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TA 103: Theatre Appreciation
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103.

Survey of dramatic literature and play production in the context of dramatic style, structure and historical perspective, including an exploration of various methods and conventions of theatrical realization through acting, directing, design and production. Provides a greater understanding and appreciation of theatre as a living art.

TA 104: Script Analysis
(3) F, S, Summer - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H

Study of play texts, from page to stage, with emphasis on analysis of story structure, character, language, cultural context and style.

TA 106: Development of Drama - Musical Theatre
(3) F - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103.

Survey of the dramatic literature of musical theatre from operetta to contemporary musical theatre. Through reading, listening, viewing and analysis of representative musicals, consideration of musical theatre conventions and aesthetic influences, the evolution of the musical as a cultural expression and social force is examined in reference to its historical context and contemporary effect.

TA 107: Development Of Drama: Greek To Renaissance
(3) F - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB.

Survey of dramatic literature from ancient Greece, Rome and Asia through the 17th century. Through reading and analysis of representative plays, consideration of theatrical conventions and review of aesthetic influences, the evolution of theatre as a cultural expression and social force is examined in reference to its historical context and contemporary effect.

TA 108: Development Of Drama II: Restoration To Contemporary
(3) S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103.

Survey of dramatic literature from the 17th century to modern times. Through reading and analysis of representative plays selected from each of the major dramatic periods within this frame the evolution of theatre is examined in its historical context and for contemporary effect. Note: Students may enroll in TA 108 without having enrolled in TA 107.

TA 110: Improvisation
(3) - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Student will create and perform dynamic individual and group improvisational exercises and scenes. Explores essential techniques of physical and verbal spontaneous performance.

TA 111: Beginning Acting
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103.

Introduction to the separate parts of the composite art of acting, which entails the effective communication of the ideas and emotions of a dramatic character to an audience. The ultimate goal is to develop a firm foundation in basic acting techniques. (CAN DRAM 8)

TA 112: Intermediate Acting A
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103.
Course Advisories: TA 111

Emphasizes "work on oneself," which includes learning to listen; developmental sensory awareness; enhancing concentration and observation; performing meaningful activities; exploring emotional preparation techniques; and defining relationships. By engaging in scene work, students develop fundamental performance skills.

TA 114: Voice And Diction
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103.

Introduction to the mechanics of voice production and the various elements of speech: quality, strength, duration and pitch. The student is introduced to the International Phonetic Alphabet, American standard pronunciation, and stage dialects.

TA 116: Page to Performance: Readers' Theatre
(3) F, S, Summer - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and 103.

Introduction to the skills of analysis and performance techniques necessary to explore, understand and orally present diverse literary works that include traditional, modern and original student works.

TA 120: Understanding Scenography
(3) F - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103.

Examination of practice and implications of visual and aural design in the theatre, including a study of the origins and development of theatrical scenery, costume, lighting, projection and sound design. A survey of current scenographic practices and their relationship to theatrical performance.

TA 121: Introduction To Stagecraft
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103. Proficiency in MATH 104, 107 or 111.

Survey of organization, practices, conventions and crafts associated with execution of scenic, lighting and sound designs for the stage. Includes study of and laboratory experience in scenic construction, painting, rigging, placement and manipulation of scenery, lighting and sound equipment, and properties.

TA 122: Theatre Graphics
(3) - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and 103. Proficiency in MATH 104 or 107 or 111.

Exploration of graphic techniques used to develop and communicate scenic and lighting designs for execution on stage. Includes freehand sketching, mechanical drawing, perspective and color rendering, computer-aided drafting and model building techniques.

TA 123: Stage Lighting
(3) - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: MATH 104 or 107 or 111, and eligibility for ENG 98 and 103.

Introduction to stage lighting techniques, principles and equipment, including a basic study of optics, color, electricity, instrumentation, control systems and design theory.

TA 131: Introduction To Costume Crafts
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103.

Introduction to the techniques and methodology of costume and accessory construction. Practical experience in sewing, pattern development, fabrics and their modification. Examination of costume production procedures in regard to time, budgets and labor. Investigation of craft techniques and materials required for accessories: millinery, footwear, mask, armor, jewelry and others.

