GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

TECHNICAL THEATRE
 
This certificate provides training in basic technical theatre skills for career employment in production and performance within the theatre industry. Students will learn to demonstrate a respect and appreciation of plays and theatre as a collaborative art form, analyze and evaluate play scripts, apply skills and knowledge of theatre in preparation for transferability or vocation, and demonstrate a basic knowledge of physical stage and dramatic text terminology.

PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
Test Score or completion of ENGL 120 or ESL 151 or equivalent
Test Score or ENGL 191
Test Score or ESL 141
ENGL 101 or
ENGL 120 or
ESL 151
Freshman English
Composition and Reading
Reading and Composition V
3 or
3 or
4
  SPCH 101* or
SPCH 105*
Public Speaking
Voice & Diction
3 or
3
  T ART 101 Introduction to Theatre 3
   T ART 103 Acting Fundamentals I 3
  T ART 109 Stage Make-Up 1
T ART 131 (3 units) T ART 121 Stage Scenic Design 2
  T ART 123 Stage Costume Design Workshop 1
  T ART 130 or
T ART 131
Performing Arts Technical Support
Technical Stage
3 or
3
  Select 3 units from the following:
  T ART 160 Acting Styles Workshop in Musical Theatre 3
  T ART 161 Acting Styles Workshop in Classical Theatre Production 3
  T ART 162 Acting Styles Workshop in Modern Theatre Production 3
  T ART 163 Acting Styles Workshop in Contemporary Theatre 3
  T ART 164 Acting Styles Workshop in New Works and Experimental Theatre Production 3
  Select 8 units from the following:
  ART 101 Art History: Prehistory-Gothic 3
  ART 102 Art History: Renaissance-Modern 3
  ART 125 History of Motion Pictures 3
  ART 130 Design I 3
ART 130 ART 132 Typography I 3
ART 150 (may be taken concurrently) ART 152 Life Drawing I 3
ENGL 101 ENGL 102 Critical Thinking and Literary Analysis 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 116 Introduction to Drama 3
Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151 ENGL 121 Reading Literature 3
  ENGL 125 Shakespeare 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 126 The Modern Drama 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 HUMAN 117 Creativity, Culture, and Society: Kaleidoscope 3
  DANCE 101 Introduction to Dance .5-2.5
Corequisite: T ART 103 DANCE 140 Movement for Theatre I 1
DANCE 140 or equivalent, Corequisite: T ART 104 DANCE 141 Movement for Theatre II 1
  DANCE 145 Movement for Musical Theatre .5-2.5
  SPCH 101* Public Speaking 3
  SPCH 105* Voice and Diction 3
  T ART 102 Theatre History 3
T ART 103, SPCH 105, DANCE 141 (concurrently) T ART 104 Fundamentals of Acting 3
T ART 101, T ART 103 and T ART 104 T ART 106 Introduction to Theatrical Directing 3
T ART 109 T ART 110 Stage Make-Up 1
T ART 121 T ART 122 Stage Scenic Design 2
  T ART 133 Art of Lighting Design 2
T ART 133 or equivalent T ART 134 Practical & Theoretical Aspects of Stage Lighting 2
  T ART 140 Introduction to Performance for the Camera 3
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 30-31
* These courses may be counted in one area only.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.

August 2013 GCC CATALOG 2013-2014

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Technical Theatre (2012-2013 Catalog)
Technical Theatre (2009-2010 Catalog)