All Courses

Offering a myriad of Theatre curriculum related to Acting, Directing and Production and Design.

THEA 072 F: Movement and Performance Skills for Musical Theatre

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course provides an introduction to the techniques and skills necessary for the creation and execution of dance for musical theatre. An audition or interview will be conducted for the purposes of assigning solos and group performance roles. 18 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term.

Units: 1

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 073 F: Beginning Movement and Performance Skills for Musical Theatre

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


Students will learn beginning level techniques and skills for the creation and execution of dance for Musical Theatre. An audition or interview will be conducted for the purposes of assigning solos and group performance roles. 18 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term.

Units: 1 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 074 F: Intermediate Movement and Performance Skills for Musical Theatre

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


In this course, students will learn intermediate techniques and skills necessary for the creation and execution of dance for Musical Theatre. An audition or interview will be conducted for the purposes of assigning solos and group performance roles. 18 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term.

Units: 1 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 075 F: Theatrical City Tours: New York

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course features theatrical city tours to New York City and offers a study of current, classical, and musical plays at Broadway and off-Broadway theatres. Students will travel from Orange County to New York City and spend a week experiencing the New York theatre scene and the "Big Apple." Approximate cost for travel, accommodations and theatre tickets is $1800. Course may be taken four times for credit. 18 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term.

Units: 2 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 076 F: Theatrical City Tours: London

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course features theatrical city tours to London, England and Stratford-upon-Avon and offers a study of current, classical, and musical plays. Students will travel from Orange County to London, England and spend a week experiencing the London theatre scene and the English countryside. Approximate cost for travel, accommodations and theatre tickets is $2250. 18 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term.

Units: 2 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 080 F: Preparation and Performance for Theatre Competition

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course is designed for students who prepare, participate and compete in the Fullerton College Theatre Festival. Students enrolled in this course will participate in the bringing together of theatre students for two days of competition and instruction. 4.5 hours lecture and 13.5 hours lab per term.

Units: .5 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 090 F: Advanced Topics in Theatre Technology

Production and Design


This course is designed to meet the various needs of technical theatre areas that require advanced training, continuing education and provide professional growth for persons employed in technical theatre. This course will be offered in modules of advanced topics. Consult the class schedule to verify topic areas and credit offered for each topic. 18-54 hours lecture and 18-54 hours lab per term.

Units: .5 to 3 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 091 F: Video-Scenic Projection for Theatre

Production and Design


This course provides an overview of the use of video and projections and their practical applications for use in the theatre.

Units: 2 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 092 F: Automated Scenery for Theatre

Production and Design


This course provides an overview of the use of automated scenery systems and their practical applications for use in the theatre. 18 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term.

Units: 2 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 13960
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
8:00am - 12:15pm

THEA 093 F: Rigging for the Theatre

Production and Design


This course provides an overview of rigging systems and their practical applications for use in the theatre. 54 hours lab per term.

Units: 1 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 094 F: Systems Maint and Troubleshooting for Theatre

Production and Design


This course provides an overview of the maintenance and troubleshooting for lighting, audio, scenery and rigging systems commonly found in performing arts facilities.

Units: 1 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 13961
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
8:00am - 9:40am

THEA 100 F: Introduction to the Theatre

General Education


This course is designed for those students who wish to explore more thoroughly the art of theatrical performance with special attention given to all the contributing elements. This course examines all areas of theatre production through lecture, demonstration, lab participation, small-group discussion, guest performers, and speakers. This course prepares the student for other course offerings in the theatre curriculum.(acting is not required for this class).

Units: 3 Advisory Transfer Designation
CRN: 30018
Jun. 12 to Jul. 23
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 30020
Jun. 12 to Jul. 12
8:00am - 10:50am
CRN: 10801
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
8:00am - 9:25am
CRN: 10813
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
CRN: 11707
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
9:35am - 11:00am
CRN: 12340
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:45am - 1:10pm
CRN: 13959
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
1:20pm - 2:45pm

THEA 104 F: Introduction to Theatre Appreciation

General Education


This course is a study of the combined elements of contemporary theatre through examination of audience/performer relationships and the organization of theatrical production personnel. A study of current and classical plays, with special emphasis on dramatic analysis and cultural significance. Mandatory attendance at selected group of live theatrical productions is required. Approximate cost of theatre tickets is $150-225. 36 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 105 F: Musical Theatre History

General Education


This course explores the uniquely American art form that is Musical Theatre. From its early development in the colonial period to the present time, emphasis will be placed on the chronological examination of various musical theatre productions. Students will learn how the composers, librettists, lyricists, choreographers, directors and designers contributed to the formation and the popularity of musical theatre, as it exists today. 54 hours lecture per term.

