Sep 16, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog: March 2019 Edition 
    
2019-2020 Catalog: March 2019 Edition [ARCHIVED]

Live Entertainment Technician, COP


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The Certificate of Proficiency is for students looking to acquire the basic skills necessary to begin a career in the broad-based field of live entertainment. Students learn the fundamentals of stage lighting, scenery construction, sound reinforcement, and rigging. In addition, students gain experience in rehearsal and performance procedures by participating in live productions at IVC's Performing Arts Center. The program includes placement in an internship with local live entertainment companies. Students completing this certificate can pursue work as an entertainment technician with employers such as regional theaters, theme parks, convention centers, concert producers, opera companies, dance companies, cruise ships and cirque troupes.

Choose one from the following production courses:


  • TA 142A SCENIC PRODUCTION A
  • TA 142B SCENIC PRODUCTION B
  • TA 142C SCENIC PRODUCTION C

Choose one from the following performance courses:


  • TA 141A THEATER CREW: SCENIC 1

OR

  • TA 141C THEATER CREW: LIGHTING 1

OR

  • TA 141D THEATER CREW: AUDIO VIDEO

Total Units Required: 12-14


To earn the certificate of proficiency:


See Earning a Certificate  for certificate information and requirements.

Third-party credentialing:


Third-party credentialing may be subject to change without notice. This information is accurate as of the publication date of this catalog. For the most current information, please consult with the area dean.

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