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Theatre Arts

Pre-enrollment auditions are required for Theatre Arts production classes (Th Art 43, 44, 45, 50, 52 and 54). Theatre Arts majors enroll in Theatre Arts 5. All sections require attendance of theatre productions for which students must purchase tickets.

TH ART 2, Introduction to the Theatre   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) • Prerequisite: None.

This course provides the student with a general knowledge of theatre and its influence on modern society. Historical growth, basic vocabulary, skills, and crafts of theatre are emphasized. Attendance of theatre productions for which students must purchase tickets is required.

Theatre Arts majors enroll in Theatre Arts 5.

1344   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   TH ART 102   Jones J L

TH ART 5, History of World Theatre   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course covers the history of theatre and dramatic literature with emphasis on the relationship of the theatre to cultural development. Attendance of theatre productions for which students must purchase tickets is required.

1345   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   TH ART 102   Harrop A M

TH ART 18A, Technical Theatre Production Workshop    1 unit

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course is intended for students interested in actual training and experience, either in the various backstage areas of technical support or by being involved as a member of a production crew for a Santa Monica College Theatre Arts Dept. production.

1346   Arrange-9 Hours        Anzelc L L

Above section 1346 will hold its first class meeting on Jan 6 at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. in the Scene Shop. Students must attend one of these meetings.

TH ART 41, Acting I    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course introduces the beginning student to the art of stage acting. The major emphasis is on actor development and growth through character portrayal, scene performance, and written work. Attendance of theatre productions for which students must purchase tickets is required.

1347   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   TH ART 101   Harrop A M

1348   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   TH ART 101   Jones J L

TH ART 56, Advanced Audition Workshop    4 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Pre-enrollment audition required.

On-site exploration and application of progressive audition techniques for students hoping to advance to higher levels of education and performance goals. Students will prepare audition material and learn about the processes of auditioning at the more advanced levels of theatre and the education system. Many will proceed to audition for prestigious schools and contests. Attendance of theatre productions for which the students must purchase tickets is required.

1349   10:15a-2:35p MTWTh TH ART STUDIO   Adair-Lynch T A

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