Units: 3 Transfer Designation
CRN: 30021
Jun. 12 to Jul. 23
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 10841
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
8:00am - 9:25am

THEA 106 F: Beginning Principles of Playwriting

Directing and Playwriting


This class introduces students to the elements of writing a play for the stage. Topics include dramatic structure, dramatic action, the relationship between dialogue and action, characterization, setting, theme, and point of view. Students will be assigned writing exercises culminating in a one-act play. Students will be expected to act in and direct other students’ scenes. 54 hours lecture per term.

Units: 3 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 10853
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:45am - 1:10pm

THEA 108 F: Multicultural Perspectives in American Theatre

General Education


This course provides students with an appreciation for the historical contributions of Native Americans, Chicanos/Latinos, African-Americans, Asian-Americans and gays and lesbians to American theatre. In this introductory class, students read and discuss contemporary plays that represent the rich variety of American multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society. This course will explore traditional and cultural backgrounds from which theatre springs, the genre or movement to which a particular play belongs, and the cultural, sociological and political climate in which these plays were created. This course fulfills the Multicultural Education Requirement for graduation.

Units: 3 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 109 F: Modern Dramatic Literature

General Education


This course involves the analysis and research of contemporary dramatic literature. Through the examination of dramaturgical structure, thematic presentation, character development and production design requirements, students will explore how analysis and research can aid in the transforming of a script into a theatrical experience. This course includes play readings, lectures, discussions and student reports. 54 hours lecture per term.

Units: 3 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 121 F: Movement for Actors

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course explores movement as an actor’s tool to aid in the acting process and to enhance the actor’s physical ability to communicate on stage through the use of basic movement skills, focusing on physical awareness, movement improvisation and stage combat and concentrating on the structure, organization and control of time, space, energy and sound. Emphasis on the integration of verbal and non-verbal forms of communication. Focus on period movement and gesture as means to inform and illuminate text. The goal is to achieve the fullest range and clarity of physical and emotional expression. 36 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term. of the body as it moves in relation to the surrounding space.

Units: 3 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 122 F: Improvisation for TV, Film and Theatre

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course involves the principles and techniques of improvisational acting designed to increase the actor’s creativity, problem solving, and performance skills. This course also develops student awareness of the importance of the cooperative dynamics of theatre, television and film and the value of the individual actor’s creative process as well as emphasizing the individual performance, ensemble work and the development of the actor’s physical, vocal, and emotional instrument as it relates to performance.

Units: 3 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 10891
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
8:00am - 1:20pm

THEA 123 F: Acting Techniques

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course involves the study of contemporary acting techniques based on the Stanislavsky system of acting and is designed as an introductory course for students interested in acting. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 127 F: Oral Interpretation

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course explores the fundamentals of effective oral presentation before an audience. It includes voice study and diction for the purposes of developing effective reading and correct habits of speech and it develops an appreciation of literature through a literary genre-based approach to oral expression and dramatic analysis. This course is recommended for students interested in teaching, broadcasting, public speaking, and voiceover work. 54 hours lecture per term.

Units: 3 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 129 F: Voice for the Actor

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course includes the academic study and practical application of the efficient and effective use of the speaking voice, particularly in meeting the unique demands of acting for the stage. Along with an introduction to the International Phonetic Alphabet, emphasis in physical relaxation, breathing techniques, vocal expression, and articulation of general American speech will be covered with attention placed on the individual needs of each student. Focus will be placed on exercises designed to identify and correct breathing problems, diction problems, and to create conscious control of speech function. The theories and principles of the course will be applied in written assignments, oral performances before the class, and through vocal exercises done in class and at home.

Units: 3 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 10908
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:45am - 1:10pm

THEA 130 F: Acting Workshop

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course is a continuation of acting fundamentals with increased emphasis on the application of the principles and theories of creating acting. Additional performance and technical support work in productionareas is required.

