Courses

Theatre Arts

ID Course Name Units
THA V01 Theatre Arts Appreciation 3
THA V02A Fundamentals of Acting 3
THA V02B Advanced Acting 3
THA V05A,B Stagecraft 3
THA V06A,B Stage Make-Up 3
THA V10A-D Production and Performance 1-3
THA V20 Costume Design and History 3
THA V22A,B Fundamentals of Stage Costuming 3
THA V29 History of Motion Pictures 3
THA V31 Acting for Film and Television 3
THA V90 Directed Studies in Theatre Arts 1-6

Visit Schedule of Classes for a detailed description of each course and a list of courses available this semester.

Associate in Arts Degree For Transfer in Theatre:

As of Fall, 2012, Ventura College has established an Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer in Theatre aligned with the state of California Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC). Successful completion of this degree offers acceptance to a CSU as a theatre major with junior standing.

To earn an Associate in Arts Degree in Theatre Arts for Transfer degree, students must complete:

(1) Certified completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:

a)      The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth Requirements.

b)      A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.

(2) Obtain a minimum grade point average of 2.0

(3) Obtain a C or P grade or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis.

Required Core (9)

THA V01: Theatre Arts Appreciation, 3 Units

THA V02A: Fundamentals of Acting, 3 Units

Any combination of THA V10A, V10B or V10C for up to 3 units

THA V10A: Production and Performance I: 1 Unit

Or

THA V10B Production and Performance II: 2 Units

Or

THA V10C Production and Performance III: 3 Units

List A:

Select three (3) of the following courses: 9 units

THA V05THA V05: Stagecraft: 3

THA V06: Stage Make-up:3

THA V20: Costume Design and History: 3

THA V22: Fundamentals of Stage Costuming: 3

THA V02B: Advanced Acting: 3

Or

THA V31 Acting for Film and Television: 3 Units

Total Units: 18

CSU General Education or IGETC Pattern:

42 Transferrable Electives (as needed to reach 60 transferable units)

Degree Total: 60 Units

Please see Ventura College Counseling Staff for further information on this degree.

 

Proficiency Awards

Proficiency Awards in Theatre:

 THAV06  Make-up                                                            6 units

 THAV05 Stagecraft                                                          3 units

 THAV10 A, B,C Production and Performance or THAV90

 Directed Studies                                                               3 units

 with an emphasis on make-up crew

 Total – 12 units

 Costume

 THAV20 Costume Design and History                                   3 units

 THAV22 Fundamentals of Stage Costuming                          3 units

 THAV05   Stagecraft                                                         3 units

 THAV10 A,B,C Production and Performance or THAV90

 Directed Studies                                                               3 units

 with an emphasis on costume crew

 Total – 12 units

 Technical Theatre Production

 THAV05 Stagecraft                                                          6 units

 THAV10A,B,C Production and Performance or THAV90

 Directed Studies                                                               3 units

 with an emphasis on technical theatre

 THAV10A,B,C Production and Performance or THAV90

 Directed Studies                                                               3 units

 with an emphasis on stage management

 Total – 12 units

 Acting

 THAV02A Fundamentals of Acting                                       3 units

 THAV14/DancV14 Movement for the stage                          1.5 units

 THAV02B or THAV31 Advanced Acting or

 Acting for Film and TV                                                       3 units

 MUSV10 College Chorus or MUSV11 College Singers or

 MUSV45 Opera Workshop                                                  1.5 units

 THAV10A,B,C Production and Performance or THAV90

 Directed Studies                                                               6 units

 with an emphasis on acting

 Total – 15 units

 Directing

 THAV02A Fundamentals of Acting                                      3 units

 THAV05 Stagecraft                                                          3 units

 THAV10A,B,C Production and Performance or THAV90

 Directed Studies                                                               3 units

 With an emphasis on technical theatre or acting

 THAV10A,B,C Production and Performance or THAV90

 Directed Studies                                                               6 units

 With an emphasis on directing

 TOTAL 15 units

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have established 5 department awarded proficiency awards in theatre. Students may work toward proficiency awards in acting, directing, technical theatre production, costume and make-up. Receipt of a proficiency award signifies that a student has completed a specific set of courses in a particular field of theatre practice.