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Theater Arts
Performing & Communication Arts Division
Room C121 - (626) 585-7216
Visual Arts & Media Studies Division
Room R118 - (626) 585-7238

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THART 1 INTRODUCTION TO THEATER 3 Units

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 Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #0716  6:50pm-10:10pm Th      Lecture C312   MASSIE S C  

THART 2A ACTING FUNDAMENTALS 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Principles of acting techniques: characterization, interpretation, movement and voice. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #2400  8:50am-10:25am TuTh    Lecture C108   JENNER S H  
   #2694  9:00am-12:20pm Sat     Lecture C108   MASSIE S C  
   #2399 10:25am-   Noon MW      Lecture C108   AHRENS W    
   #2401 10:25am-   Noon TuTh    Lecture C108   JENNER S H  
   #2576    Noon- 1:35pm MW      Lecture C108   RYDBECK W W 
   #0860  1:00pm- 2:35pm TuTh    Lecture C108   CORWIN H L  
   #2948  1:35pm- 3:10pm MW      Lecture C108   RYDBECK W W 
   #0629  3:10pm- 6:30pm M       Lecture C108   CORWIN H L  

THART 2B INTERMEDIATE ACTING 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ThArt 2A.
Acting techniques for stage and camera. Characterization through script interpretation and preparation for performance. Recommended enrollment in ThArt 29 and 30. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #0257    Noon- 3:20pm MW      LecLab  C106   AHRENS W    
   #2039  7:00pm-10:20pm MW      LecLab  C108   RYDBECK W W 

THART 2C ADVANCED ACTING FUNDAMENTALS 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ThArt 2B.
Application of performance techniques and support activities for stage and camera productions. Advanced character development and the study of period styles and genres. Maximum credit 6 units, 3 units each semester. Recommended enrollment in ThArt 29 and 30. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #0270    Noon- 3:20pm MW      LecLab  C106   AHRENS W    
   #2030  7:00pm-10:20pm MW      LecLab  C108   RYDBECK W W 

THART 5 HISTORY OF THEATER ARTS 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Development of the stage from primitive theater to the present. Recommended Engl 60. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #0826  9:00am-12:20pm F       Lecture C111   ADCOCK A J  
   #2410  6:20pm- 9:40pm M       Lecture C312   ADCOCK A J  

THART 6 PLAY WRITING 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
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 ThArt 2A. Maximum credit 9 units, 3 units each semester. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #1861  6:50pm-10:10pm Tu      LecLab  C103   KNIGHT R    

THART 7A EARLY FILM HISTORY 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
(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 Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

Students who are interested in film studies, see also THART 7B, ENGL 49, PHOTO 25, PHOTO 26A-C.

   #0830  8:40am-   Noon Th      Lecture FORUM  FOSTER W R  
   #1347 11:00am- 2:20pm M       Lecture FORUM  FOSTER W R  
   #2414  1:00pm- 4:20pm Th      Lecture FORUM  SIERRA J    

THART 7B CONTEMPORARY FILM HISTORY 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Recommended Preparation: ThArt 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 Grading: Letter Grade Only

Students who are interested in film studies, see also THART 7A, ENGL 49, PHOTO 25, PHOTO 26A-C.

   #1008  8:40am-   Noon Tu      Lecture FORUM  FOSTER W R  
   #0434  8:40am-   Noon F       Lecture FORUM  HUNT S      
   #0852 11:00am- 2:20pm W       Lecture FORUM  FOSTER W R  
   #2419  1:00pm- 4:20pm Tu      Lecture FORUM  FOSTER W R  
   #1007  2:30pm- 5:50pm M       Lecture FORUM  FOSTER W R  
#1247  3:10pm- 6:30pm M       Lecture HH     HALLINGER J 
No. 1247: This section is part of the Scholars Block III Program. Students must enroll in all three sections: Theater Arts 7B, #1247, Philosophy 25, #2954, and Sociology 1, #0126.
#1167  3:10pm- 6:30pm M       Lecture HH     HALLINGER J 
No. 1167: This section is part of the Scholars Block III Program. Students must enroll in all three sections: Theater Arts 7B, #1167, Philosophy 25, #0800, and Sociology 1, #1562.
   #0213  4:20pm- 7:40pm Tu      Lecture FORUM  SIERRA J    
   #3584  4:20pm- 7:40pm Th      Lecture FORUM  SIERRA J    
   #2644  6:00pm- 9:20pm W       Lecture FORUM  DESMARAIS J 

THART 8 VOICE AND MOVEMENT FOR THE PERFORMER 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Corequisite(s): None.
The development of vocal and physical expression of the performer in theater, film and television. Maximum credit 6 units, 3 units each semester. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0862  1:00pm- 2:35pm Tu      Lecture W201   ADCOCK A J  
       &  1:00pm- 2:35pm Th              W201   RYDBECK W W 

