103 Acting for Non-majors - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. 
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Dramatic Arts 130. 
This course introduces students to improvisational acting. The first phase of the course treats acting as process-centered. The instructor leads the participants using a variety of exercises to imagine, enact and reflect upon human experiences. The second phase of the course emphasizes problem-solving skills in group improvisational work. The group improvises action and dialogue appropriate to the content it is exploring, using elements of drama to give form and meaning to the experience. This course is intended for students majoring in Dramatic Arts. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

105 Introduction to Dramatic Arts 3 hours lecture, 3 units Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Advisory : English 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R6 and W6. 
This survey course introduces fundamental practices and creative processes in the dramatic arts. Through experimentation and examination, students gain greater insight and appreciation of the dramatic arts as an agent of change that is vital to the humanities. Aspects of theatre production and collaboration are covered through lecture, group discussion and participation. This course is intended for students majoring in Dramatic Arts and all students interested in the dramatic arts. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC; C-ID THTR 111.

106 Acting for Radio/Voice-Over - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5; Radio, Television and Film 105 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent. 
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 106, Radio, Television and Film 106, Dramatic Arts 265 or Radio and Television 265. 
This course is a practical study of the voice-over industry. Emphasis is placed on voice-over acting techniques for radio and television commercials, multimedia and other audio and video presentations. Students are expected to read aloud extensively as well as to record their voice for critique and self-evaluation. Topics also include an overview of the voice-over business, marketing, current technology, and professional work and studio etiquette. This course is intended for students majoring in drama or radio and television as well as for anyone interested in the voice-over business. This course is cross listed with Radio, Television and Film (RTVF) 106. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

107 Study of Filmed Plays - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory : English 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R6 and W6. 
This course is a study of cinematic adaptations of plays, comparing stage and screen versions in the areas of form and structure, writing, and production. Emphasis is placed on developing students’ appreciation for dramatic art and providing practice in the art of theater criticism. This course is intended for students majoring in Dramatic Arts and any student interested in the Humanities. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

108 Playwriting - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R6 and W6. 
This course gives students an opportunity to write effective material for the theatre. Topics and exercises explore dialogue, monologue, exposition, autobiography, writing for the opposite gender and prismatic structure. Students are required to write scenes that explore issues of structure that facilitate the development of a technique that is both individual and based on traditional dramaturgical ideas. This course is intended for students majoring in Dramatic Arts and those students interested in the Humanities. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

109 Theatre and Social Issues - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R6 and W6. 
This course is a study of the role of theatre in society within its cultural, aesthetic, economic, and political manifestations. Emphasis is placed on increasing students’ understanding of politics in theatrical representation and theatre as a tool for social change. Topics include the nature and function of theatrical representation, moving to historical and contemporary issues in American and World cultures. This course is intended for students majoring in Dramatic Arts and those students interested in the Humanities and/or social and theoretical issues. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

111 Chicana/o Theatre 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 101 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent or Milestone R6 and W6.

This course is a survey of Chicana/o drama in the United States and Mexico from 1975 to the present. Emphasis is placed on the historical roots, techniques, styles, and dramatic literature. It explores new trends, influences, and developments in playwriting, directing, and performance styles. This course examines issues facing the MexicanAmerican community through dramatic forms, focusing on the advent of professionally-oriented Chicana/o theatre, examining significant plays, playwrights, and the theatre groups that produced those plays. This course is designed for Chicana/o Studies majors, Dramatic Arts majors, and anyone interested in literature. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

119 Acting for Film and Television - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. 
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 119, Radio Television and Film 119, Dramatic Arts 265 or Radio and Television 265. 
This course introduces students to the skills required for on-camera performing techniques as used in the motion picture and television industry. Students participate in the selection, rehearsal, and oncamera performance of material from television and motion picture scripts including drama, sitcoms, daytime dramas and commercials. Emphasis is placed on cold-reading taped audition skills, improvisational and interview techniques, and the fundamental acting techniques required for camera, scene, and monologue studies. This course is designed for theatre, television and film majors. This course is cross listed with Radio, Television and Film (RTVF) 119. (FT) AA/AS; CSU. 

123 Beginning Stagecraft - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Drama 125. 
This course is a hands-on introduction to technical theatre production. Emphasis is placed on construction, painting, rigging, placement, and manipulation of stage scenery, lighting equipment, sound and properties, and the organization and management of stage activity and stagecraft technology. This course is intended for students majoring in Dramatic Arts and students interested in backstage production. (FT) AA/AS; CSU, UC; C-ID THTR 171.

