2012-2013 CCBC College Catalog

Theatre

THTR 101 – 3 Credits
Introduction to the Theatre

Explores the theatrical experience through the study of theatre and its audience, theatre and its makers, and the theatre of other times and places; examines theatre's relationship to and impact on our culture. Requires attendance at and critical evaluation of plays. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054 and ENGL 052 or ESOL 052; or ACLT 052

THTR 109 – 1 Credit
Play Production I

This is the first course in a two course series that provides practical training in acting, costuming, make-up, lighting, scenic contruction, and house or stage management; requires crew work or acting in a specific performing arts production. Students elect or are assigned a project and work as crew or cast member under the direction of a Theatre faculty member. Students cast in a major acting role may register for the course but should confer with their stage director to assure eligibility. NOTE: Theatre majors will take THTR 109 and THTR 110 to satisfy their AA Degree requirements. AFA students will repeat THTR 109 once and THTR 110 once to satisfy the four credits required for graduation. Written permission is required from the faculty member before student registration.

Corequisite: ENGL 051 or ESOL 042 and RDNG 051 or ESOL 044

THTR 110 – 1 Credit
Play Production II

This is the second course in a two course series that provides more in-depth practical training in acting, costuming, make-up, lighting, scenic construction, and house or stage management; requires crew work or acting in a specific Performing Arts production. Students elect or are assigned a task and work as crew or cast member under the direction of a Theatre faculty member. Students who are cast in a major acting role may register for the course but should confer with their stage director to assure eligibility. NOTE: Theatre majors will take THTR 109 and THTR 110 to satisfy their AA Degree requirements. AFA students will repeat THTR 109 once and THTR 110 once to satisfy the four credits required for graduation. Written permission is required from the faculty member before student registration. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Corequisite: ENGL 051 or ESOL 042 and RDNG 051 or ESOL 044

THTR 111 – 3 Credits
Acting I

Introduces the basic skill of acting based on the actor's inner and outer resources; concentrates on the characterization development explored in Stanislavski's Method of Physical Action; introduces theory and technique of creating a role and scoring a role; explores both solo work and scene study, lab work, acting etudes, and performance. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054 and ENGL 052 or ESOL 052; or ACLT 052

THTR 112 – 3 Credits
Acting II

Continues THTR 111, moving the elements of acting toward specific ideas of performance; explores character biography, scoring a role, beat, obstacles, and stakes; uses increasingly complex texts and entire plays; leads students toward a more profound development and assimilation of a role and a continuity of organic actions. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: THTR 111 or written permission from instructor required

THTR 116 – 2 Credits
Creative Movement & Contemporary Dance

THTR 121 – 1 Credit
Dance Movement for Theatre I

THTR 122 – 2 Credits
Dance Movement for Theatre I

THTR 123 – 3 Credits
Dance Movement for Theatre I

THTR 124 – 1 Credit
Dance Movement for Theatre II

THTR 125 – 2 Credits
Dance Movement for Theatre II

THTR 126 – 3 Credits
Broadway Musical Theatre

Examines the development of musical theatre from its origins to the present, focusing on landmark musicals and their makers. NOTE: Same as MUSC 126. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Course offered less than once a year.

Corequisites: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054 and ENGL 052 or ESOL 052

THTR 130 – 3 Credits
Creative Dramatics

THTR 131 – 3 Credits
Stagecraft

Gives practical study of basic technical production; emphasizes scenic construction and lighting techniques; includes scenic design, construction, rigging, painting, and the operation of lighting equipment; consists of lecture as well as shop hours; requires participation as technical crew and in college sponsored productions. NOTE: Same as MCOM 131. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

THTR 132 – 1 Credit
Applied Oral Interpretation

Gives individual instruction in speech, acting, or reading aloud; provides work on individual goals to enhance students' ability to communicate more effectively using their bodies and voices. NOTE: Same as SPCM 132. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054 and ENGL 052 or ESOL 052; or ACLT 052

THTR 133 – 3 Credits
Voice and Diction

Explores the fundamentals of voice production; examines including the nature of sound, projection, pronunciation, enunciation, phonetics (consonant and vowel articulation) in relation to standard American speech; emphasizes analysis of the individual student's voice and diction in a self-improving format. NOTE: Same as CMNS 133. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: RDNG 051 or ESOL 044 and ENGL 051 or ESOL 042; or ACLT 052

THTR 135 – 3 Credits
Acting for Television and Motion Pictures

Enables students who wish to enter media production to discern and to develop the ability to perform before the camera in studio or on location; provides intense training in the technical and performance demands of television and film production. NOTE: Same as MCOM 135. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054 and ENGL 052 or ESOL 052; or ACLT 052

