Courses

THEA 101 Fundamentals of Theatre

An introduction to the collaborative art of theatre and dramatic literature through lectures, discussion of basic artistic components involved in the theatrical process, and attending live theatre. (1) 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A N. Barre M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

THEA 103 Theatre Workshop

Laboratory work designed to give the student experience in mounting a play on the stage. May be repeated for credit.. Lecture: None; Laboratory: Approximately 40 hours/term. 1/4 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A N. Barre
B R. Bessolo
C V. Staff
D L. Warren
F V. Staff
J R. Bessolo

THEA 111 Voice and Diction

An overview of the use of voice in the theatre. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A L. Warren M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

THEA 203 Intermediate Theatre Lab

Enrollment in THEA 203 wil be reserved for students whose role/job is more substantial thus requiring additional commitment of time, engagement, and responsibilities. The type of jobs which qualify for THEA 203 may include: an assistant to a designer, a stage manager/assistant for a director, or an especially demanding acting role. (1/2) 1/2 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A N. Barre

THEA 212 Acting II

Continuation of the pratical application of the fundamental principles of acting, introduced in Acting 1, including voice, movement, analysis, and scene work. Lecture: 4.5 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • THEA 112 or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A L. Warren M/W 1:40PM-3:10PM

THEA 241 Theatre History II

A study of the history and literature of theatre from ca.1700 to present. It covers major developments in production conventions and dramatic literature, with attention given to theatre's connections to society. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
X N. Barre

THEA 312 Acting III

Advanced application of the principles of acting covered in THEA 112 & 212, with an emphasis on in-depth work leading to mature interpretation and performance. Lecture: 4.5 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • THEA-212 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A L. Warren M/W 1:40PM-3:10PM

THEA 325 Lighting Design

Lighting theory and basic electrical principles for stage applications, including drafting of light plots and the development of instrument schedules, cue sheets, etc. Students will use the computerized lighting system to gain experience i n cue writing and data entry. (Extra materials required.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • THEA-125 or permission. (THEA 225 recommended.) Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A R. Bessolo T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

THEA 406 Independent Study & Research

A program of advanced intensive study an d experience in theatre under the guidan ce of the departmental staff. The studen t must submit a written proposal to the Department before the beginning of Exami nation Week of the term prior to the ter m in which the work is to be done. See d epartmental guidelines. Lecture-Laborat ory: hours vary 1 Unit

Requisites

  • Departmental approval of proposal and three graded (not Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • P/F) one quarter units of Theater Workshop; THEA-405
  • or 407 is prerequisite to THEA-406

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A R. Bessolo