124 Makeup for the Stage 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Dramatic Arts 122. 
This course is an introductory hands-on study of the materials and techniques used in stage makeup design and application. Emphasis is placed on the acquisition of a lexicon pertinent to the history and use of makeup in the theater as well as on the actual application of stage makeup in the classroom and as a member of the makeup crew for a theatrical production. This course is intended for students majoring in drama, theatre, film, radio and television and cosmetology as well as anyone interested in makeup for the stage. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC; C-ID THTR 175.

126 Advanced Stagecraft - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Prerequisite: Dramatic Arts 123 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent. 
This course is an advanced study of technical stage production and scene technology. Emphasis is placed on the methods and practices of technical theory and on practical, hands-on experience. Topics include theater design, stage decor and lighting, and the synthesis of all elements of stagecraft within an environment of actual stage production. Students develop crew leadership skills as they create and construct set designs and operate stage equipment for all Dramatic Arts productions throughout the semester. This course is intended for students majoring in Dramatic Arts. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

129A Beginning Scene Painting 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Advisory: English 47A or English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. 
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Drama 265 or 129. 
This course introduces students to basic techniques and materials used in the painting of scenery for the stage. Emphasis is placed on techniques in faux painting, murals, trompe l’oeil (trick the eye), and decorative motifs for theatre. Students experiment with color mixing, base, layout, ink, lay-in detail and the use of brushes and tools for application in theatre settings. This course is designed for drama majors and students interested in environmental art. (FT) AA/AS; CSU, UC.

129B Intermediate Scene Painting 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Advisory: English 47A or English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5; Dramatic Arts 129A with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent. 
This course is an intermediate study in the art and practice of theatrical scene painting. Emphasis is placed on the creation of large scale projects designed to allow students the opportunity to apply basic scene painting skills while experimenting with intermediate techniques and tools, including liner and aerial perspective and a variety of spray guns. Students take on leadership roles in scene painting for theatrical productions while developing communication and collaboration skills. The course is designed for students majoring in drama or anyone interested in painting on a large scale. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

132 Beginning Acting - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. 
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Drama 131A. 
This course is a beginning level study, practice and execution of the fundamentals of acting designed to develop a foundation in basic acting technique. Emphasis is placed on the effective communication of ideas and emotions by a dramatic character to audience. Topics include staging techniques, improvisation, theater games, scenes, monologues, stage movement, and an introduction to the lexicon of acting for theater. This course is intended for students who are interested in developing basic acting techniques. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC; C-ID THTR 151.

133 Intermediate Acting - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Prerequisite: Dramatic Arts 132 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent. 
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Drama 131B. 
This course is an intermediate level study of the fundamentals of acting. Emphasis is placed on the use of scene work as a tool for sharpening the actor’s skill. Students work on scenes by a variety of playwrights as they increase vocal, physical and emotional flexibility as well as their stage presence. This course is intended for students majoring in Dramatic Arts and anyone interested in honing their acting skill. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC; C-ID THTR 152.

134 Beginning Voice for Actors - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. 
This course is a study of the foundations of vocal technique for actors. Emphasis is placed on breath, projection, resonator and diction. Students apply voice technique using monologues, modern and classical. This course is intended for students majoring in Dramatic Arts and anyone interested in honing voice and articulation skills. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC. 

136 History of Canonized Theatre- Ancient Greece to the Restoration - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R6 and W6. 
This course is a survey of the history of Western theatre from ancient Greece through the Restoration in England. Emphasis is placed on the historical, political, cultural and religious contexts within which the canonized playwrights developed their plays. Topics include the development of the physical architecture of the theatre buildings and staging innovations. This course is intended for students majoring in Dramatic Arts and students interested in the history of theatre. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC; C-ID THTR 113.

137 History of Canonized Western Theatre-Restoration to the Present - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R6 and W6. 
This course is a survey of the history of canonized Western theatrical experiences from the English Restoration to the present. Emphasis is placed on the historical, political, cultural and religious contexts within which the playwrights developed their plays. Topics include an examination of the physical theatre and methods of staging drama. This course is intended for students majoring in Dramatic Arts and students interested in the history of theatre. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

143 Beginning Costuming - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Advisory: English 47A or English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5; Mathematics 38 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Level M30. 
This lecture and laboratory course emphasizes student involvement in the techniques and methodology of costume construction. Class material emphasizes practical experience in sewing, fabrics and their modification, costume craft techniques such as millinery, masks, footwear and accessories, and service on costumes crews. Students study costume production procedures in regards to time, budgets and labor. This course is designed for students majoring in performance and technical theater. (FT) AA/AS; CSU, UC; C-ID THTR 174. 

