Spring 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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LEC D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1062        16488 
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, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       02:00PM-02:50PM LEC J.Stevens            FLC MAIN PAC 1170        16220 
Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LAB J.Stevens            FLC MAIN PAC 1170          


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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC P.Mohrmann           FLC MAIN PAC 1170        16489 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LAB P.Mohrmann           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, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC S.Gilbert            FLC MAIN PAC 1062        19866 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-04:05PM LAB S.Gilbert            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          


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, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC S.Gilbert            FLC MAIN PAC 1062        20258 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-04:05PM LAB S.Gilbert            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          


TA 462    Rehearsal and Performance - Comedy    .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 comedic 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, Feb 13-May 13
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170        19857 
Textbook

This three unit class requires an audition or interview prior to enrollment. Please contact the instructor. This class will rehearse and perform The King Stag. Carlo Gozzi¿s hilarious comic fable comes to life in the forest with King Deramo and the faithful Angela who loves him. In this magical fantasy, men become creatures and creatures become men. Deceit, lies, magic, murder, betrayal, and loyalty all share the stage in this charming portrait of true love. Gozzi's 18th-century fairy tale, written in the style of commedia dell'arte, still captivates audiences with its humor, colorful, larger-than-life characters, and intricately entangled plot.



Audition Dates: February 13, 2012, 7:00 pm, PAC-1170 Drama Lab. Call 916-608-6800 for more information.

Rehearsal Dates: February 20 through April 19, 2012.

Performance Dates: April 27 through May 13, 2012.

TBA       TBA             LAB D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170        19858 Textbook

This one unit class requires an audition or interview prior to enrollment. Please contact the instructor. This class will rehearse and perform The King Stag. Carlo Gozzi¿s hilarious comic fable comes to life in the forest with King Deramo and the faithful Angela who loves him. In this magical fantasy, men become creatures and creatures become men. Deceit, lies, magic, murder, betrayal, and loyalty all share the stage in this charming portrait of true love. Gozzi's 18th-century fairy tale, written in the style of commedia dell'arte, still captivates audiences with its humor, colorful, larger-than-life characters, and intricately entangled plot.



Audition Dates: February 13, 2012, 7:00 pm, PAC-1170 Drama Lab. Call 916-608-6800 for more information.

Rehearsal Dates: February 20 through April 19, 2012.

Performance Dates: April 27 through May 13, 2012.

TBA       TBA             LAB D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170        19859 Textbook

This half unit class requires an audition or interview prior to enrollment. Please contact the instructor. This class will rehearse and perform The King Stag. Carlo Gozzi¿s hilarious comic fable comes to life in the forest with King Deramo and the faithful Angela who loves him. In this magical fantasy, men become creatures and creatures become men. Deceit, lies, magic, murder, betrayal, and loyalty all share the stage in this charming portrait of true love. Gozzi's 18th-century fairy tale, written in the style of commedia dell'arte, still captivates audiences with its humor, colorful, larger-than-life characters, and intricately entangled plot.



Audition Dates: February 13, 2012, 7:00 pm, PAC-1170 Drama Lab. Call 916-608-6800 for more information.

Rehearsal Dates: February 20 through April 19, 2012.

Performance Dates: April 27 through May 13, 2012.


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, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15878 
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 four orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207, or Thursday, January 19, 2012 from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207, or Saturday, January 21, 2012 from 10:00AM - 12Noon 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 A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16523 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 four orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, from 3:00PM ¿ 5:00PM in FL1 203, or Saturday, January 21, 2012 from 1:00PM ¿ 3:00PM in FL1 207. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~ Mansfia 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 mansfia@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

Th        05:30PM-06:20PM LAB A.Mansfield          Off Campus RCC 11        15879 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       15880 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 15-May 10
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21284 Textbook
This is an online course. This class begins Wednesday, February 15, 2012 and ends on Thursday, May 10, 2012. 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 the class orientation, which is scheduled on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm in FL1 203. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~ Mansfia to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientation, please email the instructor at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 25, 2012