Theater Arts Course Descriptions

TA110 Theater Appreciation
Explores the theatre arts from the audience perspective. Introduces styles and genres, theatre architecture, play analysis, and elements of production, with a focus on contemporary theatre in the United States. Students develop a critical and informed response to performances of all types. Requires viewing of two local theatre productions. W
4 Credits

TA141 Acting 1
Introduces the skills and techniques of acting for the stage focusing on the actor’s instrument of body, voice, and mind. Includes voice and movement, improvisation games, script analysis, performance evaluation, and the rehearsal process. Improves public speaking and confidence for the non-actor and develops stage presence and essential skills for the beginning actor. F, SP
4 Credits

XTA0001H Plays & Rehearsals
Theater Arts (non-cr)
0 Non-Credit

XTA0001J Acting Fundamentals
Theater Arts (non-cr)
0 Non-Credit

XTA0523B Acting Production Wkshp: Yr 1
Introduces the study of rehearsal and performance techniques, including blocking, memorization, character development, and public performance.
0 Non-Credit

XTA0523C Acting Production Wkshp: Yr 2
Continues the study of rehearsal and performance techniques, including blocking, memorization, character development, and public performance.
0 Non-Credit

XTA9000A Creative Classroom Dramatics
Theater Arts (non-cr)
1.2 CEU