Spring 2013 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, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1062        15979 
Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Harris             Off Campus RCC 11        19263 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, Jan 19-May 22
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Smith-Rowsey       FLC MAIN FL3 173         19264 
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 19-May 22
MW        02:00PM-02:50PM LEC D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170        15744 
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, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1062        16205 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-04:05PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          


TA 423    Introduction to Scene Design for the Stage    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 300 and TA 420 with grades of "C" or better
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, Jan 19-May 22
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1063        19370 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-04:05PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1063          


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 19-May 22
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1062        16209 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-04:05PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          


TA 462    Rehearsal and Performance - Comedy    .5-3 Units

Course Family:
Modern Performance and Technical Production
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, Jan 19-May 22
TBA       TBA             LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1170        16198 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 Ken Ludwig's thrilling adaptation of Treasure Island. Based on the masterful adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island is an unforgettable adventure of treachery and mayhem featuring a host of legendary swashbucklers. At the center of it all are Jim Hawkins, a 14-year-old boy who longs for adventure, and the infamous Long John Silver, an unscrupulous buccaneer-rogue whose greedy quest for gold, coupled with his affection for Jim, cannot help but win the heart of every soul who has ever longed for romance, treasure and adventure.


Audition Dates: February 11, 2013, 6:30 pm, PAC-1170 Drama Lab. Call 916-608-6800 for more information.

Rehearsal Dates: February 25 through April 18, 2013.

Performance Dates: April 19 through May 5, 2013.

This class has 14.75 hours TBA per week.

TBA       TBA             LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1170        16199 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 Ken Ludwig's thrilling adaptation of Treasure Island. Based on the masterful adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island is an unforgettable adventure of treachery and mayhem featuring a host of legendary swashbucklers. At the center of it all are Jim Hawkins, a 14-year-old boy who longs for adventure, and the infamous Long John Silver, an unscrupulous buccaneer-rogue whose greedy quest for gold, coupled with his affection for Jim, cannot help but win the heart of every soul who has ever longed for romance, treasure and adventure.


Audition Dates: February 11, 2013, 6:30 pm, PAC-1170 Drama Lab. Call 916-608-6800 for more information.

Rehearsal Dates: February 25 through April 18, 2013.

Performance Dates: April 19 through May 5, 2013.

This class has 4.9 hours TBA per week.

TBA       TBA             LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1170        16200 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 Ken Ludwig's thrilling adaptation of Treasure Island. Based on the masterful adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island is an unforgettable adventure of treachery and mayhem featuring a host of legendary swashbucklers. At the center of it all are Jim Hawkins, a 14-year-old boy who longs for adventure, and the infamous Long John Silver, an unscrupulous buccaneer-rogue whose greedy quest for gold, coupled with his affection for Jim, cannot help but win the heart of every soul who has ever longed for romance, treasure and adventure.


Audition Dates: February 11, 2013, 6:30 pm, PAC-1170 Drama Lab. Call 916-608-6800 for more information.

Rehearsal Dates: February 25 through April 18, 2013.

Performance Dates: April 19 through May 5, 2013.

This class has 2.5 hour TBA per week.

TBA       TBA             LAB D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170        19265 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 Ken Ludwig's thrilling adaptation of Treasure Island. Based on the masterful adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island is an unforgettable adventure of treachery and mayhem featuring a host of legendary swashbucklers. At the center of it all are Jim Hawkins, a 14-year-old boy who longs for adventure, and the infamous Long John Silver, an unscrupulous buccaneer-rogue whose greedy quest for gold, coupled with his affection for Jim, cannot help but win the heart of every soul who has ever longed for romance, treasure and adventure.


Audition Dates: February 11, 2013, 6:30 pm, PAC-1170 Drama Lab. Call 916-608-6800 for more information.

Rehearsal Dates: February 25 through April 18, 2013.

Performance Dates: April 19 through May 5, 2013.

This class has 14.75 hours TBA per week.

TBA       TBA             LAB D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170        19266 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 Ken Ludwig's thrilling adaptation of Treasure Island. Based on the masterful adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island is an unforgettable adventure of treachery and mayhem featuring a host of legendary swashbucklers. At the center of it all are Jim Hawkins, a 14-year-old boy who longs for adventure, and the infamous Long John Silver, an unscrupulous buccaneer-rogue whose greedy quest for gold, coupled with his affection for Jim, cannot help but win the heart of every soul who has ever longed for romance, treasure and adventure.


Audition Dates: February 11, 2013, 6:30 pm, PAC-1170 Drama Lab. Call 916-608-6800 for more information.

Rehearsal Dates: February 25 through April 18, 2013.

Performance Dates: April 19 through May 5, 2013.

This class has 4.9 hours TBA per week.

TBA       TBA             LAB D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170        19267 Textbook
br>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 Ken Ludwig's thrilling adaptation of Treasure Island. Based on the masterful adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island is an unforgettable adventure of treachery and mayhem featuring a host of legendary swashbucklers. At the center of it all are Jim Hawkins, a 14-year-old boy who longs for adventure, and the infamous Long John Silver, an unscrupulous buccaneer-rogue whose greedy quest for gold, coupled with his affection for Jim, cannot help but win the heart of every soul who has ever longed for romance, treasure and adventure.


Audition Dates: February 11, 2013, 6:30 pm, PAC-1170 Drama Lab. Call 916-608-6800 for more information.

Rehearsal Dates: February 25 through April 18, 2013.

Performance Dates: April 19 through May 5, 2013.

This class has 2.5 hour 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, Jan 19-May 22
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15440 
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, January 12, 2013, from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207; Tuesday, January 15, 2013, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; and Wednesday, January 16, 2013 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.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16009 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, January 12, 2013, from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207; Tuesday, January 15, 2013, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; and Wednesday, January 16, 2013 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.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15441 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: Thursday, January 24 from 5:30pm-7:30pm in RCC 8 and Friday, January 25 from 10:00am-12:00pm in RCC 3. Please visit: http://www.flc.losrios.edu/academics/work-experience-(wexp)/wexp-courses for Work Experience program information and course descriptions. If you have specific questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientations, please email the instructor at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu.

W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       15442 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: July 8, 2013