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Theatre Arts

Pre-enrollment auditions are required for Theatre Arts production classes (Th Art 45, 50, 52, 53, 54, 55 and 56). 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 C-ID: THTR 111. 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.

Course Number:1659 Time:12:30 p.m.-2:35 p.m. MTWTh Location:TH ART 102 Instructor:Adair-Lynch T A Above section 1659 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 09.

TH ART 18A, Technical Theatre Production Workshop 1 unit

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: THTR 192. 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. Attendance of theatre productions for which students must purchase tickets is required.

Course Number:1661 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:TH ART 130 Instructor:Allen L A Above section 1661 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 10. Above section 1661 will hold its first class meeting on June 18 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the Scene Shop (TH ART 130). Students must attend one of these meetings.

TH ART 18B, Technical Theatre Production Workshop 2 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: THTR 192. 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 Department production. Attendance of theatre productions for which students must purchase tickets is required.

Course Number:1662 Time:Arrange-18 Hours Location:TH ART 130 Instructor:Allen L A Above section 1662 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 10. Above section 1662 will hold its first class meeting on June 18 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the Scene Shop (TH ART 130). Students must attend one of these meetings.

TH ART 41, Acting I 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: THTR 151. 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.

Course Number:1663 Time:10:15 a.m.-12:20 p.m. MTWTh Location:TH ART 101 Instructor:Adair-Lynch T A

TH ART 42, Acting II 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: THTR 152. Skills Advisory: Theatre Arts 41.

This course provides continued and intensive development of acting skills. Focus on realistic acting techniques, rehearsal skills, character building, scene study and performance, and play analysis. Attendance of theatre productions for which students must purchase tickets is required.

Course Number:1664 Time:12:30 p.m.-2:35 p.m. MTWTh Location:TH ART 101 Instructor:Harrop A M

TH ART 51, Stage Make-Up Workshop 0.5 unit

Transfer: UC, CSU Prerequisite: None.

Concurrent Enrollment in a Theatre Arts production course is required.

A study of the art and practical application of stage make-up for those performing in Theatre Arts Department productions.

Attendance of theatre productions for which students must purchase tickets is required.

Course Number:1665 Time:Arrange-1.5 Hours Location:TH ART 132 Instructor:Sawoski P

TH ART 53, Production for the Younger Audience 3 units

Transfer: CSU C-ID: THTR 191. Prerequisite: Pre-enrollment audition required. Co-enrollment in Theatre Arts 51 is required.

This course includes rehearsals and performances of a theatrical production geared specifically for a younger audience. It explores acting skills through the application and development of progressive performance techniques. Emphasis is placed on cooperative blending of all theatre activities into a finished public performance. Students will rehearse and prepare material and learn about the processes of performing for the live theatre. Attendance of theatre productions for which students must purchase tickets is required.

Theatre Arts 53 is the same as Music 46. Students may earn credit for one but not both.

Course Number:4067 Time:6:30 p.m.-10 p.m. MTWTh Location:TH ART STUDIO Instructor:Sawoski P

Course Number:  Time:Arrange-3 Hours Location: Instructor:Sawoski P Above section 4067 requires a pre-enrollment audition. For audition information, go to smc.edu/theatreauditions or call 310-434-4319. Do not enroll in this section before auditioning.

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