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Department of Theatre and Dance
Spring 22 Theatre Classes

MW
9:40 am - 11:05 am
Pyles, C S
TA 102
11427

Theater 100: INTRODUCTION TO THE THEATER - 3 Units

This survey course will foster a student’s appreciation of the historical and cultural aspects of theater and the performing arts. Students examine all elements of live theater, its cultural and historical background, the contributions of various theater artists, and its overall purpose and influence within our society. Students explore all aspects of play production: playwriting, directing, acting, criticism, theater architecture, set design, costume design, lighting design, and the role of the audience.  UC/CSU; Meets IGETC 3A CSU C1.

This class section will meet in-person or in a hybrid format (in-person and online). Prior to enrolling in this class section, students must create a Cleared4 account and do one of the following:

  1. Present proof they have been fully vaccinated against the SARS-CoV-2 virus (Covid-19); OR

  2. Request a vaccination exemption for medical/religious reasons and undergo regular, weekly testing for COVID-19 infection. Medical/religious exempt students must start testing one-week before the class begins.

Please click the To Dos List & Holds tile on the MyCollege.laccd.edu homepage and click the COVID-19 Enrollment Restriction item for additional instructions on how to comply with the vaccination requirement for all in-person class sections. 28 of 28 LAVC ICVD

TTH
9:40 am - 11:05 am Coddington, C R INTERNET
16704

Theater 112: HISTORY OF WORLD THEATER II - 3 Units

Students examine the origins and development of world theater from ancient beginnings to modern times. Students will encounter topics that include the relationship of theater to the historical, political, social and religious events of the day, major authors and their works, the evolution of acting styles, changes in the use of the theatrical space and innovations in staging techniques.  UC/CSU; Meets IGETC 3A CSU C1.

This class requires students to be online and interacting with their instructor during the times shown in class schedule in addition to completing assignments.

TTH
11:20 am - 12:45 pm Coddington, C R INTERNET
20172

Theater 114: SCRIPT ANALYSIS - 3 Units

This course provides principles, theories, and techniques of play script analysis for theatrical production.  UC/CSU.

This class requires students to be online and interacting with their instructor during the times shown in class schedule in addition to completing assignments.

1:05 hrs/wk TBA
Coddington, C R
TA 104

(2/21/2022 - 6/6/2022)
22129

Theater 185: Directed Study - Theater - 1 Unit

This course allows students to pursue directed study in Theater on a contract basis under the direction of a supervising instructor. Special studies will be undertaken with the guidance of weekly faculty meetings. Topics or projects must be approved by the faculty member in charge.

This class section will meet in-person or in a hybrid format (in-person and online). Prior to enrolling in this class section, students must create a Cleared4 account and do one of the following:

1.   Present proof they have been fully vaccinated against the SARS-CoV-2 virus (Covid-19); OR
2.   Request a vaccination exemption for medical/religious reasons and undergo regular, weekly testing for COVID-19 infection. Medical/religious exempt students must start testing one-week before the class begins. 

Please click the To Dos List & Holds tile on the MyCollege.laccd.edu homepage and click the COVID-19 Enrollment Restriction item for additional instructions on how to comply with the vaccination requirement for all in-person class sections.

LAB 7Hr25Min /Wk TBA
Coddington, CR
INTERNET
21291

THEATER 232: PLAY PRODUCTION II - 2 Units

Students create and perform in a production before a live audience of the general public and community. Students participate in all areas, including acting, stage management, assistant directing, light and sound operation, costuming, props, and makeup in this collaborative process. Students must be available to meet all scheduled technical rehearsal and performance dates. The students' study culminates in a college public performance entered in the intercollegiate competition of the American College Theatre Festival.  UC/CSU. RPT 3.

This class section will meet in-person or in a hybrid format (in-person and online). Prior to enrolling in this class section, students must create a Cleared4 account and do one of the following:

1.   Present proof they have been fully vaccinated against the SARS-CoV-2 virus (Covid-19); OR

2.   Request a vaccination exemption for medical/religious reasons and undergo regular, weekly testing for COVID-19 infection. Medical/religious exempt students must start testing one-week before the class begins. 