Units: 3 Advisory Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 13251
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
2:00pm - 5:10pm

THEA 131 F: Theatre Workshop

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


Additional hours may be required for technical, dress rehearsals and performances. This course provides the lab exploration of student and faculty directing, acting, design, promotion, and technical support work for a live theatrical production.

Units: 1 to 3 Advisory Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 13430
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am

THEA 134 F: Beginning Theatre Practicum

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course provides the study and lab exploration of all aspects of theater production, culminating in a series of public performances in the large proscenium theater. Additional hours may be required for technical, dress rehearsals, and performances. An audition or interview will be conducted for the purposes of assigning performance roles and technical positions. 54-108 hours lab per term.

Units: 1 to 2 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 14656
Oct. 16 to Oct. 16
11:33am - 11:33am

THEA 134 F: Beginning Theatre Practicum

General Education


This course provides the study and lab exploration of all aspects of theater production, culminating in a series of public performances in the large proscenium theater. Additional hours may be required for technical, dress rehearsals and performances.

Units: 1 to 2 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 14656
Oct. 16 to Oct. 16
11:33am - 11:33am

THEA 135 F: Resident Theatre Company

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course involves the study and practical development of new and experimental plays. Students enrolling in this course will serve as playwrights, dramaturges, actors, directors, technicians and production assistants. An audition or interview will be conducted for the purposes of assigning performance roles and technical positions. Additional hours may be required for technical, dress rehearsals and performances. 27-162 hours lab per term.

Units: .5 to 3 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 136 F: Touring Theatre Productions: Rehearsal and Performance

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


Additional hours may be required for technical, dress rehearsals and performances. This course presents the rigorous requirements of a touring theatrical production. Students are given the opportunity to participate in one or more activities of the production company including acting, directing, stage managing, design, costuming, lighting, scenery, sound, properties and make up. The company will travel locally, nationally, and internationally depending on the year and circumstances. 162 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 Advisory Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 137 F: Introduction to Summer Theatre Workshop

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course involves the introduction to the study and lab exploration of all aspects of theatre production culminating in a series of public performances. Additional hours may be required for technical, dress rehearsals and performances. An audition or interview will be conducted for the purpose of assigning performance roles and technical positions. This course is only offered during summer intersession.

Units: 3 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 138 F: Musical Theatre Workshop

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


18 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term. This course further develops and explores beginning musical theatre skills. Students will utilize exercise, audition and choreography techniques as well as solo and group performances in order to become more proficient as musical theatre artists.

Units: PrerequisiteCorequisiteAdvisory Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 141 F: Introduction to Technical Theatre

Production and Design


This course involves the study and execution of technical theatre principles. Through project-based learning, students will learn the theatrical design and technical practices that apply to scenery, lighting, sound, costumes, make up, properties and scene painting. 54 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term.

Units: 4 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 10915
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
8:00am - 11:10am

THEA 143 F: Stagecraft

Production and Design


This course involves the study and execution of theatrical scenery with emphasis on construction, drafting, tools, materials, and their relationship to the design process. Students enrolling in this course will be given hands on practical experience in all the practical aspects of designing scenery for the theater. 54 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term.

Units: 4 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 13422
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
10:10am - 11:30am

THEA 146 F: Scene Painting

Production and Design


36 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term. This course provides an introduction to, and continued development of, professional scenic artist techniques as they apply to the painting of scenery for the performing arts. This course will include use of brush, roller, spray gun, texturing, rock background, wood graining, wallpaper, masonry, scenic drops and other scene painting techniques. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit)

Units: 3 CorequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 148 F: Intro to Theatre Crafts Lab

Production and Design


This course is an introduction to the construction and implementation of scenery, scenic painting, lighting, sound, costumes and properties for theatrical productions. Students are given practical experience in each area of production and the opportunities to develop introductory level skills in technical theater.

Units: 1 to 2 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 13426
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
2:00pm - 5:10pm
CRN: 13427
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
2:00pm - 5:10pm

THEA 151 F: Properties: Design and Construction

Production and Design


This course introduces the student to the processes and skill-sets that are used on a daily basis in the world of stage properties. This course involves the study and execution of property construction, research methods, upholstery, molding and casting, as well as the creation of stage food, animals and stage weaponry. This course is also intended to orient students to the aspects of properties as they relate to a properties master and a properties artisan. 36 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 Corequisite

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 152 F: Beginning Theatre Crafts Lab

Production and Design


This course covers beginning construction and implementation of scenery, scenic painting, lighting, sound, costumes and properties for theatrical productions. Students are given practical experience in each area of production and the opportunities to develop beginning level skills in technical theater.

