Course Numbering Information:
Courses at SLCC are identified by an alphabetic prefix (two to four letters) followed by a four-digit number. Numbers beginning with a “1” generally indicate a course designed primarily for freshmen (such as ENGL 1010); numbers beginning with a “2” generally indicate courses designed primarily for sophomores (such as MATH 2010); numbers beginning with a “0” generally indicate preparatory courses that are non-transferable (such as WRTG 0990).
THEA 1013 - Survey of Theatre (FA)
Credits: 3 Survey of Western theatre from ritual to contemporary theatre. Students explore the role of theater from a Western perspective in the development of modern thought, culture, politics and society.
Credits: 4 Introduces students with no previous film training to historical, technical, and aesthetic developments of film within its cultural context. Film genres examined. Some materials presented are R-rated. Also listed as FLM 1023.
Credits: 3 A practical application of the use of the actor’s body, how it influences the voice, and how the two affect one’s ability to effectively perform for the stage, film and other media. Aspects of the Lessac, Alexander, and Hawkin’s techniques are explored.
Credits: 4 Course intended to raise diversity awareness through aesthetic, critical, and interdisciplinary examination of our American Cultural Identity through film. Presents film as an art form, as an industry, and ultimately a system of cultural representation and communication.
Credits: 3 The purpose of this course is to examine the interconnectedness of art, dance, music, and theater through lecture, observation, participation, attending performances, discussion, analysis, and writing. Students will investigate the elements of each art and the common threads within the creative process to develop an informed appreciation for their own artistic values.
Credits: 3 A comprehensive study of the human voice and its physiology as it relates to the production and quality of sound. A comprehensive study of phonetic sound using the International Phonetic Alphabet, and the skills involved in developing flexibility and range related to the craft of acting.
Credits: 1 This introductory short course focuses on U.S. copyrights given to creative individuals who produce visual, musical, literary works of art or performing arts. The course also covers licensing and trademarking.
Credits: 2 This introductory short course will introduce basic business structures and examine the process of setting up a business for creative professionals working in the areas of music, the many forms of visual design, fine art, animation, film and video, and the literary arts.
Credits: 3 A broad overview of sound, sound systems, recording, and live sound reinforcement providing basic training in the physics of sound and the hardware and systems used to control and record it. No prerequisites.
Credits: 3 Development of methods and ideologies of script analysis with focus on the identification of major components of the text of the script. Emphasis is placed on dramatic structure, characterization, given circumstances, exposition and the dramaturgical intrinsic meaning of the text.
Credits: 3 This course is a continuation of THEA 1113 Voice 1: Voice & Diction, using phonetic sound and the International Phonetic Alphabet to produce regional dialects and accents in speech. Students will explore the ways in which the use of different regional dialects and accents affect and change a character.
THEA 2150 - Acting - Audition Techniques for Stage and Screen
Credits: 3 Introduction to audition techniques for students who have taken basic acting or have a strong performance background. Students prepare three contrasting monologues and a resume, work with cold readings and meet with local talent agencies.
Credits: 4 Film or theatre majors explore in-depth critical aspects of film including aesthetic and technical developments that have influenced film from its inception to present day. Students will view key films. Some R-rated films presented.
Credits: 3 A practical application course that examines the expressive possibilities of the human voice. Students will explore range, pitch, tempo, color, rhythm, and other qualities related to voice acting and broadcasting for use in stage, film and other media.
Credits: 2 Intro to theories, concepts and methodology of creative drama as an aid to teaching all subjects. Students develop lesson plans and carry them out in a laboratory experience with children. Course may be taught with a Service Learning component.
Credits: 3 Introduction to theatrical lighting. Lighting instruments, color theory, theater safety, basics of script analysis for lighting design will be taught. Prior technical theatre experience is helpful but not required.