144A Beginning Special Effects Makeup for Stage and Film 1.5 hours lecture, 4.5 hours lab, 3 units Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Advisory: Dramatic Arts 124 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. This introductory course focuses on human character development with an emphasis on the fundamental elements of prosthetic application and special effects (FX) makeup. Students develop the lab skills and application techniques of professional makeup artists while using traditional makeup, as well as new materials and tools. Students learn how to cast, mold and apply simulated injuries, age makeup, bald caps and facial hair, wigs and facial prosthetics. Students learn how to effectively incorporate costume pieces and props into their overall makeup design. This course is intended for theatre majors, cosmetology students or anyone interested in earning a certificate in special effects makeup. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

144B Intermediate Special Effects Makeup for Stage and Film 1.5 hours lecture, 4.5 hours lab, 3 units Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Prerequisite: Dramatic Arts 144A with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. Advisory: Dramatic Arts 124 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. This course focuses on the intermediate skills and development necessary for the construction of Special Effects (FX) creature design. Students conceptualize, design, build and apply facial prosthetics for FX creatures. Students develop intermediate lab skills and application techniques for professional makeup artists while using traditional makeup, as well as new materials and tools. Students learn how to effectively incorporate costume pieces and props into their overall creature design. This course is intended for theatre majors, cosmetology students or anyone interested in earning a certificate in special effects makeup. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

145A Introduction to Theatrical Glamour: Promotional Events 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Advisory: Dramatic Arts 124 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. This beginning course focuses on theatrical approaches to glamour makeup. Students explore makeup techniques used to heighten the impact of glamour makeup for film, stage and promotional events. Students examine the process of creating themes used in developing theatrical glamour concepts. Using period makeup, cultural makeup, airbrushing, prosthetic transfers, masks and costumes students create their own theatrical glamour projects. This course is intended for theatre majors, cosmetology students or anyone interested in earning a certificate in special effects makeup. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

146A Beginning Special Effects Makeup Practicum: Character 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Advisory: Dramatic Arts 124 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. This introductory practicum provides students hands-on experience in special effects (FX) makeup for stage, film and events. Students identify and prepare theatrical human characters for an identified event on campus or in the community. Students learn the fundamental business practices of the FX makeup artist including pre-planning, set-up, onsite service and cleanup. This course is for students earning a certificate in FX makeup, theatre majors, cosmetology students or anyone with an interest in the practicing FX makeup. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

146B Intermediate FX Makeup Practicum: Creature 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Prerequisite: Dramatic Arts 146A with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. Advisory: Dramatic Arts 124 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. This intermediate special effects (FX) practicum provides students with hands-on experience at an intermediate level special effects makeup for stage, film, television, and events. Students develop and execute creatures for an identified performance/ event on campus or in the community. Students develop a working knowledge the freelance business practices of the FX makeup artist. This course is for students earning a certificate in FX makeup, theatre majors, cosmetology students or anyone with an interest in the practicing FX makeup. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

146C Introduction to Theatrical Glamour Practicum: Promotional Events 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units Grade Only

Prerequisite: Dramatic Arts 146B with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. Advisory: Dramatic Arts 124 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. This introductory practicum provides students hands-on experience in theatrical glamour makeup stage for promotional events. Students work with client to create and execute theatrical glamour for promotional events. Interfacing directly with the client, students develop a business plan for event, from developing overall concepts for event, to social media execution and final execution of makeup at events. This course is intended for theatre majors, cosmetology students or anyone interested in earning a certificate in special effects makeup. (FT) AA/AS; CSU. 

165 Introduction to Stage Movement - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. 
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Drama 165A. 
This course is an introduction to basic techniques of movement for the stage. Emphasis is placed on the actor’s body as an expressive instrument. Students acquire flexibility, strength, and physical repertoire of stage movement. This course is intended for students majoring in Dramatic Arts and anyone interested in honing stage movement skills. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

240A Musical Theater Repertoire - 12 hours lab, 4 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 47A or English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. 
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Drama 251. 
This course is an introduction to musical theatre repertoire. Emphasis is placed on the audition process and rehearsal protocol as students are introduced to working in collaboration with directors, cast members and the production crew members on a musical theatre production. This course is intended for students majoring in drama, dance or music and all students interested in participating in musical theatre production and performance. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

