English as a Second Language

This course is designed for students whose primary language is not English. It provides foundations in English language structure, reading of English, and conversation. Lab Fee

Acting 1

A study of the techniques of acting. Each student is given individualized instruction in developing acting techniques. Laboratory work includes participation in classroom and College productions. [16-32-48] Lab Fee

Basic Writing

Students will learn grammar, mechanics, sentence structure, and paragraph development. Classroom experience will be group work, lecture, writing, and revision. Homework will require access to computer (on or off campus). Recommend TSRE 55 be taken concurrently. Lab Fee

Acting 2

A continuation of THEA 218 which involves intensive study of problems in acting style, as well as the extension of the performer’s range in the areas of characterization and physical interpretation of a role.

Acting for the Camera

An introduction to acting techniques and thought processes used in video and film production with an emphasis on the language of cinema and hands-on, student-driven projects.

Stagecraft 2

An advanced course in technical production with emphasis on scenery design and construction, scene painting, costume design and construction, makeup design and execution. Students will have opportunities for individualized instruction. Practical experience in conjunction with College productions.

Script Analysis

The study of selected plays from the standpoint of the theatre artist. Emphasis is placed on a thorough examination of the play script preparatory to production, including production budgets, set/space requirements, casting problems, and the director’s and performer’s approach to the material.

Introduction to Children’s Theatre

The literature, theory, and techniques of theatre for children. Study of formal and informal drama, story theatre, and improvisation. An actual production of a play for children will tour area schools. [16-32-48] Lab Fee

Theatre Practicum

This course is required to participate in all KCC theatrical productions, as well as students who have an interest in transferring to a theatrical collegiate program. Students will gain practical experience in all phases of the theatrical art. Includes acting, lighting, makeup, scenery construction, publicity, box office, costuming, stage managing, and properties. Specific duties and academic instruction will be arranged with the director of theatre

Advanced Conversational Spanish

This course focuses on the development of oral and written fluency and the development of vocabulary and mastery of the language; to use the Spanish language strategically, to accomplish objectives, and resolve conflicts in culturally appropriate situations. Lab Fee