TA 134: Introduction To Costume Design
(3) - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103. Proficiency in MATH 1.

Study of the interpretation of scripts through costume design. Includes a brief survey of costume history, discussions of costume and production organization and personnel, discussion and sample construction for design and practice of drawing and rendering techniques. Study takes form of design projects done for theoretical productions.

TA 136: Theatrical Makeup Techniques
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103.

Investigate the use of makeup in contributing to the effectiveness character presentation on stage, television, video, film and photography projects. Emphasis on design and techniques of makeup to aid the student in the development and projection of character. This is a required course for theatre majors.

TA 141: Theatre Workshop
(0.5) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performance Provides study and laboratory exploration of all aspects of play production involving the actor in order to develop his acting capabilities, skills and discipline. The audition, preparation and presentational phases of the acting process explored under the supervision and guidance of a faculty director. Productions presented for public performance.

TA 142: Theatre Workshop
(1.0) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performance Provides study and laboratory exploration of all aspects of play production involving the actor in order to develop his acting capabilities, skills and discipline. The audition, preparation and presentational phases of the acting process explored under the supervision and guidance of a faculty director. Productions presented for public performance.

TA 143: Theatre Workshop
(1.5) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performance Provides study and laboratory exploration of all aspects of play production involving the actor in order to develop his acting capabilities, skills and discipline. The audition, preparation and presentational phases of the acting process explored under the supervision and guidance of a faculty director.

TA 144: Theatre Workshop
(2.0) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performance Provides study and laboratory exploration of all aspects of play production involving the actor in order to develop his acting capabilities, skills and discipline. The audition, preparation and presentational phases of the acting process explored under the supervision and guidance of a faculty director. Productions presented for public performance.

TA 145A: Stage Electrician
(0.5) F - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performance Provides study and laboratory exploration for the beginning technician in the operation of basic theatrical lighting instruments utilized in the realization of a production. Enrollment by Instructor assignment.

TA 145B: Light Board Operator
(1) F, S - CSU/UC

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditons for public performance Provides study and laboratory exploration for the technician in the operation of theatrical lighting instruments and control boards utilized in the realization of a production.

TA 145C: Master Electrician
(1.5) F, S - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditons for public performance Provides study and laboratory experience for the technician in the implementation of the light plot, maintenance of lighting instruments, power distribution and circuitry utilized in the realization of a production.

TA 145D: Assistant to the Lighting Designer
(2) F, S - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performance Provides study and laboratory experience for the student in visual research for lighting design, the implementation of the light plot, generating appropriate light schedules for hang & hook-up, and color cut list to be utilized in the realization of a lighting design.

TA 146A: Theatrical Stage Carpentry Deck Crew
(0.5) F - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performance Provides study and laboratory exploration for the beginning theatrical technician in the responsibilities and skills necessary to function as a stage carpenter on the deck crew of a realized production.

TA 146B: Fly and Scenery Systems Operator
(1) F, S - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performance Provides study and laboratory exploration for the beginning theatrical technician in the responsibilities and skills necessary to function as a Fly Systems Operator of a realized production.

TA 146C: Deck-Crew Co-Chief
(1.5) F, S - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditons for public performance Provides study and laboratory exploration for the intermediate theatrical technician in the responsibilities and skills necessary to function as a deck crew co-chief on the deck crew of a realized production.

TA 146D: Deck Crew Head
(2) F, S, Summer - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditons for public performance Provides study and laboratory exploration for the advanced theatrical technician to serve as a deck crew head on a realized production. Enrollment by Instructor assignment.

TA 149A: Production Assistant
(0.5) F - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for Public Performance Provides study and laboratory exploration for the beginning theatre student in the skills required to be part of a theatrical stage management team. Enrollment by Instructor assignment.

TA 149B: Assistant Stage Manager
(1) F, S, Summer - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditons for public performance Provides study and laboratory application for the intermediate theatre student in the skills required to be part of a theatrical stage management team. Enrollment by Instructor assignment.

