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CRN # Section ID Class Type Time Days Instructor Location

THTR 1 :: INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE 4 Units
Live performance in an electronic age - an overview of the status of live theatre including its historical, cultural and spiritual roots. Focuses on the relationship of theatre to various cultures throughout history, and on the contributions of significant individual artists. Introduces the elements of the production process including playwriting, acting, directing, design, and criticism. Survey different periods, styles and genres of theatre through play reading, discussion, films and viewing and critiquing live theatre. Required attendance of theatre productions.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in DRAM 1.
20353
TEXTS
• THTR-001.-01W LectureTBATBACAREY, MILISSAONLINE
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. THTR-001-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin. Meets UC/CSU (IGETC) Transfer Requirement in Area 3 (Arts & Humanities) and CSU General Education/Breadth Requirement in Area C-1 (Arts & Humanities). Meets Foothill's GE Requirement in Area 1 (Humanities).

THTR 2A :: HISTORY OF DRAMATIC LITERATURE: CLASSICAL TO MOLIERE 4 Units
The study of the history of theatre from its Origins in the East and West through the 17th Century. The history and development of theatre and drama are studied through reading and analyzing representative masterpieces of dramatic literature from Aeschylus to Moliere in relationship to cultural, political and social conditions of the time.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Demonstrated proficiency in English by placement as determined by score on the English placement test OR through an equivalent placement process OR completion of ESLL 125 & ESLL 249.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in DRAM 2A or ENGL 42A.
22032
TEXTS
• THTR-002A-01W LectureTBATBAGOUGH, THOMASONLINE
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.

THTR 2F :: HISTORY OF AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATRE 4 Units
An introductory survey of the history of the American musical theatre genre. Includes roots in British music halls, Viennese operetta and African American jazz through the golden age of the musical and up to the contemporary Broadway stage. Emphasis will be placed on genres and styles, as well as the key composers, lyricists, librettists, directors, producers, designers, choreographers and performers. Examines how the musical mirrors contemporary social and political events.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in MUS 2F.
21022
TEXTS
• THTR-002F-01W LectureTBATBACAREY, MILISSAONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBACAREY, MILISSAONLINE
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. THTR-002F-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin. Meets UC/CSU Area 3 (Arts & Humanities) Transfer Requirements (IGETC) and CSU Area C (Arts & Humanities) General Education/Breadth Requirements. Meets Foothill's General Education Requirements in Area 1 (Humanities).

THTR 8 :: MULTICULTURAL THEATRE ARTS IN MODERN AMERICA 4 Units
A comparative study of the important post-modern American theatre movements from the 1950s to the present day examining the specific cultural traditions of these performances. Focus will be on the performance artists and major influences of African Americans, Asian Americans, Native Americans, European Americans, and Chicano/Latino Americans and the cultural movements that inspired these performances.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in DRAM 8.
22039
TEXTS
• THTR-008.-01W LectureTBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCEONLINE
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. THTR-008-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin. Meets UC/CSU (IGETC) Transfer Requirement in Area 3 (Arts & Humanities) and meets CSU General Education/Breadth Requirement in Area C-1 (Arts & Humanities). Meets Foothill’s GE Requirement in Area 1 (Humanities) and in Area IV (United States Cultures & Communities).

THTR 20A :: ACTING I 4 Units
Introduction to the craft of acting, including theory and technique emphasizing body movement, voice production, articulation, characterization principles of motivation, scene analysis, cultural empathy through standard theatre games, exercises, monologues, scenes and the background research thereof.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: This course is included in the Acting family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in DRAM 20A.
20936
TEXTS
THTR-020A-01 Laboratory12:00 PM-12:50 PMTGOUGH, THOMAS1001
  Lecture 10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThGOUGH, THOMAS1001
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. THTR-020A-01: Meets CSU Area C (Arts & Humanities) General Education/Breadth Requirement.

THTR 21A :: SCENERY & PROPERTY CONSTRUCTION 4 Units
The theory and practice of creating and using scenery and properties for dramatic presentations. Students will learn basic vocabulary, processes, tools and materials used in the production of scenery and properties for the stage. Practical application and safe use of basic woodworking tools used for creating scenery and properties for Theatre Arts productions.
2 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. (96 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in DRAM 21A.
20926
TEXTS
• THTR-021A-01Y LectureTBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCEONLINE
  Laboratory 01:30 PM-04:30 PMTThMC LEOD, BRUCE8002
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. THTR-021A-01Y: Hybrid class. TBA hours are via online instruction. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin.