Units: 1 to 2 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 14103
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
2:00pm - 5:10pm
CRN: 14104
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
2:00pm - 5:10pm

THEA 153 F: Introduction to Stage Crew Activity

Production and Design


This course is an introduction to the practical applications of the technical aspects of theatre including the mounting and running of productions. Students may select from such diverse areas as scenery construction, scene painting, costume construction, lighting, audio, property construction, makeup, stage management, audience development as well as working as a running crew member for a production.

Units: 0.5 to 3 Transfer Designation
CRN: 30529
Jun. 12 to Jul. 22
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14400
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14402
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14421
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14422
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am

THEA 155 F: Beginning Summer Theatre Workshop

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course involves the beginning study and lab exploration of all aspects of theatre production, culminating in a series of public performances. An audition or interview will be conducted for the purposes of assigning performance roles and technical positions. Additional hours may be required for technical, dress rehearsals and performances. This course is only offered during the summer session.

Units: 3 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 156 F: Intermediate Summer Theatre Workshop

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


Additional hours may be required for technical, dress rehearsals and performances. This course is only offered during the summer session. This course involves the intermediate study and laboratory exploration of all aspects of theatre production, culminating in a series of public performances. An audition or interview will be conducted for the purposes of assigning performance roles and technical positions. 162 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 157 F: Advanced Summer Theatre Workshop

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course involves the advanced study and laboratory exploration of all aspects of theatre production, culminating in a series of public performances. An audition or interview will be conducted for the purposes of assigning performance roles and technical positions. Additional hours may be required for technical, dress rehearsals and performances. This course is only offered during the summer session.

Units: 3 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 159 F: Beginning Stage Crew Activity

Production and Design


This course involves the beginning practical applications of the technical aspects of theatre including the mounting and running of productions. Students may select from such diverse areas as scenery construction, scene painting, costume construction, lighting, audio, property construction, makeup, stage management, audience development as well as working as a running crew member for a production.

Units: 0.5 to 3 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation
CRN: 30530
Jun. 12 to Jul. 22
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14446
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14447
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14451
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14452
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am

THEA 160 F: Introduction to Sound Technology

Production and Design


This course introduces the student to sound technology for the theatre with emphasis placed on the physical properties of sound and the audio equipment used to bring sound to the stage and the concert hall. 36 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 CorequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 13286
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
8:00am - 10:35am

THEA 161 F: Sound Reinforcement Techniques

Production and Design


This course is designed to give the student understanding and working knowledge of both the science of sound reinforcement and the practical application of audio equipment for theatrical events, concerts and other public events. 18 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term.

Units: 2 CorequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 162 F: Sound Design for the Theatre

Production and Design


This course is designed to give the student understanding and working knowledge of both the science of sound reinforcement and the practical application of audio equipment for theatrical events, concerts and other public events. 18 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term.

Units: 2 CorequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 14761
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:30am - 1:40pm

THEA 170 F: Beginning Theatrical Lighting

Production and Design


This course involves the beginning study and execution of stage lighting with emphasis on equipment, control, color and their relationship to lighting design for the theatre. 36 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 CorequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 13255
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:20am - 1:40pm

THEA 171 F: Beginning Theatrical Costuming and Design

Production and Design


This course is an introduction to basic theatrical costuming. This course is designed to teach the student about costume design, costume history, costume construction, mask making, fabric modification and the working of a wardrobe crew as it applies to the entertainment industry. This course will culminate in a final project that reflects the student’s creativity. 36 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 CorequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 172 F: Stage Makeup

Production and Design


This course includes instruction and lab experience in all phases of theatrical makeup. Old age, character, fantasy, look-alike, stylized, historical period styles, facial hair, corrective as well as non-human styles of makeup and their color and application theory are covered in detail. 36 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 CorequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 13257
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:20am - 1:50pm

THEA 176 F: Beginning Playwright's Practicum

Directing and Playwriting


This course involves the study and practical development on a beginning level, of new and experimental plays. Students enrolling in this course will serve as playwrights, dramaturges, actors, directors, technicians and production assistants. An audition or interview is required for the purposes of assigning performance roles and technical positions. Additional hours may be required for technical, dress rehearsals and performances. 27-162 hours lab per term.

