General Theatre Major

Theatre Department classes are available to students who are unable to make the time commitment necessary for the Academy. A number of classes are available to non-Academy students each semester. There is no required application or audition for Departmental classes. Students interested in these classes need only register through Los Angeles City College to participate. Many Departmental Classes are also required as part of the regular Theatre Academy curriculum and are taught by Theatre Academy Faculty.


GENERAL THEATER MAJOR - For Non-Academy - Associate in Arts Degree

  • Students studying in the Theater Department fall into three categories: (1) those who are planning to transfer to a four-year college and are taking a limited number of courses to satisfy lower division requirements
  • (2) those who are satisfying their elective and/or humanities requirements for the A.A. Degree
  • (3) those who are satisfying the eighteen-unit requirement for an A.A. Degree in Theater. No specific combination of classes is required.

SUBJECT & NUMBER

TITLE

UNITS

Theater 100

Introduction to Theater

3

Theater 105-1 or 105-2 or 105-3 or 105-4

Theater Survey-Literature or Performance or Design Technology or Audience Experience

1

Theater 110

History of the World Theater

3

Theater 200 or

Introduction to Acting

    3 or

Theater 270

Beginning Acting

3

Theater 300

Introduction to Stagecraft

3

 

Any two (2) of the following

 

Theater 240

Voice and Articulation for the Theater

3

Theater 242

Vocal Development Workshop

3

Theater 271

Intermediate Acting

2

Theater 272

Intermediate Applied Acting

3

or

Any two of the following

 

Theater 311

Theatrical Lighting

3

Theater 313

Scenic Painting for the Theater

3

Theater 314

Theatrical Sound Design:  Fundamentals, Procedures and Operation

3

Theater 315

Introduction to Theatrical Scenic Design

3

or

Any two of the following

 

Theater 400

Costume Periods and Styles

3

Theater 414

Costume Draping and Accessories

3

Theater 415

Costume Design for the Theater

3

Theater 416

Materials and Methods for the Costumer

3

Theater 417

Costuming for Film

3

 

Total Units

18 or 19

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS *
See Graduation Requirements Section of LACC catalog.

FEES AND TUITION--A tuition of $46 per unit is currently required of California residents for each semester of study at Los Angeles City College.(All fees subject to change.) Tuition for non-residents is $190 per unit per semester and $212 per unit per semester for international students.This tuition is paid at the time the student registers for classes. A health fee of $11 is also required of all students.

THE FACULTY - Fourteen full-time and part- time faculty in Acting, Technical Theatre and Costuming teach both Academy and Departmental Classes. All faculty are available to students for individual evaluation as well as career counseling and assistance during the semester. The Theatre Faculty are working professionals in all areas of theatrical performance and production. Many are active in theatre organizations and programs such as Actor's Equity Association, the Southern California Educational Theatre Association, the California Educational Theatre Association, the United States Institute of Theatre Technology, the Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival. Members of the full-time Faculty are also published authors on theatre, the craft of acting, and entertainment technology.