SRJC Course Outlines

6/1/2020 12:49:30 PMSRT 47.1 Course Outline as of Spring 2020

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  SRT 47.1Title:  SRT - ENSEMBLE ACTING  
Full Title:  Summer Repertory Theatre - Ensemble Acting
Last Reviewed:2/8/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum6.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum6.00Lab Scheduled19.2511 min.Lab Scheduled336.88
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total19.25 Contact Total336.88
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 336.88 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  THAR 47.1

Catalog Description:
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Preparation for and public presentation of ensemble acting roles during the Summer Repertory Theatre season. All students will be cast in an ensemble role in the mainstage season and perform in a workshop production for an invited audience.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Previous experience in theatre production

Limits on Enrollment:
By Audition

Schedule of Classes Information
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Preparation for and public presentation of ensemble acting roles during the Summer Repertory Theatre season. All students will be cast in an ensemble role in the mainstage season and perform in a workshop production for an invited audience.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Previous experience in theatre production
Limits on Enrollment:By Audition
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Summer 2009Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2009Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Students will be able to demonstrate the responsibilities of an actor in the creation and performance of ensemble roles.
 

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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
 
1.    Create and sustain the physical, vocal, and behavioral components of multiple characters within multiple styles of plays and musicals concurrently.
2.    Incorporate the musical elements of singing and dancing in the performance of ensemble roles.
3.    Adapt to the stimulation and input of live audiences while maintaining focus and concentration during an extended run.
4.    Reproduce a successful characterization in multiple performances presented during an extended run.
5.    Demonstrate professionalism, including preparation, punctuality and attendance.

Topics and Scope
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Depending on the nature and production style of the particular musicals or plays to be performed, the following topics will be studied:
I.  Interpretation and historical context of the script, plot and characters
II. Basic Staging and Blocking
    A.  Ability to repeat actions and choices from previous rehearsals
    B.  Blocking procedures
    C.  Sight lines and upstaging
III. Basic memorization skills, including text, music, choreography and blocking in a shortened rehearsal period
IV. Vocal Techniques
    A.  Articulation
    B.  Projection
    C.  Characterization
V.  Incorporation of Basic Musical Theatre Elements
    A.  Sight reading
    B.  Choreography
    C.  Singing
VI. Working With Professional Technical/Design Elements and Staff
    A.  Conductor
    B.  Props
    C.  Costumes
    D.  Makeup
    E.  Lights
    F.  Sets
    G.  Sound
    H.  Stage management
    I.  Technical rehearsal procedures
    J.  Dress rehearsal procedures
VII.  Performance Techniques
    A.  Maintaining consistency and focus over a long run
    B.  Handling nerves and working calmly under stress
    C.  Handling audience responses
    D.  Handling the unexpected
    E.  Personal and group warm-ups

Assignments:
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1. Prepare rehearsal material in a timely manner as required by the
   production schedule:
    a.  Complete script and character analysis and
         research work, revising as needed during the rehearsal
         process.
    b.  Record, review, and retain blocking.
    c.  Accurately memorize lines and cues by the scheduled deadline.
2.  Attend all scheduled rehearsals for which the actor is called.
3.  Respond dependably to time commitments outside of rehearsals:
    a.  Costume fittings
    b.  Photo shoots
    c.  Makeup conferences

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
60 - 80%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 40%
Professionalism


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Scripts of plays being performed
SRT Company Handbook

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