Please click the To Do¿s List & Holds tile on the MyCollege.laccd.edu homepage and click the COVID-19 Enrollment Restriction item for additional instructions on how to comply with the vaccination requirement for all in-person class sections.
Audition or Interview for enrollment. (Starts - 2/21/2022 Ends - 6/6/2022)

MW
1:00 pm - 2:25 pm Pyles, C S
INTERNET
TA 131
11700

THEATER 240- Voice And Articulation For The Theater - 3 Units

The student focuses on the fundamentals of voice production and overall vocal effectiveness for the stage. Through theory, practice, exercises and performance, the student incorporates the following elements: relaxation, breath support, physical alignment, resonance, projection, pitch, articulation, variety and
expressiveness. 
Enrollment Requirement: Maximum of 4 enrollments in the Theater - Voice Theory Course Family.

This class section will meet in-person or in a hybrid format (in-person and online). Prior to enrolling in this class section, students must create a Cleared4 account and do one of the following:
1. Present proof they have been fully vaccinated against the SARS-CoV-2 virus (Covid-19); OR
2. Request a vaccination exemption for medical/religious reasons and undergo regular, weekly testing for COVID-19 infection. Medical/religious exempt students must start testing one-week before the class begins.
Please click the To Dos List & Holds tile on the MyCollege.laccd.edu homepage and click the COVID-19 Enrollment Restriction item for additional instructions on how to comply with the vaccination requirement for all in-person class sections. 28 of 28 LAVC ICVD

MW
11:20 am - 12:45 pm
Pyles, C S
TA 131
11781

Theater 270: BEGINNING ACTING - 3 Units

Students are introduced to the art and craft of acting, with a focus on freeing the actor’s voice, body and mind to begin to realize the possibilities for creative expression. Topics of study include: responding to impulse and working as an ensemble (through exercises, theater games, and improvisation); and the actor’s homework: researching a role, analyzing a text, and breaking down a script from an actor’s point of view. The semester-long investigation culminates in monologue work, scene study, audition technique, rehearsal methods, and working with a director.  C-ID: THTR 151.  UC:CSU.

This class section will meet in-person or in a hybrid format (in-person and online). Prior to enrolling in this class section, students must create a Cleared4 account and do one of the following:

1. Present proof they have been fully vaccinated against the SARS-CoV-2 virus (Covid-19); OR

2. Request a vaccination exemption for medical/religious reasons and undergo regular, weekly testing for COVID-19 infection. Medical/religious exempt students must start testing one-week before the class begins.

Please click the To Dos List & Holds tile on the MyCollege.laccd.edu homepage and click the COVID-19 Enrollment Restriction item for additional instructions on how to comply with the vaccination requirement for all in-person class sections. 

T
7:00 pm - 10:10 pm
Coddington CR
TA 131
25506

Theater 270: BEGINNING ACTING - 3 Units

Students are introduced to the art and craft of acting, with a focus on freeing the actor’s voice, body and mind to begin to realize the possibilities for creative expression. Topics of study include: responding to impulse and working as an ensemble (through exercises, theater games, and improvisation); and the actor’s homework: researching a role, analyzing a text, and breaking down a script from an actor’s point of view. The semester-long investigation culminates in monologue work, scene study, audition technique, rehearsal methods, and working with a director. C-ID: THTR 151.  UC:CSU.

This class will meet on campus. Masks and physical distancing are required.

TTh
1:30 pm - 3:35 pm
11289 and 16240
Coddington CR
TA 101

Theater 272: INTERMEDIATE APPLIED ACTING - 3 Units

Prerequisite: THEATER 270 with a grade of C or better.

Required of all theater acting majors.

Students will continue to apply the principles introduced in Theater 270: Beginning Acting to texts and roles that are increasingly more demanding and sophisticated. Scene and monologue work will be drawn from realistic contemporary plays as well as from the modern classic repertory. 
UC/CSU. . C-ID: THTR 152.

This class will meet on campus. Masks and physical distancing are required.

MW
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
11330
and 11336
Pyles, C S
TA 131

Theater 279: MUSICAL THEATER - 2 Units

Prerequisite: None.

This is a performance class which integrates the elements of voice, dance and acting as required for performing in musicals. Emphasis is placed on learning musical theater techniques and preparing successful audition material for musicals. 
UC/CSU.  RPT 3.

