Theater Arts

THEATRE ARTS
(Associate in Arts)
Required Courses                                                       Units
THART 10 Introduction to Theatre………………………………………. 3
THART 11A Introduction to Acting……………………………………… 3
THART 29R College Theatre………………………………………………. 3
THART 12A Advanced Studies in Acting……………………………… 3
Plus 6 units to be selected from the following………………………. 6
        THART 11B, 12B, 29R, 34, 45A, 45B;
        SPECH 1, 4R, MCOMM 2, 4; ENGL 2
Total units required for degree major………………………………… 18

Courses

THART 10—Introduction to Theatre  (3 units)       CSU/UC
Study of theatre and its relationship to other arts and humanities, including survey of theatre history, study of important plays, and current Yuba College Theatre productions. (L)

THART 11A—Introduction to Acting  (3 units)      CSU/UC
Basics of acting for the stage will be explored and developed, including voice and diction, movement, improvisational technique, characterization, and scene study. Several monologues and scenes will be developed and presented in the class.

THART 11B—Introduction to Acting  (3 units)      CSU/UC
Pantomime, stage movement, imagination, improvisation, verse study, and characterization; emphasis on more complex scenes and plays, including classic theatre. Prerequisite: THART 11A.

THART 12A—Advanced Studies in Acting  (3 units)                                      CSU/UC
Development of the skills of vocal projection, auditioning, stage movement, and character motivation; participation in one-act or full-length play at end of the semester. Prerequisite: THART 11A or THART 29R.

THART 12B—Advanced Studies in Acting  (3 units)                                      CSU/UC
Development of the skills of vocal projection, auditioning, stage movement, and character motivation; participation in one-act or full-length play at end of semester. Prerequisite: THART 12A.

THART 26R—Musical Theatre Workshop  (3 units)     CSU
Fundamentals of musical theatre performance; singing, acting, dancing, orchestra, and technical stagework.  Students may specialize in area of interest.  Works to be selected from various periods and syles.  Participation in Yuba College production is required. (Repeatable: May be taken four times only.)

THART 29R—College Theatre  (2 or 3 units)          CSU/UC
Fundamentals of theatrical performance in all areas of theater (acting, directing, design, technical) culminating in a theatre production; plays to be selected from various periods and styles. (L) (Repeatable: May be taken four times only.)

THART 32R—Film Studies: Focus on …  (3 units)                                          CSU/UC
Study of a particular director/artist, genre, or national cinema; students view and discuss full-length feature films; topic to be specified in class schedule. (Repeatable: May be taken four times only.) (L)

THART 33—History of Film  (3 units)                      CSU/UC
Chronological survey of the motion picture; traces the development of the art, technology, and social importance of film during the last 100 years; screenings of significant and representative narrative, documentary, and experimental films from the silent to the modern era. Not open for credit to student with credit in HUMAN 33 or ENGL 33. (L)

THART 34—Introduction to Film  (3 units)             CSU/UC
Study of film as art and its influence on society, including interpretation, criticism, and technical developments; view and discuss full-length feature films. Not open for credit with credit in ENGL 34 or HUMAN 34. (L)

THART 45A—Production and Technical Theatre
                (3 units)                                                       CSU/UC
Practices, terminology, and organization of contemporary theatre technology; exercises in construction and implementation of all technical aspects of production (sets, lighting, sound, costumes, properties, stage management, and make up). Integrated with College Theatre productions. Corequisite: THART 29R or 26R. (L)

THART 45B—Production and Technical Theatre
                (3 units)                                                       CSU/UC
Practices, terminology, and organization of contemporary theatre technology; exercises in construction and implementation of all technical aspects of production (sets, lighting, sound, costumes, properties, stage management, and make up). Integrated with College Theatre productions. Corequisite: THART 26R or 29R. Prerequisite: THART 45A.