Acting and Performance Level 1 Certificate
Division: Fine Arts
The Acting and Performance Level 1 Certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level performance competency and employment in regional theatre, television, film, theme parks and education. Students will integrate voice, mind, and body techniques toward character development, explore and engage with multiple professional training methodologies, generate a repertory of performance material for auditions, and produce professional grade resumes and headshots to forward career advancement. This certificate requires between 19.5 and 22.5 units.
|Required Core Courses (15 units):|
|THEA 100 F||Introduction to the Theatre||3|
|THEA 121 F||Movement for Actors||3|
|THEA 129 F||Voice for the Actor||3|
|THEA 180 F||Beginning Principles of Acting||3|
|THEA 181 F||Intermediate Principles of Acting||3|
|Restricted Electives (1-3 units):||1-3|
|Multicultural Perspectives in American Theatre||3|
|Modern Dramatic Literature||3|
|Improvisation for Television, Film and Theatre||2|
|Beginning Theatre Practicum (formerly THEA 133 F)||1-2|
|Introduction to Stage Combat||3|
|Acting for the Camera||3|
|Theatre Arts Independent Study||1-3|
Outcome 1: Identify and apply specific skills, knowledge, and creativity for professional development and employment in theatre, film, and television.
Outcome 2: Demonstrate the ability to select, rehearse and perform solo and scene material as well as "cold read" provided materials.
Outcome 3: Apply and integrate analytical skills through written script analysis as well as written and verbal evaluation of peer performances and of other theatrical productions.
Outcome 4: Analyze and apply vocal and physical techniques toward the creation of character for the purpose of theatrical storytelling.