Units: .5 to 3 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 177 F: Beginning Director's Practicum

Directing and Playwriting


This course is the beginning study of the laboratory exploration of student or faculty directed one-act productions culminating in a series of public performances. Additional hours may be required for technical, dress rehearsals and performances. An audition or interview will be conducted for the purposes of assigning roles and technical positions. 27-162 hours lab per term.

Units: .5 to 3 Transfer Designation
CRN: 30524
Jun. 12 to Jul. 22
7:00pm - 10:50pm

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 178 F: Beginning Musical Theatre Production

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course involves the beginning study and exploration of all aspects of musical theatre production, culminating in a series of public performances. An audition or interview will be conducted for the purposes of assigning performance roles and technical positions. Additional hours for technical rehearsals, dress rehearsals and performances may be required. 27-162 lab hours per term.

Units: .5 to 3 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 180 F: Beginning Principles of Acting

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course is for the beginning “Broadway hopefuls”, offering an examination of the theatre elements that relate directly to performing onstage, including rehearsal and performance techniques, stage movement, vocal techniques, stage terminology and script analysis. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 CorequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 10863
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
8:00am - 11:10am
CRN: 10876
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
8:00am - 11:10am

THEA 181 F: Intermediate Principles of Acting

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course involves the intermediate level of study in the principles of contemporary acting techniques. Students will evaluate and execute the acting theories of the Stanislavsky system of acting, as assessed by the 20th century American acting leaders, Uta Hagen, Stella Adler, Robert Benedetti, Lee Strasberg and Boleslavsky. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 PrerequisiteCorequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 10886
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
8:00am - 11:10am

THEA 182 F: Advanced Principles of Acting I

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course is a continuation of Intermediate Principles of Acting with emphasis on the applications of stylistic techniques for the classics. Individual exercises and scene work in Greek/Roman, Liturgical Drama, Elizabethan, Restoration, Farce, Comedia through the exploration of the modern era Chekov, Ibsen, Strindberg and Shaw. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 PrerequisiteCorequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 10889
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
8:00am - 11:10am

THEA 183 F: Advanced Principles of Acting II

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course features in-depth study and practice of acting skills with increased emphasis on the application of the principles and theory of creative acting. Public performance of dramatic literature is required. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 PrerequisiteCorequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 184 F: Beginning Musical Theatre I

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course explores the development of the beginning fundamentals of acting, singing and movement for musical theatre through exercises, auditions, solo and group performances. An audition or interview is required for the purposes of assigning solos and group performance roles. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 13249
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
10:45am - 1:55pm

THEA 185 F: Beginning Musical Theatre II

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course further develops and explores beginning musical theatre skills. Students will utilize exercise, audition and choreography techniques as well as solo and group performances in order to become more proficient as musical theatre artists. An audition or interview is required for the purposes assigning solos and group performance roles. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 196 HF: Honors Creative Arts - Theatre

General Education


This course explores the nature of creativity through exposure to the performing arts, dance, literature and the fine arts. Honors students will make independent investigation into the various art forms and apply aesthetic theory to discover interrelationships between genres. Students are required to attend museums, concerts, theatrical and dance performances. Students who receive credit in this course may not receive credit in MUS 196HF or ART 196HF. 54 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 222 F: Acting for the Camera

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course encompasses the study and exercise in the special techniques of acting for the motion picture and television cameras. Emphasis will be placed on the audition process for commercials and TV/film technique along with the understanding of the various camera angles, shots, positions and actor behaviors unique to acting before a camera. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 225 F: Stage Directing

Directing and Playwriting


This class is a study of the background and techniques of the director in theatre, with an emphasis on practical experience in directing through class projects. 36 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 PrerequisiteCorequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 11466
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
3:30pm - 5:30pm

THEA 233 F: Intermediate Theatre Practicum

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course provides the study and lab exploration of all aspects of theater production, culminating in a series of public performances in the large proscenium theater. Additional hours may be required for technical, dress rehearsals, and performances.