This class will meet on campus. Masks and physical distancing are required.

MW
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
11344
 and 11350
Pyles, C S
TA 131

Theater 282:  ADVANCED MUSICAL THEATER - 2 Units

Prerequisite: THEATER 279 with a grade of C or better and audition
and/or interview required.

This course is an advanced performance class which further integrates the elements of voice, dance and acting as required for performing in musicals. Emphasis is placed on expanded repertoire in both vocal and dance performance.  UC/CSU.  RPT 3..

This class will meet on campus. Masks and physical distancing are required.

2:20 hrs/wk TBA
Pyles, C S
TA 104

(Starts 09/13/2021, Ends 12/19/2021)
11373

Theater 285: Directed Study - Theater - 2 Units

This course allows students to pursue directed study in Theater on a contract basis under the direction of a supervising instructor. Special studies will be undertaken with the guidance of weekly faculty meetings. Topics or projects must be approved by the faculty member in charge.  CSU.

This class will meet on campus. Masks and physical distancing are required.

3:35 hrs/wk TBA
Svastics, M I
TA 104

(Starts 09/13/2021, Ends 12/19/2021)
22097

Theater 291: REHEARSALS AND PERFORMANCES I - 1 Unit

In this course students are actively involved in the production of a Theatre department play presented before a public audience. All areas of the production process are incorporated, including acting, stage management, technical theatre and back stage crews, costumes, make up and house management. Students must be available to meet all scheduled technical rehearsal and performance dates. Study culminates in a college public performance entered in the American College Theatre Festival.   UC/CSU.  RPT 2.

This class will meet on campus. Masks and physical distancing are required.

7:25 hrs/wk TBA
Pyles, C S
TA 104

(Starts 09/13/2021, Ends 12/19/2021)
22092

Theater 292: REHEARSALS AND PERFORMANCES II - 2 Units

In this course students are actively involved in the production of a Theatre department play presented before a public audience. All areas of the production process are incorporated, including acting, stage management, technical theatre and back stage crews, costumes, make up and house management. Students must be available to meet all scheduled technical rehearsal and performance dates. Study culminates in a college public performance entered in the American College Theatre Festival.  UC/CSU.  RPT 2.

This class will meet on campus. Masks and physical distancing are required.

TTh
1:30 pm - 3:35 pm
Svastics, M I
TA 102

11494 and 11496

Theater 301: STAGE CRAFT - 3 Units

This course is an introduction and laboratory practice of technical theatre, including the creation of scenic elements and solving the practical problems involved in all technical aspects of mounting a stage production. Areas of concentration include painting techniques, set construction, set movement, prop construction, backstage organization, lighting hang and focus, and basic sound set up.  UC/CSU.

This class will meet on campus. Masks and physical distancing are required.

MW
1:30 pm - 2:55 pm
Svastics, M I
TA 102

25507

Theater 310: INTRO TO THEATRICAL LIGHTING - 3 Units

This course presents the basic skills of theatrical lighting, its equipment, medium and design; with special emphasis on practical application of computer-aided drafting, design and intelligent lighting systems.  UC/CSU.

This class will meet on campus. Masks and physical distancing are required.

3:35 hrs/wk TBA Pyles, C S
TA 104
11623

THEATER 385: Directed Study - Theater - 3 Units

This course allow students to pursue directed study in Theater on a contract basis under the direction of a supervising instructor. Special studies will be undertaken with the guidance of weekly faculty meetings. Topics or projects must be approved by the faculty member in charge.  CSU.

This class will meet on campus. Masks and physical distancing are required.

W
11:35 am - 1:00 pm
25508
TA 102
And
1:25 hrs/wk TBA Pyles, C S
INTERNET

Theater 405: COSTUME DESIGN - 3 Units

Students will study costume design for the stage. This course includes a survey of the basic silhouettes and terminology of historical periods and an introduction to shop procedures along with the beginning principles and techniques of design including character analysis, figure drawing and rendering sketches for theatrical
productions. 
UC/CSU.

This class will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to meet in-person, face-to-face with their instructor during the times shown (masks and physical distancing are required), AND to work online during the scheduled times and/or independently each week for the amount of TBA hours shown on schedule in addition to completing assignments.