Class Schedule

Class Schedule For Theatre - Fall2022

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Table Of Contents

THEA 1 - Introduction To Theatre (3 Units)

Primarily for non-majors interested in acquiring a background of information in theatre. Plays, history, acting theories, technical methods and people in the theatre. Lectures, demonstrations and discussions will characterize the greater portion of the course.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 1 Section 01 80361 1 Lecture 100/29 MW SHS113 1200PM-0115PM Staff ARTS (C1)

THEA 2 - Hist-Ancient To Renaissan (3 Units)

Broad survey of the nature and development of theatrical performance from ancient times through the Renaissance which emphasizes the relationship between theatre and the larger philosophical social and political concerns of its time.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 2 Section 01 80010 1 Lecture 55/36 MWF SHS240 0900AM-0950AM Staff ARTS (C1)

THEA 5 - Aesthetics Theatre+Film (3 Units)

Interpretations of seminal dramatic scripts emphasizing the aesthetics of the theatrical art in relation to the cinematic medium.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 5 Section 01 87105 1 Discussion 40/20 MW SHS240 0300PM-0440PM Staff ARTS (C1)

THEA 9 - Appreciation Of Acting (3 Units)

Examination of the art of acting, including a review of actors and acting - past and present. Basic exercises in voice and diction, movement, and character will be utilized.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 9 Section 01 80011 1 Discussion 55/38 TR SHS101 0900AM-1015AM Staff ARTS (C1)
03 book for THEA 9 Section 03 80686 1 Discussion 55/43 TR STH1 0900AM-1015AM Staff ARTS (C1)
04 book for THEA 9 Section 04 80744 1 Discussion 55/38 TR STH1 1030AM-1145AM Staff ARTS (C1)
05 book for THEA 9 Section 05 81154 1 Discussion 100/0 WEBONLINE - Staff AB386,ARTS (C1),FL

THEA 11 - Acting Study I (3 Units)

An introduction to, and a solid working foundation of, the basic building blocks of the acting craft. Through ensemble building, personal reflection, physical commitment, and vocal awareness exercises, students have the opportunity to improve and grow as an actor in both individual and partnered performance. Key learning goals include the ability to understand, interpret and execute the foundational elements of drama (plot, character, thought, and language).

Prerequisite: Theatre and Dance Majors or Minors or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 11 Section 01 80576 1 Activity 17/10 MW SHS249 1200PM-0140PM Staff

THEA 14 - Stage Makeup/Costume Construct (3 Units)

This course provides a comprehensive look at the technical side of stage makeup and stage costumes, with an emphasis on makeup application and costume construction. Students learn use of materials, equipment, theatre terminology, and the practical aspects of costume and stage makeup realization. Students work on costume and makeup projects from start to finish in the makeup lab and costume shop.

Note: Enrollment restricted to Theatre Majors/Minors, Dance Majors/Minors; non-majors enrolled with Department approval only; Instructor permission required to enroll concurrently with THEA 16 or 20.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 14 Section 01 80596 1 Discussion 16/4 M SHS300 0900AM-1040AM Staff
02 book for THEA 14 Section 02 80597 1 Laboratory 16/4 W SHS300 0900AM-1040AM Staff

THEA 16 - Stagecraft (3 Units)

Principles of scenic and stage prop construction, techniques of mounting and shifting stage scenery, and the study of ground plans and construction drawings for theatrical production. Lecture/lab activity.

Note: May not be taken concurrently with THEA 14 or THEA 20 without instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 16 Section 01 80651 1 Discussion 16/5 T SHS300 1200PM-0140PM Staff
02 book for THEA 16 Section 02 80652 1 Laboratory 16/5 R SHS300 1200PM-0140PM Staff

THEA 20 - Lighting (3 Units)

Principles of stage lighting, fixtures, control and color. Introduction to basic concepts and practices of lighting design. Lecture/lab activity.

