Theatre Arts

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TA 115 ACTING FOR TELEVISION AND FILM 3 Units Provides an overview of the basic techniques of acting on camera. Includes exercises in sense memory and effective memory, action, relaxation, and concentration. Emphasizes improvisational techniques, subjective camera monologues, auditions, and scene performance. (Same as TELE 115.) [D; CSU; UC]
TA 115 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89789 TA 115 60 06:00PM-07:05PM TTH 912 Warriner,John 15 10*
    07:15PM-08:45PM TTH 912      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, September 19, 2014 7:58 AM
TA 120 THEATRE WORKSHOP - PERFORMANCE 3 Units [Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment subject to audition conducted during the first week of class.] Covers acting skills and choreography for main-stage theatre productions. Requires attendance at rehearsals and performances. Selection by audition. [D; CSU; UC]
TA 120 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90857 TA 120 60 06:00PM-07:20PM W 911 Yeager,Ruff 11 8*
    07:30PM-09:50PM W 911      
    06:00PM-09:50PM TH 911      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/25/2014 Ends: 11/5/2014
Enrollment subject to audition conducted on Wednesday, 8/20. Call backs Thursday, 8/21. For RENT the MUSICAL Additional three hours to be scheduled per week.
*Open seats as of Friday, September 19, 2014 7:58 AM
TA 121 Theatre Workshop - Performance II 3 Units [Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment subject to audition conducted during the first week of class. Prerequisite: TA 120 or equivalent.] Explores the production of intermediate acting techniques for theatre mainstage presentation. Intermediate acting skills and choreography for theatre productions. (Selection by audition.) [D]
TA 121 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90719 TA 121 60 06:00PM-07:20PM W 911 Yeager,Ruff 11 28*
    07:30PM-09:50PM W 911      
    06:00PM-09:50PM TH 911      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/25/2014 Ends: 11/5/2014
Enrollment subject to audition conducted on Wednesday, 8/20. Call backs Thursday, 8/21. For RENT the MUSICAL Additional three hours to be scheduled per week.
*Open seats as of Friday, September 19, 2014 7:58 AM
TA 122 Theatre Workshop - Performance III 3 Units [Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment subject to audition conducted during the first week of class. Prerequisite: TA 121 or equivalent.] Emphasizes performance skills in major supporting roles and character actors, and performance of these roles for a mainstage audience. (Selection by audition.) [D]
TA 122 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90721 TA 122 60 06:00PM-07:20PM W 911 Yeager,Ruff 11 30*
    07:30PM-09:50PM W 911      
    06:00PM-09:50PM TH 911      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/25/2014 Ends: 11/5/2014
Enrollment subject to audition conducted on Wednesday, 8/20. Call backs Thursday, 8/21. For RENT the MUSICAL Additional three hours to be scheduled per week.
*Open seats as of Friday, September 19, 2014 7:58 AM
TA 123 Theatre Workshop - Performance IV 3 Units [Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment subject to audition conducted during the first week of class. Prerequisite: TA 122 or equivalent.] Emphasizes advanced performance skills in lead and major supporting roles, character analysis, and performances before an audience. (Selection by audition.) [D]
TA 123 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90722 TA 123 60 06:00PM-07:20PM W 911 Yeager,Ruff 11 30*
    07:30PM-09:50PM W 911      
    06:00PM-09:50PM TH 911      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/25/2014 Ends: 11/5/2014
Enrollment subject to audition conducted on Wednesday, 8/20. Call backs Thursday, 8/21. For RENT the MUSICAL Additional three hours to be scheduled per week.
*Open seats as of Friday, September 19, 2014 7:58 AM
TA 134 IMPROVISATION FOR THE THEATRE 3 Units Focuses on practice of the skills necessary to create spontaneous, original characters, and scenes. Improves the development of creative imagination, confidence, critical analysis, and integrates current and historical events into dramatic situations. [D; CSU]
TA 134 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89792 TA 134 60 06:00PM-07:50PM M 912 Pentilescu,Mark 18 6*
    08:00PM-09:50PM M 912      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
Additional 1 hour 5 minutes to be scheduled per week OR additional total of 23 hours 10 minutes to be scheduled.
*Open seats as of Friday, September 19, 2014 7:58 AM

Total Courses: 6 Total Sections: 6
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