THTR 21B :: INTERMEDIATE SCENERY & PROPERTY CONSTRUCTION 4 Units
Continuation of THTR 21A. The theory and practice of creating and using scenery and properties for dramatic presentations. Students will learn vocabulary, processes, tools and materials specific to areas of the production of scenery and properties for the stage. Practical application and safe use of advanced woodworking tools used for creating scenery and properties for Theatre Arts productions. Introduction of designing and working safely with alternative materials, basic electrical and lighting functions and sound reinforcement.
2 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. (96 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: THTR 21A.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in DRAM 21B.
20927
TEXTS
• THTR-021B-01Y LectureTBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCEONLINE
  Laboratory 01:30 PM-04:30 PMTThMC LEOD, BRUCE8002
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. THTR-021B-01Y: Hybrid class. TBA hours are via online instruction. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin.

THTR 21C :: ADVANCED SCENERY & PROPERTIES CONSTRUCTION 4 Units
Continuation of THTR 21B. Theory of and practice creating and using scenery and properties for department dramatic presentations. Safe use of tools, materials, and construction techniques used in the construction of scenery and properties for the stage. Introduction to the use of metal in the production of scenery and properties for the stage. Safe rigging concepts, tools and practices for the stage. Leadership experience in a collaborative theatre environment.
2 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. (96 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: THTR 21B.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in DRAM 21C.
20928
TEXTS
THTR-021C-01Y Laboratory01:30 PM-04:30 PMTThMC LEOD, BRUCE8002
  Lecture TBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCEONLINE
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. THTR-021C-01Y: Hybrid class. TBA hours are via online instruction. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin.

THTR 25 :: INTRODUCTION TO FASHION & COSTUME CONSTRUCTION 4 Units
An introduction to sewing techniques, pattern cutting, costume room equipment and the design and fabrication of clothing and costumes for the theatre and stage.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in THTR 75.
21185
TEXTS
THTR-025.-01Q Lecture10:00 AM-12:50 PMTENGELBRECHT, JULIE1001
  Laboratory 10:00 AM-12:50 PMThENGELBRECHT, JULIE1001
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.

THTR 25B :: FASHION & COSTUME CONSTRUCTION II 4 Units
Continuation of THTR 25 with an exploration into more complex sewing techniques and machinery use. Further practice in the fabrication of clothing and costumes for the theatre, including pattern adjustment and measuring, basic pattern making, sewing knits, advanced fitting and alteration techniques and specialty machine usage.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: THTR 25.
21186
TEXTS
THTR-025B-01Q Laboratory10:00 AM-12:50 PMThENGELBRECHT, JULIE1001
  Lecture 10:00 AM-12:50 PMTENGELBRECHT, JULIE1001
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.

THTR 25C :: FASHION & COSTUME CONSTRUCTION III 4 Units
Continuation of THTR 25B with a practical focus on creating costumes from designs for a theatrical production. Further use and practice with complex sewing projects and patterning skills to include drafting and fitting a body block, then creating a pattern from it, basic draping techniques and advanced materials usage with specialty materials for complex theatrical headgear, wigs, and costumes.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: THTR 25B.
22040
TEXTS
THTR-025C-01Q Laboratory10:00 AM-12:50 PMThENGELBRECHT, JULIE1001
  Lecture 10:00 AM-12:50 PMTENGELBRECHT, JULIE1001
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.

THTR 43A :: SCRIPT ANALYSIS 4 Units
Presentation of the fundamental building blocks of understanding play scripts through an in-depth methodology of reading and analysis. Exploration of the foundational elements of Modern Realistic theatrical texts from study to analysis of text as intended for production. Groundwork provides the basis by which subsequent exploration of production possibilities, challenges and genres can be developed.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: THTR 20A.
22041
TEXTS
THTR-043A-01 Lecture01:30 PM-03:30 PMMWSMITH, LAURI1001
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.