THTR 141 – 3 Credits
Introduction to Theatrical Design

Introduction to Theatrical Design explores the practical and conceptual study of basic theatrical design areas: Set, Lighting, Costume, Projection and Sound, as well as the processes of creating the design(s). This course will explore the design elements, principles and theories of a visual art form with an emphasis in theatre performance and production techniques and the conceptual idea formation and execution practiced in the theatre. This course will consist of lectures, demonstrations and creative projects and research assignments; both individual and group. NOTE: Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites:RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052; and THTR 101 Corequisite: THTR 131 Lab Fee: $25.00

THTR 142 – 1 Credit
Stage Makeup

Provides instruction and practice in methods, materials, and modes of makeup for the theatre, television, and film; techniques in highlighting and shadowing, three-dimensional modeling and molding, stippling, quick change makeup, and hair styling; focuses on problems in character enhancement within selected dramatic contexts. NOTE: Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

THTR 146 – 3 Credits
Movement for the Actor

Provides theory and practice in movement to develop increased awareness of the body as an instrument of expression; practices techniques for improving physical awareness and coordination, breath control, concentration, and general body conditioning as the foundation of character development; covers movement sequences, footwork and rhythmic accuracy, a variety of movement styles, and improvisation. NOTE: Same as DANC 146. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

THTR 147 – 1 Credit
Senior Theatre Performance

Provides an opportunity for senior adults, or individuals who work with senior adults, to learn the basic skills necessary for stage performance. Emphasis is placed on basic acting theories, theatre and acting terminology, building a character, improvisation and memorization skills. The students enrolled work toward producing a short play or scenes for public presentation at the end of the semester. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

THTR 151 – 3 Credits
The Golden Age of Theatre

THTR 152 – 3 Credits
The Making of Modern Theatre

THTR 154 – 3 Credits
Writing for the Stage

Provides a writing-intensive workshop; explores the writer's process, development of a personal voice, and alternative forms; the craft and creative process, from initial ideas and first draft to final revised draft; the use of a variety of resources, from art, dance, music, film, and on-dramatic literature. NOTE: Same as ENGL 154. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Course offered less than once a year.

Prerequisite: ENGL 101

THTR 155 – 3 Credits
Survey of Theatre History

Explores a study of playwrights, players, and play-houses from Classical Greece through the modern era; emphasizes styles of acting, staging, and production in each period and the impact of new technologies upon production values. NOTE: Course offered less than once a year.

Prerequisites: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054 and ENGL 052 or ESOL 052; or ACLT 052; and THTR 101

THTR 157 – 3 Credits
African American Theatre

Explores the history and literature of the African American experience in the American theatre; examines plays from the mid-nineteenth century to the present; discusses the various roles African Americans have played in American theatre, both on and off the stage; examines the images (sometimes stereotypical) of Blacks in American theatre and popular culture. Assesses the ways in which African American theatre sheds light on the Black experience in America. NOTE: Course offered less than once a year.

Prerequisites: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054 and ENGL 052 or ESOL 052; or ACLT 052

THTR 160 – 3 Credits
African-American Drama-America

THTR 170 – 3 Credits
Television Studio Production

Explores the environment of the television studio; provides pragmatic "hands-on" experience with technical equipment and aesthetic design used in the pre-production, production, and post-production sequence of a video presentation; includes creation of concept and writing of scripts; design and execution of storyboards; multi-camera, color camera setup and balancing; switching and editing; direction of talent; camera operation; direction of camera work and lay-ins. NOTE: Same as MCOM 170. Credit can be earned for one course only. Lab Fee: $10.00 NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054 and ENGL 052 or ESOL 052; or ACLT 052

THTR 180 – 3 Credits
Script Analysis

Script Analysis allows students to read, interpret and interact with plays from a range of periods and styles. Texts will be analyzed primarily through a theatrical perspective and theatrical choices, along with a research component. NOTE: Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 Corequisite: THTR 101

THTR 203 – 3 Credits
Fundamentals of Directing

Introduces the basic tools and techniques of stage directing; includes the selection, analysis, conceptualization, coordination, actor coaching, and staging of plays. Note: Course offered less than once a year.

Prerequisites: Placement in ENGL 101 or successful completion of ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and exemption from or completion of RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052

THTR 273 – 3 Credits
Theatre Internship

Provides an opportunity for applied work experience for the advanced student in a specialized area of theatre. This course may include work experiences in theatre related businesses, educational institutions, professional and community theatres, public schools or other agencies involved in the appropriate performing arts activity. Emphasis is placed on meeting the needs of both the student and the theatre operation offering the internship experience. Note: Course offered less than once a year.

Prerequisites: ENGL 101 with a grade of "C" or better and student must have completed a minimum of 12 credits in the theatre major area.