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ACTING


Acting Skill certificate  

Students completing this skills certificate will acquire skills to pursue job opportunities in the performing arts or transfer opportunities to four-year college theatre programs

Required Core Units: 7
TA 240 Voice and Articulation for The Actor - 3 units
TA 265 Movement for The Actor - 2 units
TT 342 Technical stage Production - 2 units

Elective Units: 3  (Choose one)
TA 272 Intermediate Acting - 3 units
or
TA 273 Advanced Acting - 3 units

TOTAL units required: 10 units
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Shakespearean Acting Skills cetificate

Students completing this skills certificate will acquire skills to pursue performing arts job opportunities in classical theatre or advanced training at four-year college theatre programs.

Required Core Units: 9
TT 701 Shakespeare Festival Workshop I - 2 units
TT 702 Shakespeare Festival Workshop II - 2 units
TA 273 Advanced Acting - 2 units
TA 240 Voice & Articulation for the Theater - 3 units

Required Elective Units: 2  (Choose one)
TT 703 Shakespeare Festival Workshop III - 2 units
TA 265 Movement for The Actor - 2 units

TOTAL units required: 9 units
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Language and Dialects for Performance certificate

Students completing this skills certificate will acquire skills to pursue performing arts job opportunities in classical theatre or advanced training at four-year college theatre programs.

Required Core Units: 9
TA 240 Voice & Articulation for the Theatre - 3 units
TA 246 Dialects for the Actors - 3 units
Ling 7 Phonetics of Spanish, Italian, French, and German for Artist - 3 units

Required Elective Units: 2 (choose one)
TT 701 Shakespeare Festival Workshop I - 2 units
Music 411 Elementary voice - 2 units

TOTAL units required:   11 units
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DIRECTING


Directing Skills Certificate

Students completing this skills certificate will acquire skills to self-produce for public presentation, pursue performing arts job opportunities in directing, or participate in directing projects in four-year college theatre programs.

Required Core Courses 10 units
TA 225 Beginning Direction - 3 units
TA 226 SDirection Project Practicum - 2 units
TT 342 Technical Stage Production - 2 units
TA 114 Script Analysis - 3 units

Elective Courses: 3 units (Choose one)
TA 260 Acting Fundamentals - 3 units
TT 323 Stage Management - 3 units

Total units required: 13 units

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COSTUMES


Costume Design & Technology Certificate of Achievement

Required classes (15 units)
TECTHTR 360 Costume Design for Theatre - 3 units
TECTHTR 363 Costume Crafts, Dye, and Fabric Printing - 3 units
TECTHTR 367 Costume and Fashion History  - 3 units
TECTHTR 345 Costume Practicum  - 2 units
TECTHTR 305 Orientation to Technical Careers in Entertainment  - 2 units
TECTHTR 342 Technical Stage Production  - 2 units

Elective classe units (choose two)
TECTHTR 364 Costume Sewing and Pattern Making - 3 units
TECTHTR 365 Historical Costume Sewing and Pattern Making - 3 units
TECTHTR 366 Fantasy Costume Sewing and Pattern Making - 3 units

Elective classes 2 units (choose one)
TECTHTR 361 Applied Costume Design  - 2 units
TECTHTR 921 Cooperative Education-Technical Stage Production  - 2 units
TECTHTR 700 Theatre Festival Workshop - 2 units

Total Required Units: 15
Total Elective Units: 8
TOTAL 23 Units
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Costume Design & Application Skills Certificate

Required classes (10 units)
TECTHTR 360 Costume Design for Theater - 3 units
TECTHTR 367 Costume and Fashion History  - 3 units
TECTHTR 345 Costume Practicum  - 2 units
TECTHTR 305 Orientation to Technical Careers in Entertainment - 2 Units

Elective classes 2 units (choose one)
TECTHTR 361 Applied Costume Design - 2 Units
TECTHTR 700 Theater Festival Workshop - 2 Units
TECTHTR 921Cooperative Education - 2 Units

TOTAL12 Units
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Costume Construction Skills Certificate

Required classes (7 units)
TECTHTR 363Costume Craft, Dye, and Fabric Printing - 3 Units
TECTHTR 345 Costume Practicum - 2 Units
TECTHTR 305 Orientation to Technical Careers in Entertainment  - 2 Units

Elective classes 6 units (choose two)
TECTHTR 365 Costume Sewing and Pattern Making - 3 Units
TECTHTR 364 Historical Costume Sewing and Pattern Making - 3 Units
TECTHTR 366 Fantasy Costume Sewing and Pattern Making - 3 Units

TOTAL13 Units
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Wardrobe Attendant Skills Certificate

Required classes (6 units)
TECTHTR 342 Technical Stage Production - 2
TECTHTR 305 Orientation to Technical Careers in Entertainmnet - 2
TECTHTR 345 Costume Practicum - 2

Elective classes 3 units (choose one)
TECTHTR 364 Costume Sewing and Pattern Making - 3
TECTHTR 365 Historical Costume Sewing and Pattern Making - 3
TECTHTR 366 Fantasy Costume Sewing and Pattern Making - 3

TOTAL 6 Units
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Makeup Design and Application Skills Certificate
TECHTHTR 350 Makeup for Theatre - 3
TECHTHTR 351 Applied Makeup Design - 2
TECHTHTR 355 Makeup Practicum - 2
TECHTHTR 342 Technical Stage Production - 2
TOTAL 9 Units
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THEATRE IN THE COMMUNITY


Theatre in the Community Certificate of Achievement

The TIC certificate prepares students for a career as a teaching artist in schools, the community or to enter the recreation, health or social service industry. Upon completion of the certificate the student will achieve the practical experience and theoretical background to produce theatrical educational experiences for children, older adults and under served communities. The certificate is excellent preparation for a bachelor degree in theater education.