TA 149C: Stage Manager
(1.5) F, S, Summer - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditons for public performance Provides study and laboratory exploration for the advanced theatre student in the skills required to lead a theatrical stage management team. Enrollment by Instructor assignment.

TA 149D: Production Stage Manager
(2) F - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for Public Performance Provides study and laboratory application for the advanced theatre student in the skills required to lead a theatrical stage management team. Enrollment by Instructor assignment.

TA 150A: Audio Technician in Production
(0.5) F - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103.

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for Public Performance. Provides study and laboratory exploration for the beginning technician in the operation of basic theatrical audio equipment utilized in the realization of a production. Enrollment by Instructor assignment.

TA 150B: Audio Mixing Board Operator in Production
(1) F - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performance Provides study and laboratory exploration for the intermediate technician in the operation of basic theatrical audio equipment utilized in the realization of a production. Enrollment by Instructor assignment.

TA 150C: Audio Systems Programmer
(1.5) F - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performances Provides study and laboratory exploration for the intermediate technician in the programming of digital audio playback programs utilized in the realization of a production. Enrollment by Instructor assignment.

TA 150D: Chief Audio Technician
(2) F - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performances Provides study and laboratory exploration for the advanced technician in the programming of digital audio playback programs utilized in the realization of a production. Enrollment by Instructor assignment

TA 151: Theatre Production
(0.5) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for Public Performance Technical theatre practicum in stage management, scenic construction, scenic painting, costume, makeup, lighting, sound, and properties. Students perform as crew members and/or crew heads for productions.

TA 152: Theatre Production
(1.0) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Technical theatre practicum in stage management, scenic construction, scenic painting, costume, makeup, lighting, sound, and properties. Students perform as crew members and/or crew heads for productions.

TA 153: Theatre Production
(1.5) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Technical theatre practicum in stage management, scenic construction, scenic painting, costume, makeup, lighting, sound, and properties. Students perform as crew members and/or crew heads for productions.

TA 154: Theatre Production
(2.0) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Technical theatre practicum in stage management, scenic construction, scenic painting, costume, makeup, lighting, sound, and properties. Students perform as crew members and/or crew heads for productions.

TA 155A: Costume Dresser In Production
(0.5) F - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103

Provides study and laboratory exploration for the beginning technician in the responsibilities and skills necessary to successfully serve as a costume dresser in the realization of a production. Enrollment by Instructor assignment.

TA 155B: Specialty Costume Dresser in Production
(1) F, S - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for Public Performance Provides study and laboratory exploration for the costume technician in the responsibilities and skills necessary to successfully serve as a specialty costume dresser in the realization of a production. Enrollment by Instructor assignment.

TA 155C: Costume Crew Technician in Production
(1.5) F, S - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performance. Provides study and laboratory exploration for the costumer in the responsibilities and skills necessary to successfully serve as a costume crew technician in the realization of a production. Enrollment by Instructor assignment.

TA 155D: Costume Crew Head in Production
(2) F, S - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limiation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performance Provides study and laboratory exploration for the costume technician in the responsibilities and skills necessary to serve as a costume crew head in the realization of a production. Enrollment by Instructor assignment.

TA 156A: Production Make-up Assistant
(0.5) F - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103

Provides study and laboratory exploration for the beginning theatrical make-up artist in the realization of a production. Enrollment by Instructor assignment.

TA 156B: Make-up and Hair Assistant in Production
(1) F - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performance Provides study and laboratory exploration for the theatrical make-up and hair assistant in the realization of a production. Enrollment by Instructor assignment.

TA 156C: Theatrical Make-up, Hair and Wig Technician in Production
(1.5) F,S - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performances Provides study and laboratory exploration for the theatrical make-up, hair and wig technician to utilize makeup & hair techniques to create a character face map in support of an actor in fully realized production. Enrollment by instructor assignment.

TA 157A: Intermediate Theatrical Make-up Techniques
(3) S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103. Proficiency in MATH 1

Investigation and practicum of face and head casting, prosthetics, masks, alternate materials, special effects and hairpieces as part of the character for theatre and camera. Emphasis on design and execution of mask and hairpiece as projection of character.