THART 10A MAKEUP FOR STAGE AND SCREEN 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): None.
Theory and practical application of makeup for stage, television and cinema. Required participation in rehearsals and performances. Recommended enrollment in ThArt 30. Total of 18 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #2420  6:50pm-10:10pm Tu      LecLab  C172   HANNA J M   

THART 12A TECHNICAL THEATER 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Theory of stage craft and advanced practical application; set construction, painting and audio techniques. Required stage crew activity. Recommended enrollment in ThArt 30. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #1418  8:50am-10:25am MW      LecLab  C270   LARSON E J  
       &                 TBA             C270   LARSON E J  
   #0735  8:50am-10:25am TuTh    LecLab  C270   LARSON E J  
         3.4 Hours TBA per week
       &                 TBA             C270   LARSON E J  

THART 12B ADVANCED TECHNICAL THEATER 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): ThArt 12A and enrollment in ThArt 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 Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #0743  8:50am-10:25am MW      LecLab  C270   LARSON E J  
         3.4 Hours TBA per week
       &                 TBA             C270   LARSON E J  
   #0414  8:50am-10:25am TuTh    LecLab  C270   LARSON E J  
         3.4 Hours TBA per week
       &                 TBA             C270   LARSON E J  

THART 13 INTRODUCTION TO SCENIC DESIGN 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Thart 12A
Aspects of scenic design; problems of translating a dramatic idea into stage production. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #2866    Noon- 1:35pm MW      Lab     C304   LARSON E J  

THART 15 COSTUME CRAFTS 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Introduction to theatrical costume; tools, techniques, materials and construction. Recommended enrollment in ThArt 30. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #1157 10:25am-   Noon TuTh    LecLab  C106   MAC-LEAN D  
         3.4 Hours TBA per week
       &                 TBA             C106   MAC-LEAN D  

THART 26 IMPROVISATION TECHNIQUES 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): ThArt 2A.
Principles of improvisation techniques, development of scenes, characterization and ensemble work. Maximum credit 4 units, 2 units each semester. Total of 27 hours lecture and 27 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #2448  3:40pm- 7:00pm W       LecLab  C108   GREENBERG E 

THART 29 REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): None.
Performance in film, television and theater performance. Maximum credit 4 units, 1 unit each semester. Total of 162 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
#2425                 TBA     Lab     C106   RYDBECK W W 
      11.6 Hours TBA per week
      Short Term: 09/12/11-12/17/11
    &                 TBA             C106   STROUD D S  
No. 2425: For audition information contact: Mr. Stroud 626-585-7262 or Mr. Rydbeck (626) 585-7667.

   #3368                 TBA     Lab     C106   RYDBECK W W 
         23.1 Hours TBA per week
         Short Term: 10/31/11-12/18/11
       &                 TBA             C106   STROUD D S  

THART 30 STAGE TECHNIQUES 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): None.
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. Total of 54 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

Attend the first class meeting in C270 (Scene Shop - access from alley behind C Building) on Monday, August 29 or Tuesday, August 30, and Wednesday, August 31, between 10:30am and 12 noon.

   #2426                 TBA     Lab     C270   LARSON E J  
         3.4 Hours TBA per week
       &                 TBA             C270   BERRETH T   
       &                 TBA             C270   MAC-LEAN D  
       &                 TBA             C270   HANNA J M   

THART 75 MUSICAL THEATER WORKSHOP 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Retention based on successful audition.
Interdisciplinary course: Music, Theater Arts Techniques, 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 Music 75. Maximum credit 8 units, 2 units each semester. Total of 18 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit under review Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #1077  4:20pm- 6:35pm TuTh    LecLab  C108   CHAPMAN K R 
         1.1 Hours TBA per week
       &                 TBA             C108   CHAPMAN K R 

THART 129 REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): Audition.
Participation in small-scale dramatic productions. Maximum credit 4 units, 1 unit each semester. Total of 72 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0572                 TBA     Lab     C106   RYDBECK W W 
         10.3 Hours TBA per week
         Short Term: 10/31/11-12/17/11
       &                 TBA             C106   STROUD D S  
#2727                 TBA     Lab     C108   RYDBECK W W 
      4.8 Hours TBA per week
      Short Term: 09/12/11-12/17/11
    &                 TBA             C108   RYDBECK W W 
    &                 TBA             C108   AHRENS W    
No. 2727: Students in this section will create and rehearse a thematic evening of scenes and one-act dramas to be performed on stage and/or for video production. For information contact Mr. Stroud at 626-585-7262.
   #1637                 TBA     Lab     C106   STROUD D S  
         5.1 Hours TBA per week
         Short Term: 09/12/11-12/17/11
       &                 TBA             C106   RYDBECK W W 

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