SRJC Course Outlines

6/1/2020 1:49:49 PMSRT 47.4 Course Outline as of Spring 2020

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  SRT 47.4Title:  SRT - THEATRE ORCHESTRA  
Full Title:  Summer Repertory Theatre - Theatre Orchestra
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 47.4

Catalog Description:
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Rehearsal and performance of an instrumental part in a musical theatre production for public presentation during the Summer Repertory Theatre season. Focus of the course is on learning the show's music and the incorporation of the music into the overall production.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
By Audition

Schedule of Classes Information
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Rehearsal and performance of an instrumental part in a musical theatre production for public presentation during the Summer Repertory Theatre season. Focus of the course is on learning the show's music and the incorporation of the music into the overall production.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
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. To perform effectively as part of an orchestra in a professional theatre.
 

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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate the professional responsibilities of a musician while participating in the rehearsal and performance process of multiple musicals simultaneously.
2. Identify and interpret the style of a musical.
3. Record and retain interpretive and technical adjustments given by a musical director and/or conductor.
4. Apply musical choices as instructed by the musical director and/or conductor during the rehearsal and performance process.
5 Transition from the rehearsal hall to the stage environment, adapting to the addition of performers, design elements, and technical procedures.
6.. Adapt to the stimulation and input of live audiences while maintaining focus and concentration during the run of a seven-week season.
7. Reproduce a successful instrumental performance in multiple performances presented over a period of time.

Topics and Scope
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Depending on the nature and production style of the particular musical to
be performed, the following topics will be studied:
I.    Historical and Stylistic Context of the Music and Lyrics for Multiple Musicals.
II.   Professionalism and Procedures of a Professional Theatre Company
     A.  Scheduling and rehearsal process
     B.  Working within a theatre environment
     C.  Theatre etiquette and expected behavior
     D.  Working with multiple directors (production, vocal, musical, conductor)
     E.  Expectation of independent practice
     F.  Recording cuts and cues; planning page turns
     G.  Handling musical adjustments, such as transposing
     H.  Health and safety issues; managing stress and time
III.  Instrumental Ensemble Techniques
IV.  Incorporation of Other Musical Theatre Elements
     A.  Choreography and movement
     B.  Singing
     C.  Acting
     D.  Design
V.    Sustaining Dramatic Throughline
VI.   Technical/Design Elements That May Impact Musicians
     A.  Location of orchestra/band and conductor
     B.  Sound
          1.  Working with microphones
          2.  Timing with sound effects
     C.  Lighting
          1.  In the pit
          2.  On stage
     D.  Special effects (fog, smoke, explosions, etc.)
     E.  Costumes (when orchestra/band is visible)
VII.  Sitzprobe/Wandelprobe Procedures
VIII. Technical Rehearsal Procedures and demands
IX.   Dress Rehearsal Procedures and demands
X.    Performance Techniques and Procedures
     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
XI.   Performance Attire
XII.  Performance Schedule, Procedures and Etiquette.

Assignments:
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1.  Practice and rehearse instrumental material in a timely manner as required by the production schedule:
      a.  Independently review instrumental part, revising as instructed during the practice and rehearsal process.
      b.  Accurately learn instrumental music part and cues by the scheduled deadline.
      c.  Familiarize self with other elements of the musical that are integrated with the songs (dancing, acting, etc.).
2.   Attend all scheduled instrumental rehearsals, production rehearsals, and performances for which the musician is called.  
3.   Adhere to advanced standards of professionalism throughout the rehearsal and performance process, following the terms of the Company Handbook and course syllabus.

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, Production 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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Instrumental part from score of selected musical
SRT Company Handbook

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