THTR 43E :: IMPROVISATION 4 Units
Presentation of the fundamentals and graduating skills of organic performance without script or text. Practical application of the theories of improvisational basic skills, universally translated to virtually all forms of improvisation, towards performance.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: THTR 20A.
Advisory: This course is included in the Acting family of activity courses.
22042
TEXTS
THTR-043E-01 Lecture01:30 PM-04:30 PMTGOUGH, THOMAS1001
  Laboratory 01:30 PM-04:30 PMThGOUGH, THOMAS1001
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.

THTR 45A :: TECHNICAL THEATRE IN PRODUCTION I 4 Units
Students will gain practical experience in the application of production responsibilities in any of the following: stage management, house management, construction, scenery, properties, costume, lighting, sound, and running crews.
1 hour lecture, 9 hours laboratory. (120 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in THTR 21A; students must meet with the instructor during the first week of the quarter to schedule hours and responsibilities; this course is included in the Production-Technical family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in THTR 99A.
Formerly: THTR 99A
20930
TEXTS
THTR-045A-01 LaboratoryTBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCETBA
  Lecture TBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCETBA
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. THTR-045A-01: For information, contact the instructor via email at mcleodbruce@foothill.edu

THTR 45B :: TECHNICAL THEATRE IN PRODUCTION II 4 Units
Students will gain a practical experience in the application of production responsibilities in any of the following theatre technical areas: construction, scenery, properties, costume, lighting, sound, special effects and running crews based on the students level of experience and the demands of the current department productions. Students will assume greater responsibility for the planning and scheduling of work in their assigned area.
1 hour lecture, 9 hours laboratory. (120 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: THTR 45A.
Advisory: Students must meet with the instructor during the first week of the quarter to arrange hours and assignments; this course is included in the Production-Technical family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in THTR 99B.
Formerly: THTR 99B
20931
TEXTS
THTR-045B-01 LaboratoryTBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCETBA
  Lecture TBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCETBA
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. THTR-045B-01: For information, contact the instructor via email at mcleodbruce@foothill.edu

THTR 45C :: TECHNICAL THEATRE IN PRODUCTION III 4 Units
Continuation of THTR 45B. Students will gain additional practical experience in the application of production responsibilities in any of the following: construction, scenery, properties, costume, lighting, sound, and running crews. Students will assume greater responsibility for the design and implementation of technical elements for a theatrical production as department heads or group leaders.
1 hour lecture, 9 hours laboratory. (120 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: THTR 45B.
Advisory: Students must meet with the instructor during the first week of the quarter to arrange hours and assignments; this course is included in the Production-Technical family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in THTR 99C.
Formerly: THTR 99C
21024
TEXTS
THTR-045C-01Q LectureTBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCETBA
  Laboratory TBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCETBA
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. For information, contact the instructor via email at mcleodbruce@foothill.edu

THTR 45D :: TECHNICAL THEATRE IN PRODUCTION IV 4 Units
Continuation of THTR 45C. Students will gain practical experience in the application of production techniques and organization in any or all of the following areas: construction, scenery, properties, costume, lighting, sound, and production crews.
1 hour lecture, 9 hours laboratory. (120 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: THTR 45C.
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in THTR 21A; students must meet with the instructor during the first week of the quarter to arrange hours and assignments; this course is included in the Production-Technical family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in THTR 99D.
Formerly: THTR 99D
21025
TEXTS
THTR-045D-01Q LectureTBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCETBA
  Laboratory TBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCETBA
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. For information, contact the instructor via email at mcleodbruce@foothill.edu

THTR 45E :: TECHNICAL THEATRE MANAGEMENT IN PRODUCTION 6 Units
Students will gain practical experience in the application of production management responsibilities in any of the following: stage management, house management, production management, or technical department management.
2 hours lecture, 12 hours laboratory. (168 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in THTR 21A and 45A; lab hours will occur on specific evenings and weekends during the quarter; required meeting with instructor during first week of quarter to assign responsibilities and hours per production schedule; this course is included in the Production-Technical family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in THTR 99E.
Formerly: THTR 99E
20864
TEXTS
THTR-045E-01 LaboratoryTBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCE1001
  Lecture TBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCE1001
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. THTR-045E-01: For information, contact the instructor via email at lastnamefirstname@foothill.edu
20932
TEXTS
THTR-045E-02 LaboratoryTBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCE1001
  Lecture TBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCE1001
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. THTR-045E-02: For information, contact the instructor via email at mcleodbruce@fhda.edu