240B Musical Theatre Repertoire II - 12 hours lab, 4 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Dramatic Arts 240A with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent. 
This course is the second level of musical theatre repertoire. Emphasis is placed on the synthesis of singing, dancing and acting throughout the rehearsal and performance processes. Students are expected to demonstrate consistent work ethic and professionalism in working with directors, cast members and crew members. This course is intended for students majoring in drama, dance or music and all students interested in participating in musical theatre production and performance. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

240C Musical Theatre Repertoire III - 12 hours lab, 4 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Dramatic Arts 240B with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent. 
This course is the third level of musical theatre repertoire. Emphasis is placed on refinement of the performance process through the development of one’s own personal artistry and connection to the audience. Students are expected to demonstrate professionalism and consistent practice throughout the rehearsal process. This course is intended for students majoring in drama, dance or music and all students interested in participating in musical theatre production and performance. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

240D Musical Theatre Repertoire IV - 12 hours lab, 4 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Dramatic Arts 240C with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent. 
This course is the fourth level of musical theatre repertoire. Emphasis is placed on a rigorous audition process, professional decorum, adaptability and leadership throughout the rehearsal and performance processes. This course is intended for students majoring in drama, dance or music and all students interested in participating in musical theatre production and performance. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

241A Musical Theatre Dance I - 6 hours lab, 2 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 47A or English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. 
This course is an introduction to dance for musical theatre. Emphasis is placed on the practice and integration of basic dance combinations, choreography and singing through rehearsal and performance. This course is intended for students majoring in dance and all students interested in participating in musical theatre dance performance. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

241B Musical Theatre Dance II - 6 hours lab, 2 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Dramatic Arts 241A with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent. 
This course is the second level of dance for musical theatre. Emphasis is placed on the replication of floor patterns with dynamic quality and rhythm, coordination of breath and timing to technical line and song, and the use of gesture and technical line in storyline development. This course is intended for students majoring in dance and all students interested in participating in musical theatre dance performance. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

241C Musical Theatre Dance III - 6 hours lab, 2 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Dramatic Arts 241B with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent. 
This course is the third level of dance for musical theatre. Emphasis is placed on the refinement of complex technical lines and floor patterns, coordination of song and dance, and experimentation with body movements to develop a personal artistry in creative storytelling for musical theatre. This course is intended for students majoring in dance and all students interested in participating in musical theatre dance performance. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

241D Musical Theatre Dance IV - 6 hours lab, 2 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Dramatic Arts 241C with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent. 
This course is the fourth level of dance for musical theatre. Emphasis is placed on the mastery of advanced complex technical lines and floor patterns, composition and improvisation, and character development through song and dance. This course is intended for students majoring in dance and all students interested in participating in musical theatre dance performance. AA/AS; CSU.

242A Rehearsal and Performance I - 9 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 47A or English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. 
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Drama 250. 
This course is an introduction to the rehearsal and performance process of a departmental theatre production. Emphasis is placed on work ethic and collaboration throughout all phases of the production and performance. This course is intended for students majoring in drama and all students interested in participating in theatre production and performance. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC; C-ID THTR 191.

242B Rehearsal and Performance II - 9 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Dramatic Arts 242A with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent. 
This course is the second level of the rehearsal and performance process of a departmental theatre production. Emphasis is placed on the development of a personal artistic process and skill set within the overall theory and practice of stage production. This course is intended for students majoring in drama and all students interested in participating in theatre production and performance. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

242C Rehearsal and Performance III - 9 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Dramatic Arts 242B with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent. 
This course is the third level of the rehearsal and performance process of a departmental theatre production. Emphasis is placed on the use of voice, movement, and technical elements to communicate character development. This course is intended for students majoring in drama and all students interested in participating in theatre production and performance. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

242D Rehearsal and Performance IV - 9 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Dramatic Arts 242C with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent. 
This course is the fourth level of the rehearsal and performance process of a departmental theatre production. Emphasis is placed on mentorship and direction of less experienced actors and the integration of theory and technique in character creation and development. This course is intended for students majoring in drama and all students interested in participating in theatre production and performance. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

243A Technical Theatre Practicum - Costume and Makeup - 6 hours lab, 2 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Dramatic Arts 123, 124, 129A, and 143, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent. 
This technical theatre practicum is designed to provide students with hands-on training in the intricacies of running a theatre production, with special emphasis on costume and makeup. Students work as part of the costume and makeup crew during the rehearsal and production processes for main stage, dance or black box productions. This course is intended for students majoring in drama and all students interested in participating in the theatre production process. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

