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Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: July 28, 2015

Theatre Arts (TA)


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 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. It is an audience-oriented, non-performance theatre arts course open to all students. (C-ID THTR 111)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN Online          19910 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN M 200           13789 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC J.Wallace            Elk Grove EGA 205        19773 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


TBA       TBA             LEC G.Dartez             CRC MAIN Online          15064 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. There is no on-campus orientation for this course. Each student must complete the online orientation to Desire2Learn ( available at http://elearning.losrios.edu ) by Saturday August 22. Each student must e-mail Professor Braden at bradenk@crc.losrios.edu before Monday, August 24, in order to remain in the course.
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; 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, (5) Flash Media player (latest version)


TA 306    Diversity in American Drama (1960 to Present)    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C1; CSU Area D3; IGETC Area 3A; IGETC Area 4C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This multicultural course surveys the theatrical expression of Native-American, African-American, Chicana/Chicano, and Asian-American theatre from 1960 to the present, including the social, political, cultural, and economic climate in which the theatre was created.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN Online          14813 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. There is no on-campus orientation for this course. Each student must complete the online orientation to Desire2Learn ( available at http://elearning.losrios.edu ) by Saturday August 22. Each student must e-mail Professor Braden at bradenk@crc.losrios.edu before Monday, August 24, in order to remain in the course.
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; 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, (5) Flash Media player (latest version)


TA 350    Theory and Techniques of Acting I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the theories and techniques used in the preparation of a role for the stage. American realistic scenes and monologues are staged and performed in the classroom. The emphasis will be placed on broadening the understanding of the acting process. (C-ID THTR 151)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 22-Oct 14
TTh       12:00PM-03:20PM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN CAC 230         14798 
Textbook
 

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
TWTh      01:30PM-03:40PM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN CAC 230         14517 Textbook
 


TA 356    Acting for the Camera I    3 Units

Same As: RTVF 378
Prerequisite: RTVF 370 or TA 350 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course in the theory and techniques of acting for film and video, comparing the differences between stage acting and acting for the camera. Scenes and commercials are enacted and played back on videotape for class critiquing. Students experience single camera and multiple-camera studio production and performance techniques. This course is the same as RTVF 378, and only one may be taken for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       11:00AM-11:50AM LEC G.Dartez             CRC MAIN L 113           19911 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB G.Dartez             CRC MAIN L 113             


TA 420    Stagecraft    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to technical theatre and the creation of scenic elements. Includes basic concepts of design, painting techniques, set construction, set movement, prop construction, backstage organization, and career possibilities. Also included in this class is an introduction to theatrical construction and painting techniques; types of theatrical scenery and backstage organization. These topics are explored through a combination of lecture and practical experience gained by working on department productions. (C-ID THTR 171)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC S.Decker             CRC MAIN TA 406          14056 
Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB S.Decker             CRC MAIN TA 406            


TA 422    Stage Lighting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to basic concepts of stage lighting, including planning, rigging and operations of lighting systems; optics, equipment, electricity, control and color; basic lighting design. (C-ID THTR 173)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC C.Babka              CRC MAIN TA 406          19913 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB C.Babka              CRC MAIN TA 406            


TA 424    Advanced Technical Theatre    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 420 and 422 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will explore advanced technical theatre production techniques and design in the areas of scenery, props, lighting, sound, scenic painting, rigging or stage management, costumes through individual projects and participation in major productions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC S.Decker             CRC MAIN TA 406          14058 
Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB S.Decker             CRC MAIN TA 406            


TA 430    Costume Construction    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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. This course offers experience in constructing costumes for theatrical productions. Through the construction of costumes for the Theatre Arts productions students will learn techniques of pattern drafting and sewing for stage use. (C-ID THTR 174)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC R.Redmond            CRC MAIN TA 413          14709 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB R.Redmond            CRC MAIN TA 413            


TA 498    Work Experience in Theatre Arts    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Theatre Arts.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes 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. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly 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. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         13923 
Textbook
 

W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14293 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          13924 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 28th, 10:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          13926 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Monday, August 31st, 6:30 p.m.- 8:45 p.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14551 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 27th, 6:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 24-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          13925 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, September 24th, 6:30 p.m.- 8:45 a.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: July 28, 2015

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