Fall 2014 Class Schedule (FLC)



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TA 302    History and Theory of the Theatre I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300 and TA 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 follows the development of the theatre arts from ancient Greece through the 19th Century. The history and evolution of theatre is studied in relationship to the socio-political and cultural conditions of the time. Plays will be read that exemplify major trends and prominent artists. A field trip to attend a live performance may be required. (C-ID THTR 113)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1062        18843 
Textbook


TA 350    Theory and Techniques of Acting I    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 340 with a grade of "C" or better; or Instructor consent
Advisory: TA 300
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course explores contemporary concepts in scene study and the creation of a character in the style of Realism for a modern play. Students stage and perform memorized scenes from the Modern Realism period in class.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        02:00PM-02:50PM LEC D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170        18836 
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. (C-ID THTR 171)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1062        15687 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-04:05PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          


TA 423    Introduction to Scene Design for the Stage    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 300 and TA 420
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course will serve as an introduction to the techniques and procedures of designing and painting scenery for the stage including design, color, perspective, tool use, notation, and drafting. It will consist of developing design plans, methods of visual representation of ideas, scale drawings and models, and practice in scenic painting.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1063        18834 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-04:05PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1063          


TA 424    Advanced Technical Theatre    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 420 with a grade 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 23-Dec 18
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1062        15760 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-04:05PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          


TA 430    Costume Construction    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300
Course Transferable to 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. It offers experience in constructing costumes for theatrical productions. (C-ID THTR 174)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC R.Redmond            FLC MAIN PAC 1176        18950 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LAB R.Redmond            FLC MAIN PAC 1176          


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 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15772 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. 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 23, 2014 from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207; Tuesday, August 26, 2014, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 104; and Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207. Please email instructor Amanda Mansfield at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu with questions regarding this course or the orientations.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15773 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. 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 23, 2014 from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207; Tuesday, August 26, 2014, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 104; and Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207. Please email instructor Kristi Church at churchk@flc.losrios.edu to reserve the date and time of the orientation you will be attending.

TBA       TBA             LAB P.Kelkar             Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15774 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 two class orientations, which are scheduled for Thursday, August 28, 7:00pm-9:00pm in RCC 8 and Friday, August 29, 10:00am-12:00pm in RCC 11. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientation, please email the instructor at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu


W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       15775 Textbook
3 - 9 hours TBA

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: January 6, 2015