Units: 1 to 2 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 14660
Aug. 28 to Oct. 16
11:33am - 11:33am

THEA 235 F: Experimental Theatre

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course involves the study and laboratory exploration of student or faculty directed one-act productions culminating in a series of public performances. Additional hours may be required for technical, dress rehearsals and performances. An audition or interview will be conducted for the purposes of assigning performance roles and technical positions. 108 hours lab per term.

Units: PrerequisiteTransfer Designation
CRN: 30526
Jun. 12 to Jul. 22
7:00pm - 10:50pm

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 244 F: Intermediate Lighting

Production and Design


This course involves the further study and execution of stage lighting with in-depth emphasis on equipment, control, color and their relationships to lighting design for the theatre. 36 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 12400
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:20am - 1:40pm

THEA 246 F: Intermediate Theatrical Costuming

Production and Design


This course develops intermediate skills in theatrical costuming including costume design for multiple venues and styles, historical research methods, costume construction, fabric identification and fabric modifications as it applies to the entertainment industry. 36 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term.

Units: PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 249 F: Intermediate Stage Crew Activity

Production and Design


This course covers intermediate practical applications of the technical aspects of theatre including the mounting and running of productions. Students may select from such diverse areas as scenery construction, scene painting, costume construction, lighting, audio, property construction, makeup, stage management, audience development as well as working as a running crew member for a production. 27-162 hours lab per term.

Units: 0.5 to 3 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation
CRN: 30531
Jun. 12 to Jul. 22
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14453
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14463
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14464
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14465
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am

THEA 250 F: Advanced Stage Crew Activity

Production and Design


This course covers advanced practical applications of the technical aspects of theatre including the mounting and running of productions. Students may select from such diverse areas as scenery construction, scene painting, costume construction, lighting, audio, property construction, makeup, stage management, audience development as well as working as a running crew member for a production. 27-162 hours lab per term.

Units: 0.5 to 3 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation
CRN: 30532
Jun. 12 to Jul. 22
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14466
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14467
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14468
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14469
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am

THEA 252 F: Intermediate Theatre Crafts Lab

Production and Design


This course is an intermediate experience in the construction and implementation of scenery, scenic painting, lighting, sound, costumes and properties for theatrical productions. Students are given practical experience in each area of production and the opportunities to develop intermediate skills in technical theater. 54-108 hours lab per term.

Units: 1 to 2 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 12943
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
2:00pm - 5:10pm
CRN: 14393
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
2:00pm - 5:10pm

THEA 253 F: Advanced Theatre Crafts Lab

Production and Design


This course provides advanced students experience in the construction and implementation of scenery, scenic painting, lighting, sound, costumes and properties for theatrical productions. Students are given practical experience in each area of production and the opportunities to develop advanced skills in technical theater.54-108 hours lab per term.

Units: 1 to 2 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 12944
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
2:00pm - 5:10pm
CRN: 14395
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
2:00pm - 5:10pm

THEA 256 F: 16-18th Century Theatrical Costume Construction

Production and Design


This course offers continued research and application of costume construction techniques and design elements unique to the 16th through 18th centuries and their application to present day costume construction and design. 36 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 257 F: 19th Century Theatrical Costume Construction

Production and Design


This course offers continued research and application of costume construction techniques and design elements unique to the nineteenth century and their application to present day costume construction and design. 36 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 258 F: 20th Century Theatrical Costume Construction

Production and Design


This course offers continued research and application of costume construction techniques and design elements unique to the 20th century and their application to present day costume construction and design. 36 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 259 F: Pre-16th Century Theatrical Costume Construction

Production and Design


This course offers continued research and application of costume construction techniques and design elements unique to historical periods before the 16th century and their application to present-day costume construction and design. 36 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 265 F: Theatre Management

Production and Design


This course is designed to teach the business of show business in educational, community, and professional theatre. Emphasis is placed on the contributions of the producer, production manager, and artistic director and the impact they have on theatre operations. This course is required of all students who are interested in management positions for the Theatre Arts Department productions. 36 hours lecture per term.

