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Theater Arts LPC
THEA 1A Theory/Practice of Acting I 3.00 Units
This course prepares a student to apply basic acting theory to performance and develops the skills of interpretation of drama through acting. Special attention is paid to skills for performance: memorization, stage movement, vocal production, and interpretation of text. An introduction to the techniques and theories of acting, explored through improvisation, exercises and scene study. Students should be able to demonstrate the following skills: development of the physical and psychological resources for acting including relaxation, concentration, creativity, believability, and commitment. Strongly Recommended: ENG 1A
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 1B Theory/Practice of Acting II 3.00 Units
Continued exploration of the theory and practice of acting, focusing on more complex characterization and character analysis. Introduction to theatrical styles and period acting with emphasis on monologues and scenes. Prerequisite: THEA 1A with a minimum grade of C or an equivalent acting class or acting performance experience.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 3A Beginning Improvisation 3.00 Units
An entry level course designed to introduce to students to concepts of improvisation and creative dramatics . It will encourage students to "think out of the box", promoting creative problem solving within a supportive ensemble. Recommended for non-majors (Early Childhood education, Business, Speech/Communication majors especially encouraged) as well as Theatre: AA students.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 3B Intermediate Improvisation 3.00 Units
This course will teach students Long-Form Improvisation. The class will concentrate on finding style and improving skills through various in class, supportive, exercises. We will focus on accepting/supporting, creating honest and strong relationship, and developing complex and engaging circumstances. Prerequisite: THEA 3A with a minimum grade of C/P
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 4 American Cultures in Theater 3.00 Units
The history, representation and contributions of various ethnic groups in American theater and the study of theater as an instrument for expressing and understanding cultural identity. The focus will be on at least three of the following groups: African American, Asian American, and Latin Americans and Native Americans. Strongly Recommended: ENG 1A
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 5 Theater for Young Audiences 3.00 Units
Introduction to the history, theory, and techniques of theater for young audiences. Creation, including possible props, puppets, masks, and costumes, and performance of a theatrical production to be performed for local K-12 students. All enrolled will be a part of the production and will learn aspects of touring a show including public relations, audio, and transportation. Casting is subject to audition. Strongly Recommended: THEA 1A with a minimum grade of C
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 10 Introduction to Dramatic Arts 3.00 Units
A survey of the elements of Theater event and its contribution to cultures and societies throughout history. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for ENG 1A
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 14 Bay Area Theatre 3.00 Units
Appreciation of theatrical performances through reading, evaluating and attending live productions. Specific content is determined by currently available theatrical productions.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 29A Independent Study, Theater .50 to 2.00 Units
Supervised study in the area of Theater. Any student interested in registering for an Independent Studies course should contact a full/part-time instructor or dean in the appropriate area.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 39A Musical Theater Workshop-Begin 4.00 Units
Training in performance skills for the musical theater, with emphasis on acting, stage movement and vocal production. Solo, duet and ensemble work.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 39B Musical Theater Workshop-Inter 4.00 Units
Intermediate training in performance skills for the musical theater, with emphasis on acting, stage movement and vocal production. Study includes written analyses, musical theater staging and basic acting and vocal techniques. Prerequisite: THEA 39A with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 39C Musical Theater Workshop-Advan 4.00 Units
Advanced training in performance skills for the musical theater, with emphasis on acting, stage movement and vocal production. Study includes auditioning techniques and critical analyses of musical theater performances. Prerequisite: THEA 39B with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 41B Adv. Passport to Thea.-Musical 1.00 Unit
Advanced level participation in scheduled Musical performances of the theater department as a performer, stage manager, assistant director/designer or running crew member. Prerequisite: THEA 57C or THEA 57D with a minimum grade of C or Instructor Approval
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 47A Perform in Prod:Intro Live 3.00 Units
This course provides instruction and supervised participation in theatre rehearsal and performance. On stage participation in cast of scheduled main stage production. Enrollment by Audition only for the duration of the production.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 47B Performance in Prod: Beginning 3.00 Units
As a continuation of THEA 47A, students will participate in the cast of a scheduled main stage production. Emphasis will be on character development, objectives, and actions. Prerequisite: THEA 47A with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 47C Performance in Prod: Intermed. 3.00 Units