243B Technical Theatre Practicum - Lighting and Sound - 6 hours lab, 2 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Dramatic Arts 123, 124, 129A, and 143, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent. 
This technical theatre practicum is designed to provide students with hands-on training in the intricacies of running a theatre production, with special emphasis on lighting and audio. Students work as part of the lighting and audio crew during the rehearsal and production processes for main stage, dance or black box productions. This course is intended for students majoring in drama and all students interested in participating in the theatre production process. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

243C Technical Theatre Practicum - Scenic - 6 hours lab, 2 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Dramatic Arts 123, 124, 129A, and 143, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent. 
This technical theatre practicum is designed to provide students with hands-on training in the intricacies of running a theatre production, with special emphasis on scenic elements. Students work as part of the scenic crew during the rehearsal and production processes for main stage, dance or black box productions. This course is intended for students majoring in drama and all students interested in participating in the theatre production process. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

243D Technical Theatre Practicum - Stage Management - 6 hours lab, 2 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Dramatic Arts 123, 124, 129A, and 143, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent. This technical theatre practicum is designed to provide students with hands-on training in the intricacies of running a theatre production, with special emphasis on stage management. Students work as part of the stage management crew during the rehearsal and production processes for main stage, dance or black box productions. This course is intended for students majoring in drama and all students interested in participating in the theatre production process. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

244A Theatre Workshop I 3 - 6 hours lab, 1-2 units Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Advisory: English 101 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent or Milestone R6 and W6. This introductory class is designed for the rehearsal and performance of original, established, touring, or devised works. Aspects of theatre covered including acting, playwriting, and production support. This course is intended for introductory drama majors and all students interested in theatre arts. (FT) AA/ AS; CSU.

244B Theatre Workshop II 3 - 6 hours lab, 1-2 units Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Advisory: Dramatic Arts 244A with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. This class is designed for the intermediate level of rehearsal and performance of original, established, Economics (ECON) (FT) = A field trip may be required for this course. AA/AS = Associate Degree Applicable CSU = California State University Applicable UC = University of California Applicable Milestone formerly referred to as Skill Level San Diego City College • 2019–2020 433 touring, or devised works. Various aspects of theatre are covered including acting, playwriting, directing, design, and production support. This course is intended for intermediate drama majors and all students interested in theatre arts. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

244C Theatre Workshop III 3 - 6 hours lab, 1-2 units Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Advisory: Dramatic Arts 244B with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. This class is designed for the intermediate-advanced level of rehearsal and performance of original, established, touring, or devised works. All aspects of theatre are covered including acting, directing, playwriting, design, and production support. This course is intended for intermediate-advanced drama majors and all students interested in theatre arts. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

244D Theatre Workshop IV 3 - 6 hours lab, 1-2 units Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Advisory: Dramatic Arts 244C with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. This class is designed for the advanced level of rehearsal and performance of original, established, touring, or devised works. All aspects of theatre are covered including acting, directing, playwriting, design, and production support. This course is intended for advanced drama majors and all students interested in theatre arts. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

270 Theatre Arts Internship / Work Experience 60–300 hours other, 1–4 units Grade Only

Limitation on Enrollment: Must obtain a Permission number from Work Experience Coordinator for enrollment.

This course provides on-the-job learning experiences for students employed in a Theatre Arts-related job or internship. Students develop workplace competencies, critical thinking skills, and problem solving abilities through the creation and achievement of job-related behavioral learning objectives. One unit of credit may be earned for each 75 hours of paid employment or 60 hours of volunteer work. This course may be taken up to four times. However, the combined maximum credit for all Work Experience courses from all subject areas may not exceed 16 units. This course is intended for students majoring or interested in the Dramatic and/ or Theatre Arts. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

290 Independent Study - Hours by Arrangement, 1-3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Limitation on Enrollment: Must obtain an Add Code from instructor for registration. 
Advanced special work in dramatic arts: acting, design, lighting, film, business, makeup, costumes, direction, or play production. AA/AS; CSU.

This discipline may offer specialized instruction in one or more of the following areas: Supervised Tutoring (044), Experimental Topics (265), Independent Study (290), Individualized Instruction (296), Service Learning (277), or Work Experience (270). Detailed course descriptions are listed on page 310. Please refer to the class schedule and/or see the dean or department chair for availability.