Theatre Arts

Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will be able to apply skills and knowledge of theatre in preparation for transferability or vocation; analyze a play from script to performance; identify theatre terms and occupations; and identify theatre as a collaborative art form.
Option 2: Acting
Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will be able to apply skills and knowledge of theatre in preparation for transferability or vocation; analyze a play from script to performance; identify theatre terms and occupations; and identify theatre as a collaborative art form.

All courses used to satisfy the major for the Associate in Arts degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR MAJOR UNITS
  OPTION 1 - GENERAL
  T ART 101 Introduction to Theatre

3

  T ART 171  Stagecraft  3
 

Select 4 units from the following:

  T ART 160 Rehearsal & Performance in Musical Theatre Production 2-4
  T ART 161 Rehearsal & Performance in Classical Theatre Production 2-4
  T ART 162 Rehearsal & Performance in Modern Theatre Production 2-4
  T ART 163 Rehearsal & Performance in Contemporary Theatre Production 2-4
  T ART 164 Rehearsal & Performance in New Works & Experimental Theatre Production 2-4
  T ART 180 Technical Theatre in Musical Production 2-4 
   T ART 181 Technical Theatre in Classical Production  2-4 
  T ART 182  Technical Theatre in Modern Production  2-4 
   T ART 183 Technical Theatre in Contemporary Production   2-4
  T ART 184 Technical Theatre in New Works, Devised and Experimental Production   2-4
 

Select 3 units from the following:

  T ART 100 Introduction to Acting

3

  T ART 103 Acting Fundamentals I

3

  Select 9 units from the following:
  DANCE 130  Choreography

 1.5

  DANCE 140 Movement for Theatre I 1
  DANCE 141 Movement for Theatre II  1
  DANCE 145 Movement for Musical Theatre 1
  SPCH 105 Voice and Diction    3
T ART 102 Theatre History

3

  T ART 107 Drama Heritage: Play Structure, Form, and Analysis 3
  T ART 109 Stage Make-up I

2

T ART 109 T ART 110 Stage Make-up II

1

  T ART 121 Stage Scenic Design

2

  T ART 123 Stage Costume Design Workshop

3

Corequisite: Enrollment in one of the following: DANCE 134, 135; MUSIC 143, 146, 147, 170, 231, 235, 236, 237; T ART 160, 161, 162, 163, 164. T ART 129 Backstage Lab for Performers

1

  One course from the following:
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 116 Introduction to Drama

3

  ENGL 125 Shakespeare

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101 HUMAN 117 Creativity, Culture, and Society: Kaleidoscope

3

  SPCH 105 Voice and Diction

3

T ART 103 or equivalent T ART 104 Acting Fundamentals II

3

T ART 101, 103, 104 T ART 106 Introduction to Theatrical Directing 3
  T ART 140 Introduction for Performance for the Camera 3
  T ART 151 Theater Management 3
  T ART 155 Introduction to Playwriting 3
  Total Units Required   25-29
 

OPTION 2 - ACTING

  T ART 101 Introduction to Theatre

3

  T ART 103 Acting Fundamentals I

3

  T ART 107 Drama Heritage: Play Structure, Form, and Analysis

3

  T ART 109 Stage Make-up I

2

  T ART 111 Voice for the Actor 3
Corequisite: Enrollment in one of the following: DANCE 134, 135; MUSIC 143, 146, 147, 170, 231, 235, 236, 237; T ART 160, 161, 162, 163, 164. T ART 129 Backstage Lab for Performers

1

  Select 2 units from the following:
  DANCE 125 Tap Dance I 

1.5

  DANCE 140  Movement for Theatre I   1
   DANCE 141 Movement for Theatre II   1
   DANCE 145 Movement for Musical Theatre   1.5
   DANCE 190 Beginning Yoga   1.5
  Select 4 units from the following:   
  T ART 123   Stage Costume Design Workshop  3
  T ART 171 Stagecraft

3

   T ART 180 Technical Theatre in Musical Production   2-4
  T ART 181  Technical Theatre in Classical Production   2-4
  T ART 182  Technical Theatre in Modern Production   2-4
   T ART 183 Technical Theatre in Contemporary Production   2-4
  T ART 184  Technical Theatre in New Works, Devised, and Experimental Production   2-4
 

Select 4 units from the following:

  T ART 160 Rehearsal & Performance in Musical Theatre Production 2-4
  T ART 161 Rehearsal & Performance in Classical Theatre Production 2-4
  T ART 162 Rehearsal & Performance in Modern Theatre Production 2-4
  T ART 163 Rehearsal & Performance in Contemporary Theatre Production 2-4
  T ART 164 Rehearsal & Performance in New Works & Experimental Theatre Production 2-4
  One course from the following:
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 116 Introduction to Drama

3

  ENGL 125 Shakespeare

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101 HUMAN 117 Creativity, Culture, and Society: Kaleidoscope

3

  MUSIC 135 Voice Training I 2
Ability to sing with good pitch and acceptable vocal quality MUSIC 170 Music Theatre Workshop 3
 

SPCH 101

Public Speaking

3

 

SPCH 105

Voice and Diction

3

An audition may be required SPCH 106 Oral Interpretation of Literature

3

  T ART 102 Theatre History

3

T ART 103 or equivalent T ART 104 Acting Fundamentals II

3

  T ART 106  Introduction to Directing   3
  T ART 140 Introduction for Performance for the Camera 3
  T ART 155  Introduction to Playwriting   3
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 28-38.5
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.  
August 2016 GCC Catalog 2016-2017

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