Mar 05, 2021
Associate of Science
This program prepares the student for transfer to a four-year institution with a broad college background and skill and knowledge in theatre or for employment in the field of performance. Students interested in pursuing a shorter program in the technical aspects of theatre should see the Technical Theatre Diploma Program in Applied Arts.
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
- Define various theatrical forms and trends from cultural and historical perspectives.
- Analyze a script in order to create a character on stage.
- Apply appropriate vocal and physical techniques to acting performances.
- Evaluate psychological dimensions of character and synthesize them with performances.
- Analyze a professional theater production for form and content.
(B) Theatre—Technical Track
- Develop materials necessary to stage manage a production, such as a prompt book or rehearsal schedule.
- Develop a concept and execute a lighting design.
- Synthesize elements of design and drama in order to construct scenery appropriate for a production.
- Communicate effectively with various theater practitioners, such as the director, scene designer and technical director.
- Construct both hard and soft theatrical flats.
- Use correct physical competencies, such as postural alignment, flexibility, kinesthetic awareness and cardiovascular capacity, while moving.
- Define various dance forms and trends from cultural and historical perspectives.
- Analyze a professional dance production for form and content.
- Choreograph a dance with clear thematic development that illustrates the communicative potential of dance.
- Be a contributing member of an ensemble working with a technical staff to produce a dance concert.
Students must choose one of the following fields of study:
Minimum Credits to Graduate: 63–68
Minimum Credits to Graduate: 66–68
Minimum Credits to Graduate: 61–65