Note: May not be taken concurrently with THEA 14 or THEA 16 without instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 20 Section 01 81162 1 Discussion 16/0 M SHS300 1200PM-0140PM Staff
02 book for THEA 20 Section 02 81163 1 Laboratory 16/0 W SHS300 1200PM-0140PM Staff

THEA 21 - First Year Seminar (3 Units)

Introduction to the meaning of higher education, resources of the University, and skills for lifelong learning. Designed to help students develop academic success strategies and to improve information literacy, intercultural competence, and integrative thinking. Provides students with the opportunity to interact with fellow students and seminar faculty to build a community of academic and personal support.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 21 Section 01 80654 1 Seminar 25/25 TR SHS249 1030AM-1145AM Staff E

THEA 96A - Stage & Prod. Management (3 Units)

Explores the relationship between stage and production management, including the preparation of prompt scripts, pre- and post-production planning and organization, as well as the management of actors, technical rehearsals, and performances. This course focuses on historical and global perspectives, communication tools, and strategies used in the creation and organization of a theatrical production. May count as an elective for the major with advisor approval.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 96A Section 01 87103 1 Discussion 30/27 MW SHS101 1000AM-1115AM Staff

THEA 102A - Voice+Movement I (3 Units)

Introduction to the basic fundamentals of voice production and movement for the actor. Basic anatomy and physiology, relaxation, alignment, and breath work and its connection to movement. Feldenkrais, the Alexander Technique, and physical strengthening exercises are used in combination with vocal exercises to develop the actor's voice and body. Vocal and physical improvisation are introduced through various voice and movement exercises.

Prerequisite: THEA 11.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 102A Section 01 80585 1 Activity 16/4 TR SHS132 0900AM-1040AM Staff

THEA 104 - Acting Study II (3 Units)

To further develop the basic concepts of acting through scene work from the American modern repertoire. Particular emphasis is placed on the importance of a play's given circumstances, and the commitment required to make bold, active tactic choices when developing a character. Further investigation of the actor's process in analyzing text and incorporating research through character analysis, as it ties into performance, are explored.

Prerequisite: THEA 11, THEA 102A or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 104 Section 01 81406 1 Activity 16/1 MW SHS249 0300PM-0440PM Staff

THEA 107 - Directing (3 Units)

Practical experience in production procedures, characterization and basic principles of play direction. Analyzes directing techniques. Class typically attends a rehearsal and performance at Capital Stage (professional theatre in Midtown).

Note: Field trip.

Prerequisite: THEA 2, THEA 3, THEA 11, THEA 14, THEA 16, THEA 20, THEA 100

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 107 Section 01 80012 1 Activity 16/0 TR STH1 0300PM-0450PM Staff

THEA 110 - Acting Study III: Adv Acting (3 Units)

The study of ways to research, rehearse and perform advanced acting styles and techniques with an emphasis on text analysis, given circumstances, subtext, and heightened language.

Note: May be taken twice for credit.

Prerequisite: THEA 11, THEA 102A and/or THEA 102B, THEA 104 or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 110 Section 01 86564 1 Activity 16/0 TR 1200PM-0140PM Staff

THEA 115A - Multicultural Puppetry (3 Units)

Multicultural puppetry was developed to introduce the student to the techniques and construction of puppetry and its use in a multicultural setting. Puppetry has been found to be an excellent tool for the teaching of multiculturalism to children. Emphasizes the methodology in the development of multicultural/multilingual scripts and their use in the implementation of curriculum. The ability to speak a second language is not a prerequisite.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 115A Section 01 80481 1 Discussion 40/25 M SHS300 0430PM-0520PM Staff ARTS (C1),RE
02 book for THEA 115A Section 02 80482 1 Activity 20/9 M SHS300 0530PM-0730PM Staff ARTS (C1),RE
03 book for THEA 115A Section 03 80687 1 Activity 20/16 W SHS300 0530PM-0730PM Staff ARTS (C1),RE

THEA 118 - Children's Theatre (3 Units)

Study of special problems and techniques in the production of formal and improvisational drama for children; a consideration of techniques, methods and materials for use in the classroom to support and supplement curricular goals.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 118 Section 01 80013 1 Lecture 55/22 MW SHS101 0300PM-0415PM Staff
02 book for THEA 118 Section 02 80014 1 Lecture 55/13 TR SHS101 0300PM-0415PM Staff

THEA 120A - Practicum Technical Production (1 Units)

Practical experience in handling technical stagecraft problems, stage management, and crew management. Activity and participation in major productions. Four hours per week minimum required in workshop.

Note: THEA 120A requires students to work on one departmental production a semester for a minimum of 4 hours/week; may be repeated for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 120A Section 01 80015 1 Activity 20/0 F SHS113 0900AM-1150AM Staff

THEA 120B - Practicum Technical Production (2 Units)

Practical experience in handling technical stagecraft problems, stage management, crew management. Activity and participation in major productions. Eight hours minimum a week required workshop.

