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THART 1 INTRODUCTION TO THEATER 3.0
Introduction to theatre as an art form through exploration of theatre in production, with an emphasis on the collaborative role of theatre artists and the active role of the audience. Understanding of, and access to, live theatrical events and enhanced appreciation of their value to society; development of critical skills through consideration of representative examples of theatrical productions from numerous genres and time periods. Attendance at selected college-sponsored and professional theatre events required. Required instructional trips. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 2A ACTING FUNDAMENTALS 3.0
Principles of acting techniques: characterization, interpretation, movement and voice. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 2B INTERMEDIATE ACTING 3.0
Prerequisite: Thrt 2A.
Acting techniques for stage and camera. Characterization through script interpretation and preparation for performance. Recommended enrollment in Thrt 29 and 30. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 2C ADVANCED ACTING FUNDAMENTALS 3.0
Prerequisite: Thrt 2B.
Application of performance techniques and support activities for stage and camera productions. Advanced character development and the study of period styles and genres. Recommended enrollment in Thrt 29 and 30. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 4A MIME FUNDAMENTALS 2.0
Fundamental work in developing the body as an expressive tool for non-verbal communication, ensemble work and exploration and use of space through basic pantomime technique. No credit if taken after Thrt 4. Total of 27 hours lecture and 27 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 4B MIME FOR THE ACTOR 2.0
Prerequisite: Thrt 4A.
Advanced work in mime technique for the development of period or style movement for actors and performance level mime work. Total of 27 hours lecture and 27 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 5 HISTORY OF THEATER ARTS 3.0
Development of the stage from primitive theater to the present. Recommended Engl 60. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 6 PLAY WRITING 3.0
Basic view of dramatic structure in play writing designed to develop writing skills through study of professional models, writing scenes and plays, and workshop reading of material in progress. Recommended Thrt 2A. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
THART 7A EARLY FILM HISTORY 3.0
(Visual Arts and Media Studies Division)Development of motion pictures from their inception to the 1940's. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 7B CONTEMPORARY FILM HISTORY 3.0
Recommended Preparation: Thrt 7A.
(Visual Arts and Media Studies Division)Survey of national and international film movements and developments from the 1950's to the present with special attention given to the influence of Hollywood studios and directors in the world of cinema, art and ideas. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 8 VOICE AND MOVEMENT FOR THE PERFORMER 3.0
The development of vocal and physical expression of the performer in theater, film and television. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 9 SCRIPT ANALYSIS 3.0
Prerequisite: Thrt 2A.
Techniques for analyzing a play or film script. This class will explore a variety of methods for investigating the interrelationship of the many parts of a script (theme, structure, characters, plot, setting, etc.). The perspectives gained will guide the students in their discovery of production alternatives for all artists; actors, directors, designers, etc. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit under review
 
THART 10A MAKEUP FOR STAGE AND SCREEN 1.0
Theory and practical application of makeup for stage, television and cinema. Required participation in rehearsals and performances. Recommended enrollment in Thrt 30. Total of 18 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 10B ADVANCED MAKEUP FOR STAGE AND SCREEN 1.0
Prerequisite: Thrt 10A.
Theory and application of advanced techniques of makeup including hair makeup, principles of design for non-realistic makeup, mask construction and introduction to prosthesis. Total of 18 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 12A TECHNICAL THEATER 4.0
Theory of stage craft and advanced practical application; set construction, painting and audio techniques. Required stage crew activity. Recommended enrollment in Thrt 30. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 12B ADVANCED TECHNICAL THEATER 4.0
Prerequisite: Thrt 12A and enrollment in Thrt 30.
Theory of stage craft and advanced practical applications. Students are required to assume technical and production responsibility for all department productions approved by instructor. Required stage crew activity. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 13 INTRODUCTION TO SCENIC DESIGN 3.0
Prerequisite: Thrt 12A.
Aspects of scenic design; problems of translating a dramatic idea into stage production. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 15 COSTUME CRAFTS 3.0
Introduction to theatrical costume; tools, techniques, materials and construction. Recommended enrollment in Thrt 30. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 16 COMEDIC PERFORMANCE 1.0
Prerequisite: Thrt 2A.
Exploration of techniques unique to comedy acting that include character development, emotional range, over-emphasis, under-emphasis, distortion, surprise and free association. Total of 18 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit under review
 
THART 26 IMPROVISATION TECHNIQUES 2.0
Prerequisite: Thrt 2A.
Principles of improvisation techniques, development of scenes, characterization and ensemble work. Total of 27 hours lecture and 27 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 28 STUDIO PRODUCTION - REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE 1.0
Prerequisite: Audition.
Performance participation in small-scale dramatic productions. Maximum credit: 4 units, 1 unit each semester. Maximum of 4 enrollments allowed in the Theater Production Family: Thrt 28, 29, 30. Total of 72 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit under review
 