Units: 2 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 13892
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16

THEA 266 F: Stage Management

Production and Design


This course involves the study and the practical application of the practices of the Stage Manager as they pertain to the theatrical production process. Emphasis is placed on the duties, responsibilities and procedures from pre-production to post-production. This course is required of all students who are interested in stage management positions for the Theatre Arts Department productions. 54 hours lecture per term.

Units: 3 Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 12356
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:45am - 1:10pm

THEA 276 F: Intermediate Playwright's Practicum

Directing and Playwriting


This course involves the study and practical development on an intermediate level, of new and experimental plays. Students enrolling in this course will serve as playwrights, dramaturges, actors, directors, technicians and production assistants. An audition or interview will be conducted for the purposes of assigning performance roles and technical positions. Additional hours may be required for technical, dress rehearsals and performances. 27-162 hours lab per term.

Units: .5 to 3 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 277 F: Intermediate Director's Practicum

Directing and Playwriting


This course involves the study and practical development on an intermediate level, of new and experimental plays. Students enrolling in this course will serve as playwrights, dramaturges, actors, directors, technicians and production assistants. An audition or interview will be conducted for the purposes of assigning performance roles and technical positions. Additional hours may be required for technical, dress rehearsals and performances. 27-162 hours lab per term.

Units: .5 to 3 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation
CRN: 30525
Jun. 12 to Jul. 22
7:00pm - 10:50pm

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 278 F: Intermediate Musical Theatre Production

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


Additional hours for technical rehearsals, dress rehearsals and performances may be required. This course involves the intermediate study and exploration of all aspects of musical theatre production, culminating in a series of public performances. An audition or interview will be conducted for the purposes of assigning performance roles and technical positions. 27-162 lab hours per term.

Units: PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 284 F: Intermediate Musical Theatre I

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course is designed for the intermediate level student. This course explores the further development of acting, singing and choreography for the musical theatre stage. An audition or interview will be conducted for the purposes of assigning performance roles and technical positions. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

CRN: 13292
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
2:20pm - 5:30pm

THEA 285 F: Intermediate Musical Theatre II

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course is an in-depth study and further exploration of intermediate musical theatre skills. Students will continue to develop skills utilizing exercise, audition and choreography techniques as well as solo and group performances in order to improve as musical theatre artists. An audition or interview will be conducted for the purpose of assigning solos and group performance roles. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours lab per term.

Units: 3 PrerequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 286 F: Intermediate Musical Theatre Techniques Lab

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course is designed to give the intermediate musical theatre student individualized instruction in rehearsal and performance techniques while singing with an accompanist. An audition or interview will be conducted for the purposes of assigning performance roles and technical positions. 27 hours lab per term.

Units: CorequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 287 F: Intermediate Musical Theatre Workshop Lab

Acting, Performance and Musical Theatre


This course is designed to give the intermediate musical theatre student individualized instruction in musical theatre workshop lab while singing with an accompanist. An audition or interview will be conducted for the purposes of assigning solos and group performance roles. 27 hours lab per term.

Units: CorequisiteTransfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 290 F: Theatrical Production Techniques

Production and Design


This course involves the practical application of theatrical production techniques through the assignment of performance, technical theater, design, director or management positions. 54-162 hours lab per term.

Units: 1 to 3 PrerequisiteAdvisory Transfer Designation

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

 Sorry this course is not scheduled for this term.

THEA 298 F: Theatre Arts Internship

Production and Design


This course is designed to enable the Theatre Arts student to understand and demonstrate competence in a professional theatrical work environment through the combination of the application of extended classroom learning and the interaction of a professional theatrical supervisor. It is each student’s responsibility to obtain their own internship opportunity. 54-162 hours lab per term.

Units: 1 to 3 Advisory Transfer Designation
CRN: 30824
Jun. 12 to Aug. 2
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 30826
Jun. 12 to Aug. 2
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 30827
Jun. 12 to Aug. 2
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14988
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14989
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14990
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am

THEA 299 F: Theatre Arts: Independent Study

General Education


This course is designed for self-directed students who wish to increase their knowledge and experience in theatre. The instructor and student create a learning contract and schedule of weekly conferences and projected completion dates.

Units: 1 to 3 Transfer Designation
CRN: 30527
Jun. 12 to Jul. 22
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14684
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14686
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am
CRN: 14689
Aug. 28 to Dec. 16
11:33am - 11:33am