Note: THEA 120B requires student to work on two departmental productions a semester for a minimum of 8 hours/week; may be repeated for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 120B Section 01 87129 1 Activity 10/3 F SHS113 1200PM-0250PM Staff

THEA 121 - Rehearsal & Performance (1 Units)

Participation in the preparation, rehearsal and performance of a departmental production. Approximately 50 hours of participation (including rehearsal and performance time) for one unit of credit. Admission by audition. A total of six undergraduate units may be taken.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 121 Section 01 80016 1 Activity 20/20 M SHS113 0600PM-0850PM Staff
02 book for THEA 121 Section 02 80017 1 Activity 20/20 T SHS113 0600PM-0850PM Staff
03 book for THEA 121 Section 03 80666 1 Activity 20/20 W SHS113 0600PM-0850PM Staff
04 book for THEA 121 Section 04 81459 1 Activity 20/20 R SHS113 0600PM-0850PM Staff

THEA 123 - Lighting and Set Design (3 Units)

Advancement in the methods of developing concepts for and of productions involving analysis of the script, research and spatial awareness in relation to scenic and lighting design.

Prerequisite: THEA 16 and THEA 20 or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 123 Section 01 81408 1 Lecture 16/5 T SHS300 0900AM-1040AM Staff
02 book for THEA 123 Section 02 81409 1 Activity 16/5 R SHS300 0900AM-1040AM Staff

THEA 155 - Contemporary World Cinema (3 Units)

A historical review of the development of major international film styles and themes. Theoretical and critical concepts derived from this study of international film and then used as the basis to analyze contemporary films of South America, Europe, India, East Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Emphasis is on both the development of formal film techniques and a comparison of the unique cultural values that shape the film narrative style.

Crosslisted: FILM 155

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 155 Section 01 80431 1 Lecture 35/0 W DLN1010 0530PM-0830PM Staff

THEA 170 - Afro-American Thea/Culture (3 Units)

Survey of African American theatre and drama as a reflection of African American history and culture from slavery to today. This is a writing-intensive course.

Prerequisite: GWAR certification before Fall 09; or WPJ score of 80+; or 3-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W; or 4-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X; or WPJ score 70 or 71 and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 170 Section 01 80912 1 Lecture 35/19 TR MRP1010 0300PM-0415PM Staff ARTS (C1),WI

THEA 173 - Cntmp Chicano/Latino Thea (3 Units)

Study of contemporary Chicano/Latino, Chicana/Latina theatre and drama from 1965 to the present, and its approaches toward performance. The course focuses on new trends, influences and new developments in playwriting, directing, performance styles, and its impact on the movie industry.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 173 Section 01 80665 1 Lecture 55/46 M SHS240 0530PM-0820PM Staff ARTS (C1)

THEA 174 - Multicul Persp Am Theatre (3 Units)

Study of the historical and artistic contributions of Native Americans, Chicano/Latinos, African-Americans and Asian-Americans to American Theatre. Focuses on a range of plays from various ethnic and racial groups, forming a multicultural classroom experience; specifically study groups, from 1965 to the present, and examine the cultural, sociological and political climate in which these plays were created.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 174 Section 01 81059 1 Lecture 55/25 TR SHS240 1030AM-1145AM Staff ARTS (C1),RE

THEA 175 - Multicul Persp Am Film (3 Units)

Study of the historical and artistic contributions of Native American, Chicano/Latino, African-Americans and Asian American to the American cinema. The course will concentrate on a range of films with an emphasis on multicultural theoretical and critical writings and will examine the cultural and socio-political climate in which these films were crafted.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 175 Section 01 86563 1 Lecture 40/0 T DLN1010 0530PM-0830PM Staff ARTS (C1),RE

THEA 199 - Special Problems Theatre (1-3 Units)

Individual project or directed reading.

Note: Departmental petition required.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for THEA 199 Section 01 80018 1 Independent Study 10/9 - Staff

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Class Attribute Codes

AB386 - On Line

ARTS (C1) - Arts (Area C1)

E - Understanding Personal Development (E)

FL - Fully Online (no In-Person Meetings Incl. Finals)

RE - Race & Ethnicity Graduation Requirement (RE)

WI - SAC:WRITING INTENSIVE GRAD REQ

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (08/29/2022 to 12/09/2022)