CERTIFICATES



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

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
Required Core Units: 7
TA 272 Intermediate Acting - 3 units
or
TA 273 Advanced Acting - 3 units
Required Elective Units: 3


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.

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 Core Units: 9

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

TOTAL units required: 9 units

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Language and Dialects for Performance 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.

TA 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 Core Units: 9

TT 701 Shakespeare Festival Workshop I - 2 units
or
Music 411 Elementary voice - 2 units
Required Elective Units: 2

TOTAL units required: 9 units

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DIRECTING


Directing Skills CertificateStudents 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.

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
Required Core Courses TOTAL 10 units

TA 260 Acting Fundamentals - 3 units
TT 323 Stage Management - 3 unitsElective Courses TOTAL 3 units



COSTUMES



Students can earn an AA degree with an emphasis in costumes, obtain Skills Certificates and Certificates of Achievement in costumes, and explore more opportunities through our Vocational Education courses. There are three skills certificates in costume design and construction.  

Costume Design & Technology Certificate of Achievement


Required classes 
TECTHTR 360  - 3 units
TECTHTR 367  - 3 units
TECTHTR 345  - 2 units
TECTHTR 305  - 2 units
TECTHTR 342  - 2 units
TECTHTR 361   - 2 units
TECTHTR 363  - 3 units
TECTHTR 364  - 3 unitsElective classes
TECTHTR 365  - 3 units
TECTHTR 366  - 3 units

Total Required Units: 20
Total Elective Units: 3
TOTAL 23 Units
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Costume Design & Application Skills Certificate


TECTHTR 360- 3 Units
TECTHTR 367- 3 Units
TECTHTR 345- 4 Units
TECTHTR 305- 2 Units
TOTAL12 Units
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Costume Construction Skills Certificate


TECTHTR 345- 2 Units
TECTHTR 363- 3 Units
TECTHTR 364- 3 Units
TECTHTR 305- 2 Units
Required Core Courses: 10 units

TECTHTR 365 - 3
units
TECTHTR 366 - 3 units
Elective Courses: 3 units

TOTAL13 Units
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Wardrobe Attendant Skills Certificate


TECTHTR 342 - 4
TECTHTR 364 - 3
TECTHTR 345 - 2
TOTAL9 Units
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Makeup Design and Application Skills Certificate

TECHTHTR 350 - 3
TECHTHTR 351 - 2
TECHTHTR 355 - 2
TECHTHTR 342 - 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 classes
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                  
TH 225  Beginning Direction
            or                                        
TT 323   Stage Management

Required Core Courses: 16 units        
Elective Courses: 3 units
Total Units Required: 19 units  
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SCENIC, LIGHTING, SOUND & PROPS


Stagecraft Skills certificateStudents 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 AchievementThe 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.

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
Required Core Courses 13 units

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
Practicum Electives 2 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
Technical Theatre Electives 3 units minimum

TOTAL units required 18-20
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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
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
CAOT 82 Microcomputer Software Survey in the Office - 3 units
Total 13 units

Elective courses

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