TA 158A: Scenic Studio Carpenter/Painter
(.5) F,S - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performances Provides study and laboratory exploration for the beginning technician by constructing and painting scenery in the scenic studio. Enrollment by Instructor assignment.

TA 158B: Scenic Studio Construction Carpenter/Painter
(1) F, S - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performances Provides study and laboratory assignments by constructing and painting scenery in the scenic studio. Enrollment by Instructor assignment.

TA 158C: Scenic Studio Project Carpenter/Painter
(1.5) F, S - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performances Provides study and laboratory exploration for the advanced technician constructing and painting scenery in the scenic studio. Enrollment by Instructor assignment.

TA 160: Chicano Theatre
(3) S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103.

Survey of Chicano and Latino theatre, its historical roots, techniques, styles and literature. Students explore and analyze the origins and development of various related forms in the context of the Chicano culture of the American Southwest and Mexico.

TA 175: Summer Theatre Workshop
(1-6) Summer -CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for Public Performance Participation in rehearsal/ performance, stage management, scenic construction/painting, costume, makeup, lighting, sound, properties and special workshops in areas allied to summer production. Students perform as crew members/actors for production.

TA 213: Intermediate Acting B
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103
Corequisite: TA 112

Scenes from play texts and one-act plays are studied and presented with concentration on in-depth analysis of subject material, intensity of action, freedom of emotional release and clarity of expression.

TA 214: Advanced Acting
(3) F, S, Summer - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: TA 213

Focuses on "technique" that produces well-rounded performances. Accentuates practical application through scene work, and the production of one-act plays. Students also prepare for professional or university auditions and examine the business side of the entertainment industry.

TA 215: Fundamentals Of Directing
(3) S - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: TA 213
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: TA 121, 123, 131

Designed to introduce the student to the background, functions and techniques of the stage director. Investigation of the principles involved in script selection and interpretation, the fundamentals of casting, rehearsal techniques and scheduling, the preparation of a director's prompt script and performance.

TA 217A: Movement for the Actor
(3) F, S CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and 103

This course will focus on training actors to understand their own physical habits through the study of techniques and methodology of spatial awareness exercises such as Laban, and Alexander technique. Movement skills and balance are critical elements for this course.

TA 218: Acting For The Camera
(3) F, S - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103.
Course Advisories: TA 112 or TA 213 and FS 101 or FS 101H.

Introduction to fundamental skills of acting in front of the camera, including understanding frame sizes, shot definitions, marks, physical continuity, emotional continuity, eye-lines, screen direction, acting for the edit, and the actor's relationship with the director and the film crew. Students shoot in single- and multiple-camera setups, both in studio and on location.

TA 227: Scenic Design
(3) - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: MATH 104 or 107 or 111, and eligibility for ENG 98 and 103.

Study of the interpretation of plays through visual and spatial elements, with emphasis on the design process, the understanding of form, composition and style, and the dramatic use of space.

TA 250: Advanced Theatre Performance
(2) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and 103

Advanced study, analysis and practical application of various interpretive, planning and production techniques and crafts toward creating a public performance of a contemporary, modern and/or historically significant play.

TA 255A: Classical Comedy in Performance
(.5) F, S - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and Eligibility for ENG 103

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for Public Performance Provides study and laboratory exploration for the novice actor in the performance of an ensemble role in a classical comedy under the direction of a faculty or guest director. By Audition and/or assignment by instructor.

TA 255B: Classical Comedy in Performance
(1) F, S - CSU/UC
Skills Advisory: Eligibility for ENG 98 and 103

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performance Study and laboratory exploration for the beginning actor in the performance of a cameo role in a Classical comedy, under the direction of a faculty or guest director. By Audition and/or assignment by Instructor.

TA 255C: Classical Comedy in Performance
(1.5) F, S - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and 103

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performance Provides study and laboratory exploration for the advanced-intermediate actor in the performance of a supporting role in a Classical comedy under the direction of a faculty director. By Audition and/or assignment by instructor.

TA 255D: Classical Comedy in Performance
(2) F, S - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and 103

Linitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performance Provides study and laboratory exploration for the advanced actor in the performance of a leading role in a Classical comedy, under the direction of a faculty director. By audition or assignment by instructor.

