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ACTOR TRAINING

THEATRE ACADEMY - ACTING
Associate of Arts Degree

(Program: 100701 State Code: 08234)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate competency of intermediate acting skills including semi-advanced levels of physical, vocal and characterization techniques.
  2. Perform in role(s) in the realization of a fully produced theater event(s).
  3. Demonstrate excellence in team practices and professional ethics.
  4. Identify and comprehend theater literature and visual styles, practices, systems, and historical context used within the realization of theater events at an intermediate level of understanding.
MAJOR CORE: 22 COURSES | 60 UNITS | AA
THEATRE ACADEMY - ACTING
PROFESSIONAL ACTOR TRAINING – LEVEL 1
Skills Certificate
Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Develop competency of advanced acting skills and techniques in the areas of physical and vocal characterization.
  2. Perform substantial and challenging role(s) in the realization of classroom performance events in the form of final exams, scene study, and auto dramas.
  3. Identify comprehend and apply an understanding of theater literature and visual styles, practices, systems, and historical context used within the realization of theater events at an advanced level.
  4. Serve as technical crew, in the production of costumes, lighting, sound or scenery or front of house, in the realization of a fully produced theater event and demonstrate excellence in team practices and professional ethics.
THEATRE ACADEMY - ADVANCED ACTING
Skills Certificate
Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate competency of intermediate acting skills including semi-advanced levels of physical, vocal and characterization techniques.
  2. Perform in role(s) in the realization of a fully produced theater event(s).
  3. Identify and comprehend theater literature and visual styles, practices, systems, and historical context used within the realization of theater events at an intermediate level of understanding.
  4. Demonstrate excellence in team practices and professional ethics.

THEATRE ACADEMY - COSTUME DESIGN

COSTUME DESIGN – LEVEL 1
Skills Certificate
Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate basic competency and use of costume shop tools for the design, production, maintenance, and alteration of costume garments.
  2. Demonstrate basic proficiency in hand sewing, basic pattern drafting, machine sewing, and rendering.
  3. Organize data in a computer database.
  4. Serve as technical crew, designer's assistant, designers and or crew heads in the realization of costumes for a fully produced theater event.
  5. Identify theater literature and visual styles, practices, systems, and historical context used within the realization of theater events.
COSTUME DESIGN - LEVEL 2
Certificate of Achievement

(Program: 100602 State Code: 31738)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate advanced competency and use of costume shop tools for the design, production, maintenance, and alteration of costume garments.
  2. Demonstrate advanced proficiency in skills such as: hand sewing, basic pattern drafting, machine sewing, and rendering.
  3. Organize data in a computer database.
  4. Serve as technical crew, designer's assistant, designers and or crew heads in the realization of costumes for a fully produced theater event.
  5. Identify theater literature and visual styles, practices, systems, and historical context used within the realization of theater events.

THEATRE ACADEMY - TECHNICAL THEATER ENTERTAINMENT TECHNOLOGY

TECHNICAL THEATER ENTERTAINMENT TECHNOLOGY – LEVEL 1
Skills Certificate
Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate basic competency using technical theater systems for scenery, lights and sound in the production and realization of scenery, lighting plans and/or audio plans for live events.
  2. Serve as technical crew, designer's assistant, designers and or crew heads in the realization of a fully produced theater event.
  3. Identify theater literature and visual styles practices, systems, and historical context used within the realization of theater events.
TECHNICAL THEATER ENTERTAINMENT TECHNOLOGY - LEVEL 2
Certificate of Achievement

(Program: 100600 State Code: 31547)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate advanced competency using technical theater systems for scenery lights and sound in the production and realization of scenery, lighting plans and/or audio plans for live events.
  2. Serve as technical crew, designer's assistant on a produced theater event.
  3. Identify theater literature and visual styles practices, systems, and historical context used within the realization of theater events.
DESIGN AND DIGITAL MEDIA FOR THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY – LEVEL 1
Skills Certificate
Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Utilize entertainment industry computer applications to document design plans for scenery, lights, costumes and sound.
  2. Identify literature, visual styles, practices, systems, and historical context used in the realization of theater, film and television designs.
  3. Create portfolio quality projects, using computer applications, which can be used in interviews for professional employment.

GENERAL THEATER STUDIES

THEATER
Associate of Arts Degree

(Program: 100700 State Code: 08233)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify and comprehend literature, specific styles, practices, systems, aesthetics, and historical context of storytelling through creative expression.
  2. Perform in scenes or serve as technicians, designers or production crew, or serve as costume designers or production crew, in fully realized play productions.
  3. Demonstrate excellence in team practices and professional ethics.
MAJOR: 7 COURSES | 18-19 UNITS | AA
THEATER ARTS
Associate of Arts AA-T

(Program: 100700 State Code: 33157)

To earn the Associate Degree for Transfer, students must meet the following requirements:

A. Completion of 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University by completing the following:

  • The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth Requirements; and
  • A minimum of 18 semester units in a major or area of emphasis, as approved by the CCC Chancellor's Office.

B. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0 or higher. Students completing this degree will have satisfied the lower division major preparation and transfer requirements for priority admission consideration to a local CSU campus.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify and comprehend literature, specific styles, practices, systems, aesthetics, and historical context of storytelling through creative expression.
  2. Perform in scenes or serve as technicians, designers or production crew, or serve as costume designers or production crew, in fully realized play productions.
  3. Demonstrate excellence in team practices and professional ethics.
MAJOR: 6 COURSES | 19 UNITS | AA-T

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