.2 hour TBA per week.

TBA       TBA             LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1170        19340 Textbook

This three unit class is for prospective designers, managers, and technicians and requires an interview prior to enrollment. Please contact the instructor. This class will rehearse and perform William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. The Falcon's Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College will explore the themes still relevant to youth and families today by taking a modern and audacious approach to the classic tale of two feuding families. Finding love in a dangerous time, Juliet and Romeo must hide from the blind anger and ignorance of the adult world surrounding them. Powerful issues facing young adults eventually overwhelm the star-crossed lovers in this timeless romantic tragedy.


Audition Dates: September 4, 2012, 6:30 pm, PAC-1170 Drama Lab. Call 916-608-6800 for more information.

Rehearsal Dates: September 17 through November 1, 2012.

Performance Dates: November 2 through November 18, 2012.

This class has 13 hours TBA per week.

TBA       TBA             LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1170        19341 Textbook

This one unit class is for prospective designers, managers, and technicians and requires an interview prior to enrollment. Please contact the instructor. This class will rehearse and perform William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. The Falcon's Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College will explore the themes still relevant to youth and families today by taking a modern and audacious approach to the classic tale of two feuding families. Finding love in a dangerous time, Juliet and Romeo must hide from the blind anger and ignorance of the adult world surrounding them. Powerful issues facing young adults eventually overwhelm the star-crossed lovers in this timeless romantic tragedy.


Audition Dates: September 4, 2012, 6:30 pm, PAC-1170 Drama Lab. Call 916-608-6800 for more information.

Rehearsal Dates: September 17 through November 1, 2012.

Performance Dates: November 2 through November 18, 2012.

This class has 4.4 hours TBA per week.

TBA       TBA             LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1170        19342 Textbook

This half unit class is for prospective designers, managers, and technicians and requires an interview prior to enrollment. Please contact the instructor. This class will rehearse and perform William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. The Falcon's Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College will explore the themes still relevant to youth and families today by taking a modern and audacious approach to the classic tale of two feuding families. Finding love in a dangerous time, Juliet and Romeo must hide from the blind anger and ignorance of the adult world surrounding them. Powerful issues facing young adults eventually overwhelm the star-crossed lovers in this timeless romantic tragedy.


Audition Dates: September 4, 2012, 6:30 pm, PAC-1170 Drama Lab. Call 916-608-6800 for more information.

Rehearsal Dates: September 17 through November 1, 2012.

Performance Dates: November 2 through November 18, 2012.

This class has 2.2 hours TBA per week.


TA 498    Work Experience in Theatre Arts    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to theatre arts. Students are advised to consult with the Theatre Arts Department to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
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 a 16 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 four times for credit, when there is new or expanded learning on the job, for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      19351 
Textbook
This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Saturday, August 18, 2012 from 10:00AM -12:00PM in FL1 207; Tuesday, August 21, 2012, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; and Thursday, August 23, 2012, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~church to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientations, please email the instructor at churchk@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      19352 Textbook
This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Saturday, August 18, 2012 from 10:00AM -12:00PM in FL1 207; Tuesday, August 21, 2012, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; and Thursday, August 23, 2012, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~church to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientations, please email the instructor at churchk@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

T         07:00PM-07:50PM LAB A.Mansfield          Off Campus RCC 11        19353 Textbook
3 - 9 hour TBA per week.

W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       19354 Textbook
This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 23, 2012, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, August 25, 2012, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; and Monday, August 29, 2012, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~church to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientations, please email the instructor at churchk@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: December 4, 2012