THART 29 REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE 1.0
Performance in film, television and theater performance. Maximum credit: 4 units, 1 unit each semester. Maximum of 4 enrollments allowed in the Theater Production Family: Thrt 28, 29, 30. Total of 162 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 30 STAGE TECHNIQUES 1.0
Experience in technical theater as member of staff in lighting, scenery, costuming, makeup or props for College productions. Maximum credit: 4 units, 1 unit each semester. Maximum of 4 enrollments allowed in the Theater Production Family: Thrt 28, 29, 30. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 41 FUNDAMENTALS OF STAGE LIGHTING 3.0
Theatrical lighting, theory, instruments, control and application. Required participation in rehearsals and performances. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 75 MUSICAL THEATER WORKSHOP 2.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Interdisciplinary course: Music, Theater ArtsTechniques, skills, theory and practice of musical theater performance and audition. The practice of songs, scenes and dance for performance on the live stage. May not be taken concurrently with or after Musc 75. Maximum credit: 8 units, 2 units each semester. Maximum of 4 enrollments allowed in the Musical Theater Production Family: Danc 7AB, Musc 67, 74, 75, Thrt 27, 75. Total of 18 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
THART 101A TECHNIQUES FOR SITUATION COMEDY 1.0
Various techniques designed to give the student an overview of the craft of acting. Six weeks. No Credit if taken after Thrt 127. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
THART 101B MIME FOR ACTORS 1.0
Various techniques designed to give the student an overview of the craft of acting. Six weeks. No credit if taken after Thrt 4A. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
THART 101C AUDITIONING TECHNIQUES 1.0
Various techniques designed to give the student an overview of the craft of acting. Six weeks. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
THART 101D INTRODUCTION TO IMPROVISATION 1.0
Various techniques designed to give the student an overview of the craft of acting. Six weeks. No credit if taken after Thrt 126A. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
THART 101E SOAP OPERA TECHNIQUES 1.0
Various techniques designed to give the student an overview of the craft of acting. Six weeks. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
THART 101F COMMERCIAL ACTING 1.0
Various techniques designed to give the student an overview of the craft of acting. Six weeks. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
THART 101G GUEST ARTIST 1.0
Various techniques designed to give the student an overview of the craft of acting. Six weeks. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
THART 101H STAND-UP COMEDY TECHNIQUES 1.0
Various techniques designed to give the student an overview of the craft of acting. Six weeks. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
THART 101I LINE MEMORIZATION 1.0
Techniques for line memorization with emphasis on TV and film. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
THART 103 INTRODUCTION TO PERFORMANCE ARTS AND ARTISTS 2.0
Survey of the performing arts media. Contribution of the producer, director, designer, actor, technical staff, facilities and unions. Emphasis on career opportunities. Total of 36 hours lecture.
 
THART 104 MIME PRODUCTION 1.0
Prerequisite: Enrollment in or completion of Thrt 4A.
Participation in mime productions. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
 
THART 105 BEGINNING SHAKESPEARE WORKSHOP 2.0
Scansion, interpretation, poetry, prose and performance techniques related to Shakespearean drama. Total of 27 hours lecture and 27 hours laboratory.
 
THART 110 TELEVISION/MOTION PICTURE ACTING 3.0
Prerequisite: Thrt 2A.
Technical aspects of on-camera acting for television and film. Videotape recording of theatrical scenes and commercials. Business aspects for freelance actors. Development of audition techniques and tape. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
 
THART 120 THEATER WORKSHOP 3.0
Practical application of all aspects of theatrical production and repertory theater for children and adults. Required instructional trips. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 162 hours laboratory.
 
THART 121 DIRECTING 3.0
Prerequisite: Thrt 2C.
Application of the principles of directing. Total of 162 hours laboratory.
 
THART 125 MUSICAL THEATER PRODUCTION 1.0
Experience in all aspects of musical theater: performance, technical and instrumental. Production of a large-scale musical. Recommended Thrt 2A or 12A or Musc 67. Total of 162 hours laboratory.
 
THART 127 COMEDIC PERFORMANCE 2.0
Prerequisite: Thrt 2A.
Exploration of techniques unique to comedy acting that include character development, emotional range, over-emphasis, under-emphasis, distortion, surprise and free association. Total of 27 hours lecture and 27 hours laboratory.
 
THART 128 IMPROVISATION PERFORMANCE 2.0
Prerequisite: Thrt 26.
Improvisation techniques directed towards live performance. Total of 18 hours lecture and 90 hours laboratory.
 
THART 129 REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE 1.0
Prerequisite: Audition.
Participation in small-scale dramatic productions. Total of 72 hours laboratory.
 
THART 130 PRACTICAL ACTING STUDIES 2.0
Prerequisite: Thrt 2A.
The investigation and practical application of contemporary theories of acting as they relate to preparing for a role and their use in solving individual acting problems in film, television and theater. Total of 27 hours lecture and 27 hours laboratory.
 
THART 131 INTERSESSION PRODUCTION WORKSHOP 2.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Practical experience in theatrical or television production: acting, directing, costuming, makeup, set design and construction. Six weeks. Summer and winter intersessions. Total of 108 hours laboratory.
 
THART 132 INTERSESSION PERFORMANCE TECHNIQUES WORKSHOP 1.0
Various performance techniques in theater film or television. Six weeks. Summer and winter intersessions. Total of 54 hours laboratory.