TA 256A: Contemporary Comedy in Performance
(0.5) F - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103

Limitation on Enrollment: By audition only. Provides study and laboratory exploration for the novice actor in the performance of an ensemble role in a contemporary comedy under the direction of a faculty or guest director. By Audition and/or assignment by Instructor.

TA 256B: Contemporary Comedy in Performance
(1) F - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103

Limitation on Enrollment: By audition and/or assignment by instructor. Study and laboratory exploration for the beginning actor in the performance of a cameo role in a contemporary comedy under the direction of a faculty or guest director.

TA 256C: Contemporary Comedy in Performance
(1.5) F - CSU,UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103

Limitation on Enrollment: By audition and/or assignment by instructor. Provides study and laboratory exploration for the advanced-intermediate actor in the performance of a supporting role in a contemporary comedy under the direction of a faculty director.

TA 256D: Contemporary Comedy in Performance
(2.0) - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103

Limitation on Enrollment: By audition or assignment by instructor. Provides study and laboratory exploration for the advanced actor in the performance of a leading role in a contemporary comedy under the direction of a faculty director.

TA 262A: Modern American Drama in Performance
(.05) - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103

Limitation on Enrollment: By audition and/or assignment by instructor. Provides study and laboratory exploration for the beginning actor in the performance of a supporting role in a modern drama under the direction of a faculty director.

TA 262B: Modern American Drama in Performance
(1) - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103

Limitation on Enrollment: By audition and/or assignment by instructor. Provides study and laboratory exploration for the intermediate actor in the performance of a cameo role in a contemporary American drama under the direction of a faculty director.

TA 262C: Modern American Drama in Performance
(1.5) - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103

Limitation on Enrollment: By audition and/or assignment by instructor Provides study and laboratory exploration for the advanced-intermediate actor in the performance of a supporting role in a modern American drama.

TA 262D: Modern American Drama in Performance
(2) - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103

Limitation on Enrollment: by audition and/or assignment by instructor Provides study and laboratory exploration for the advanced actor in the performance of a leading role in a modern American drama.

TA 263A: Classical Drama In Performance
(.5) F, S - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and 103

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performance Provides study and laboratory exploration for the beginning actor in the performance of a supporting role in a classical drama, under the direction of a faculty director. By Audition and/or assignment by Instructor.

TA 263B: Classical Drama in Performance
(1) F, S - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and 103

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performance Provides study and laboratory exploration for the intermediate actor in the performance of a cameo role in a Classic drama, under the direction of a faculty director. By Audition and/or assignment by Instructor.

TA 263C: Classical Drama in Performance
(1.5) F, S - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and 103

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performance Provides study and laboratory exploration for the advanced-intermediate actor in the performance of a supporting role in a classical drama.

TA 263D: Classical Drama In Performance
(2) F, S - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and 103

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for Public Performance Provides study and laboratory exploration for the advanced actor in the performance of a leading role in a classical drama.

TA 267A: Acting Styles: Shakespeare
(3) F, S - CSU/UC
Prerequisite: TA 112 with a minimum grade of C
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 or ENG 103

Introduces students to acting techniques employed to perform the works of William Shakespeare.

TA 267B: Acting Styles: Stage Combat
(3) F, S, Summer - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103
Corequisite: TA 112

Introduction to the concepts and practice of choreographed theatrical violence, including hand-to-hand and small weapons combat, for stage and screen.

TA 267C: Acting Styles: Musical Theatre Performance
(3) F, S, Summer - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103
Corequisite: TA 112

Prepares students to act and sing in a live musical theatre performance, with an emphasis on solo and duet songs.

TA 299: Independent Study In Theatre Arts
(1-6) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 98 and ENG 103

Limitation on Enrollment: Auditions for public performance. Six units of Theatre Arts courses completed with a 3.0 or higher GPA; minimum of 12 units of course work completed at SBCC with GPA of at least 2.50 Student works under guidance and direction of sponsoring faculty member on project consistent with interests and abilities. Minimal weekly meetings with faculty sponsor required. Course may be taken for one to six units of credit; each unit of credit requires student to devote approximately three hours per week to his/her project.

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