Theatre Arts Classes


The Theatre Arts Department offers an exciting array of classes, including 3 general education courses (THAR 1, 2, 6), a wide range of skills classes, and several production-related practicums. Students wishing to focus their studies in Theatre Arts can complete an AA in Theatre Arts, complete the Theatre Arts Transfer Major and/or select one or more of the five Certificates of Achievement that we offer.

For information about our Technical Theatre classes and Certificates of Achievement in Stagecraft, Makeup, or Costuming, contact Maryanne Scozzari

For information about all other classes, as well as the AA in Theatre Arts and the Certificates of Achievement in Acting or Theatre Management, contact Leslie McCauley


Fall 2018 Schedule of Classes

Theatre Appreciation, Dramatic Literature and History

  • THAR 1 - World Theatre Through Time (Forsyth 105) - MW 9am-10:30am
  • THAR 2 - Introduction to Theatre Arts - TTH 9am-10:30am
  • THAR 6 - Multicultural Perspectives in American Theatre - MW 10:30am-12:00pm


  • THAR 10A Introduction to Acting – MW 9am-11:30am / MW 12pm-2:30pm / TTH 12:00pm-2:30pm
  • THAR 10B Scene Study and Characterization – TTH 2:40pm-5:10pm
  • THAR 11.1 Performance Non-Musical (How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents)
  • THAR 11.2 Performance Musical (Shrek, the Musical)
  • THAR 11.3 Performance Musical Dance
  • THAR 11.4 Performance Musical Vocal
  • THAR 11.5 Performance Musical Instrumental
  • THAR 13.2A/L Shakespeare Workshop I – MW 2:40pm-5:10pm
  • THAR 13.2B/L Shakespeare Workshop II – MW 2:40-5:10pm
  • THAR 19 Introduction to Movement and Mask – F 12:00pm-3:00pm

Stagecraft and Design

  • THAR 20 Introduction to Stagecraft – T 2:00pm-5:00pm/TH 2:00pm-5:00pm
  • THAR 24 Introduction to the Design Process – T 10:30am-1:00pm/TH 10:30am-1:00pm

Costume Design

  • THAR 21A Introduction to Costume Technology – TTH 2:00pm-4:30pm
  • THAR 21B Costume Technology II – TTH 2:00pm-4:30pm
  • THAR 121.2 Introduction to Millinery – TTH 1:00pm-3:30pm

Makeup Design

  • THAR 22 Theatrical Makeup Design for Stage and Screen – W 1:00pm-5:00pm


  • THAR 27 Properties Workshop – M 6:00pm-10:00pm
  • THAR 127.3 Properties Workshop: Foam Carving and Food Properties – M 6:00-10:00pm

Theatrical Management

  • THAR 50/L Introduction to Theatrical Management – TTH 10:30am-12:30pm