Required Courses: 16 units
TH252   "Children's Theater: Production and Methods Practicum"                            
TH257   "Inter-Generational Theater: Production and Methods Practicum"                           
TH259   The Arts in the Community                         
TT300    Stagecraft                    
CH DEV 003        Creative Experiences for Children I                         
FAM & CS 006    Challenges of Aging        

Elective classes: 3 units (Choose one)                
TH 225  Beginning Direction
            or                                        
TT 323   Stage Management
       
Total Units Required: 19 units  
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Inter-Generational Drama Skills Certificate

Students completing this skills certificate will acquire skills to pursue entry-level positions in senior centers, social service agencies, recreation centers, and under-served communities.

FAM & CS 06    Challenges of Aging
THEATER 256   Theater in the Community: Tour for Seniors
THEATER 257   Inter-Generational Theater: Production & Methods Practicum
Total Units Required: 7 units
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Creative Drama Skills Certificate

Skills Certificate: Students completing this skills certificate will acquire skills to pursue entry-level positions in after school programs, day care centers, recreation centers, and under-served communities.

CH DEV 03    Creative Experiences for Children 3 units
THEATER 251   Theater in the Community: Tour for Children 2 units
THEATER 252   Children's Theater: Production & Methods Practicum  2 units
Total Units Required: 7 units
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SCENIC, LIGHTING, SOUND & PROPS


Stagecraft Skills certificate

Students completing this skills certificate will acquire skills to pursue entry-level positions in theconstruction and crafts areas of the entertainment industry.

TT 300 Stagecraft - 3 units
TT 342 Technical Stage production - 2 units Required Core Courses: 5 units

TT 340 Technical Theatre Practicum - 4 units
TT 343 Scenery practicum - 2 units
Required Elective Courses: 5 units

TOTAL 7-9 units
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Theatrical Lighting Skills certificate

Students completing this skills certificate will acquire skills to pursue entry-level positions in theatrical lighting forthe entertainment industry.

TT 342 Tecchnical Stage Production - 2 units
TT 346 Lighting Practicum - 2 units
TT 370 Lighting Design for Theatre - 3 units
TOTAL 7 units
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Theatre and Entertainment Technology Certificate of Achievement

The Certificate of Achievement in Technical Theatre and Entertainment Technology provides students with the foundational training and technical skills for entry-level positions in the following entertainment industry occupations: theatrical stagehand, lighting electrician, audio technician, programmer, rigger, set carpenter, scenic artist, art director, set dresser, property master, and production assistant. Our production process replicates a professional theatre environment in a contemporary facility that includes three performance venues equipped with state-of-the art technology. Students receive specialized classroom instruction which is reinforced with rigorous hands-on training in technical theatre practicums. Certificate students wishing to pursue careers in technical direction or theatrical design (scenery, lighting, sound) are encouraged to transfer to a four-year institution for additional training in their specific area of interest.

Required Core Courses 13 units
TT 300 Stagecraft - 3 units
TT 305 Orientation to Technical Careers in Entertainment - 2 units
TT 311 Introduction to Theatrical Lighting - 3 units
TT 315 Introduction to Design - 3 units
TT 342 Technical Stage Production - 2 units

Practicum Electives (choose one) 2 units minimum
TT 340 Technical Theatre Practicum - 4 units
TT 343 Scenery Practicum - 2 units
TT 344 Props Practicum - 2 units
TT 346 Lighting Practicum - 2 units
TT 347 Sound Practicum - 2 units

Technical Theatre Electives (Choose one) 3 units minimum
TT 313 Scenic Art for Theatre - 3 units
TT 330 Sound Design - 3 units
TT 370 Lighting Design for Theatre - 3 units
TT 380 Scenic Design for Theatre - 3 units

TOTAL units required 18-20
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Theatrical Sound Skills Certificate

Skills Certificate: Students completing this skills certificate will acquire skills to pursue entry-level positions in theatrical sound for the entertainment industry.

TT 330 Sound Design for Theatre - 3 units
TT 342 Technical Stage Production - 2 units
TT 347 Sound Practicum - 2 units

TOTAL units required 7 units
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STAGE MANAGEMENT & PRODUCTION


Stage Management & Production Certificate of Achievement


Stage Management and Production is designed to teach students how to work as stage managers or production managers. These courses provide an aspiring stage manager, producer, or director with real production experience in addition to lecture classes.

Required coursed: 13 units
THEATER 100 Introduction to Theater - 3 units
TECTHTR 323 Stage Management - 3 units
TECTHTR 342 Technical Stage Production - 2 units
TECTHTR 348 Stage management Practicum - 2 units
TECTHTR 300 Stagecraft - 3 units

Elective courses: 3 units (Choose one)

THEATER 200 Introduction to Acting - 3 units
or
THEATER 260 Acting I - 3 units

TOTAL 16 units

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SCRIPT ANALYSIS


Script Analysis Skills Certificate

Students completing this skills certificate will acquire the introductory skills necessary to be a director, playwright, dramaturge, or educator. THEATER 114     Script Analysis - 3 units                 
THEATER 130     Playwriting - 3 units                        
THEATER 225     Beginning Direction - 3 units

TOTAL 9 units

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