This course is a continuation of THEA 47B. Student will participate in the cast of a scheduled main stage production. This course will focus on rehearsal technique, personal creative exploration, and ensemble building and motivated performance response. Prerequisite: THEA 47B with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 47D Performance in Prod: Advanced 3.00 Units
As a continuation of THEA 47C, students will continue to develop onstage with participation in the cast of the scheduled main stage production. This course will emphasize complexity and polish in performance, personal and creative development as a theater professional, and outreach and publicity obligations. Prerequisite: THEA 47C with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 48A Tech Theater in Prod-Beginning 3.00 Units
Students will gain practical experience in the application of production responsibilities in any of the following: stage management, house management, construction, scenery, properties, costume, lighting, sound and running crews. Enrollment is for the duration of the semester. Strongly Recommended: THEA 50 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 48B Tech Theater in Prod:Intermed. 3.00 Units
Participation in scheduled productions and events as crew members and/or construction of said productions technical elements, including lighting and sound implementation. Enrollment is for the duration of the semester. Students may participate in the design and board operation of multiple productions or events per semester. Strongly Recommended: THEA 50 with a minimum grade of C THEA 48A
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 48C Tech Theater Production-Adv. 3.00 Units
Participation in scheduled productions as designer and/ or assistant designers of said productions technical elements, including scenic, costume, lighting and sound design. Enrollment is for the duration of the semester. Students may participate in more than one production per semester, as needed. Prerequisite: THEA 48A with a minimum grade of C (May be taken concurrently), THEA 50L with a minimum grade of C or THEA 51 or THEA 52 with a minimum grade of C Strongly Recommended: MATH 107 or MATH 107B with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 48D Tech.Theater- Prod. Management 3.00 Units
Participation in scheduled productions as manager of productions technical elements, including stage management, house management, and publicity management. Enrollment is for the duration of the semester. Students may participate in more than one production or event per semester. Prerequisite: THEA 48A with a minimum grade of C (May be taken concurrently)
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 50 Stagecraft 3.00 Units
An introduction to technical theatre and the creation of scenic elements. Includes basic concepts of design, painting techniques, set construction, set movement, prop construction, backstage organization, and career possibilities. May include stage management, lighting, and/or sound techniques. Lecture, reading, projects, and practical experience.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 50L Introduction to Stage Lighting 3.00 Units
This course involves the study and execution of stage lighting with emphasis on equipment, control, and their relationship to design. Introduction to stage lighting design. Physics of light, color, electricity; components of basic lighting technology; comprehensive overview of the art of theater lighting design. Strongly Recommended: THEA 50 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 51 Introduction to Costume Design 3.00 Units
Students will study costume history, design, and basic construction techniques as an introduction to basic theatrical costuming. Fabrics and their various uses will be investigated. Design and fabrication of costumes for production; components of basic sewing and costume construction; comprehensive overview of the history of fashion and costume, color, manufacturing techniques; Introduction to basic makeup design; makeup application techniques and design; special effects makeup techniques. Strongly Recommended: THEA 50 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 57A Performance in Production-Intr 3.00 Units
This course provides instruction and supervised participation in theatre rehearsal and performance. On stage participation in cast of scheduled main stage production. Enrollment is for the duration of the production.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 57B Performance in Prod. Beginning 3.00 Units
As a continuation of THEA 57A, students will participate in the cast of a scheduled main stage musical production. Emphasis will be on character development, objectives, and actions. Prerequisite: THEA 57A with a minimum grade of C (May be taken concurrently)
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 57C Performance in Prod.- Intermed 3.00 Units
This course is a continuation of THEA 57B. Student will participate in the cast of a scheduled main stage musical production. This course will focus on rehearsal technique, personal creative exploration, and ensemble building and motivated performance response. Prerequisite: THEA 57B with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
THEA 57D Performance in Prod.-Advanced 3.00 Units
As a continuation of THEA 57C, students will continue to develop onstage with participation in the cast of the scheduled main stage production. This course will emphasize complexity and polish in performance, personal and creative development as a theater professional, and development as a vocal musician. Prerequisite: THEA 57C with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 

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