Course Descriptions 

Course Descriptions:AA • Dramatic ArtsAA.THE (60 credit hours)
This pre-major is for students who wish to pursue a four-year degree in drama or theatre. Careers include performing,teaching, writing, and directing.

General Education Requirements ........................................................................................... 36 cr.Recommended

Courses/Electives ................................................................................................................... 24 cr.
NOTE 1: The list is a guideline. Consult an advisor or counselor for general education and recommended courses/electives
for this pre-major, or consult the appropriate advising guide on the HCC website (www.hccfl.edu).
NOTE 2: IDS 2110, Connections is required for graduation.

Recommended Courses
NOTE 3: The associate in arts degree may be awarded upon satisfactory completion of 60 credit hours. Students are advised tocomplete the above planned program in order to transfer into a similar program at senior institutions.

 

THE 1000 Introduction to Theatre

  3 cr.
Description Provides an orientation to theater as an art form, with an emphasis on reading and reviewing dramatic plays.v  
 TPP 1110 Acting I   3 cr.
Description Emphasizes the basic techniques of acting, with an emphasis on the Stanislavsky system.  
 TPP 1111 Acting II   3 cr.
Description Emphasizes the use of the Stanislavsky system in more advanced scenes. Additional prerequisite: consent of instructor.  
 TPA 1290 Performance Workshop   3 cr.
Description Provides the opportunity for participation in a major theatrical production as an actor. This course may be repeated two times for credit.  
  TPA 1200 Stagecraft   3 cr.
Description An introductory course in technical production including scenic construction, sound and properties, state lighting, and theatre organization..  
TPA 1248 Make-up for the   3 cr.
Description StageThe study of principles, materials, and applications of theatrical makeup.  
 TPP 1160 Voice and Movement Techniques   3 cr.
Description An exploration of basic vocal skills. Exercises for self-awareness, physical strength, flexibility, and versatility for the actor. Required for all theatre majors. (Also open for non-majors.)  
THE 1304 Script Analysis   3 cr.
Description   Teaches the techniques of closing reading of dramatic texts for the purpose of acting, directing and designing for the stage  

 

Name Title Campus Office Location Telephone Email Address Website 
Suzanne M. Devore Drama Instructor Ybor City Campus YPAB 211 766-0834 sdevore@hccfl.edu Homepage
Keith L. Arsenault Performing Arts Technician Ybor City Campus YPAB 305 253-7695 karsenault@hccfl.edu