Theater Arts (TA)

TA 141 Acting I (3 Credits)

Acquaints students with fundamental principles of acting. In-class performance of memorized material required. Grading based primarily on in-class participation. Attendance is mandatory.

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TA 142 Acting II (3 Credits)

Recommended preparation: TA 141.

Emphasizes in-depth character study and textual analysis through preparation of scenes from modern American plays. Attendance is mandatory. Repeatable for credit.

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TA 143 Acting III (3 Credits)

Recommended preparation: TA 141 and TA 142.

Further in-depth character study and scene work. Attendance is mandatory. Repeatable for credit.

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TA 153 Rehearsal/Performance (1-3 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval through audition or interview.

Practical application of classroom theory through participation in Magic Circle Theatre and Magic Circle Dance Theatre productions. Credit can be earned in three areas: dance, technical theater and acting.

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TA 188 Special Studies: Theater (1-4 Credits)

Explores topics of current interest in the discipline.

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TA 199 Selected Topics: Theater Arts (1-4 Credits)

This course is in development.

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TA 200 Introduction to Theater (3 Credits)

Introduces student to the world of theater. Combines overview of historical facts and theory with contemporary practice. Explores career options in theatrical production.

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TA 207 Readings In Theater (3 Credits)

Offers a study of selected plays, loosely grouped by country of origin, theme, era or playwrights. Emphasis placed on texts in performance rather than on literary analysis. Repeatable for credit.

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TA 280 Co-op Work Experience Theater Arts (1-4 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Provides experience in which students apply previous classroom learning in an occupational setting. Credits depend on the number of hours worked. P/NP grading.

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TA 298 Independent Study: Theater Arts (1-4 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: prior coursework in the discipline.

Individualized, advanced study to focus on outcomes not addressed in existing courses or of special interest to a student. P/NP grading.

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TA 299 Selected Topics: Theater Arts (1-4 Credits)

This course is in development.

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