THTR 45F :: TECHNICAL THEATRE MANAGEMENT IN PRODUCTION II 6 Units
Students will gain practical experience in the application of theatre management responsibilities in any of the following: stage management, house management, production management, or technical department management. Students in this class will be expected to assume responsibility for assembling and organizing the work of several groups or departments in the successful creation of a large theatrical production.
2 hours lecture, 12 hours laboratory. (168 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: THTR 45E.
Advisory: This course is included in the Production-Technical family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in THTR 99F.
Formerly: THTR 99F
20865
TEXTS
THTR-045F-01 LectureTBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCE1001
  Laboratory TBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCE1001
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. THTR-045F-01: For information, contact the instructor via email at lastnamefirstname@foothill.edu

THTR 49A :: PERFORMANCE PRODUCTION I 6 Units
Supervised participation as a performer in scheduled non-musical productions of the Theatre Arts Department with a designated emphasis towards confidence in performing as well as integrative familiarity in the full process of mounting a production for public performance. Culminates in a fully staged theatrical production.
1 hour lecture, 15 hours laboratory. (192 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Enrollment subject to audition and instructor assignment; this course is included in the Production-Performance family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in THTR 49.
20860
TEXTS
THTR-049A-01 LectureTBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCE1001
  Laboratory TBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCE1001
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. Audition required. For information, contact instructor via email at mcleodbruce@foothill.edu

THTR 49B :: PERFORMANCE PRODUCTION II 6 Units
Supervised performance participation in scheduled productions of the theatre arts department with a specific target towards text interpretation and commitment to characterization through live public performance. Culminates in a fully staged theatrical production.
1 hour lecture, 15 hours laboratory. (192 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Enrollment subject to audition and instructor assignment; this course is included in the Production-Performance family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in THTR 49X.
20861
TEXTS
THTR-049B-01Q LectureTBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCE1001
  Laboratory TBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCE1001
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. Audition required. For information, contact instructor via email at mcleodbruce@foothill.edu

THTR 49C :: PERFORMANCE PRODUCTION III 6 Units
Supervised participation as a performer in scheduled non-musical productions of the theatre arts department with a designated emphasis towards advanced vocal acumen and heightened physical embodiment through live public performance. Culminates in a fully staged theatrical production.
1 hour lecture, 15 hours laboratory. (192 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Enrollment subject to audition and instructor assignment; this course is included in the Production-Performance family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in THTR 49Y.
20862
TEXTS
THTR-049C-01Q LaboratoryTBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCE1001
  Lecture TBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCE1001
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. Audition required. For information, contact the instructor via email at mcleodbruce@foothill.edu

THTR 49D :: PERFORMANCE PRODUCTION IV 6 Units
Supervised performance participation in scheduled productions of the theatre arts department with specific inclusion through a rehearsal into live public performance context of augmented, nuanced acting skill premises and enhanced script interpretation of cultural and socio-economic circumstances. Culminates in a fully staged theatrical production.
1 hour lecture, 15 hours laboratory. (192 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Enrollment subject to audition and instructor assignment; this course is included in the Production-Performance family of activity courses.
20863
TEXTS
THTR-049D-01Q LectureTBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCE1001
  Laboratory TBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCE1001
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. Audition required. For information, contact the instructor via email at mcleodbruce@foothill,edu

THTR 70R :: INDEPENDENT STUDY IN THEATRE ARTS 1 Unit
Provides an opportunity for the student to expand their studies in Theatre Arts beyond the classroom by completing a project or an assignment arranged by agreement between the student and instructor. The student is required to contract with the instructor to determine the scope of assignment and the unit value assigned for successful completion. Students may take a maximum of 6 units of Independent Study per department.
3 hours laboratory per week. (36 hours total per quarter.)
20790
TEXTS
THTR-070R-01 LectureTBATBAMC LEOD, BRUCETBA
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. THTR-070R-01: Students must complete an Independent Study Contract form with the instructor at the beginning of the quarter. Please contact the instructor on the first day of class for details.

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