Spring 2016 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 theatre arts 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. Field trips might be required. (C-ID THTR 111)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Harris             Off Campus RCC ONLINE    19701 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please contact the instructor at harrisd@flc.losrios.edu

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Wallace            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16046 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. Each student must complete the online orientation on Desire2Learn by Saturday, Jan 23rd. Each student must also e-mail Professor Wallace at wallacj@flc.losrios.edu before Monday, Jan 18th, in order to remain in the course. To take this class, you may use the computers in the FLC main campus library; 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, and (5) Flash Media player (latest version).


TA 350    Theory and Techniques of Acting I    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 340 with a grade of "C" or better; or Instructor Consent prior to registration.
Advisory: TA 300
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to UC/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. (C-ID THTR 151; C-ID THTR 152)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
W         02:00PM-03:50PM LEC D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170        19389 
Textbook
W         03:50PM-04:25PM LAB D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170          
M         02:00PM-04:25PM LAB D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170          
This class meets MW 2:00 pm - 4:25 pm.


TA 351    Theory and Techniques of Acting II    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 350 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course explores more challenging concepts in scene study and the creation of a character for a modern play than those studied in TA 350. Students stage and perform memorized scenes and monologues from modern plays in class. (C-ID THTR 152)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
W         02:00PM-03:50PM LEC D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170        19391 
Textbook
W         03:50PM-04:25PM LAB D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170          
M         02:00PM-04:25PM LAB D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170          
This class meets MW 2:00 pm - 4:25 pm.


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 UC/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. (C-ID THTR 171)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
W         01:00PM-02:35PM LEC I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1063        16152 
Textbook
W         02:45PM-04:05PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          
This class meets MW 1:00-4:05.


TA 422    Stage Lighting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: TA 300 and 420; Students should be able to climb a ladder and lift a minimum of 30 pounds.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of lighting for the stage, motion pictures, and television. Topics include the basic elements of lamps and fixtures, electricity, dimmers and control consoles. It also covers the design elements of color, distribution, and space to produce a lighting design. Practical lighting skills are gained from work on department productions. Stage lighting work often requires moving semi-heavy objects, tools, and ladders, and carrying lighting equipment up to a height. (C-ID THTR 173)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC S.Schmidt            FLC MAIN PAC 1063        16298 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-04:05PM LAB S.Schmidt            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 UC/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. (C-ID THTR 171)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
W         01:00PM-02:35PM LEC I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1063        16155 
Textbook
W         02:45PM-04:05PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          
This class meets MW 1:00-4:05.


TA 430    Costume Construction    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC R.Redmond            FLC MAIN PAC 1176        19998 
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MW        02:00PM-03:30PM LAB R.Redmond            FLC MAIN PAC 1176          


TA 498    Work Experience in Theatre Arts    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 and ESLW 320
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; completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend a weekly orientation. Additionally, students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid 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. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an e-mail account. First time students are required to attend a weekly orientation and a final meeting. Returning participants are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting and a final meeting and may meet individually with the instructor as needed. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15623 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16069 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15624 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Kientz             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15625 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 16, 2016