Aug 08, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog

Acting, AA


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The theatre curriculum at Irvine Valley includes courses in acting, directing, theatre production and theatre design. Theatre students are encouraged to participate in a variety of theatrical performances, among them dramas, comedies and musical theatre. The Department of Theatre emphasizes the development of the many and various skills required in the theatre-including stagecraft, lighting, costuming, production and video production. The curriculum also includes courses in theatre appreciation, voice and diction, and singing. Students majoring in theatre arts concentrate on developing the expressive, interpretive, artistic and practical skills fundamental to the production of various types of dramatic literature. Students who wish to complete an Associate in Arts degree in theatre may select one of the following three options to fulfill the major requirement: (1) Theatre Arts; (2) Theatre Arts, Acting Emphasis; or (3) Theatre Arts, Technical Theatre Emphasis. 

Complete the following courses:


Complete one of the following courses:


Complete 3 units from the following courses:


Total Units Required: 18


To earn the associate degree:


See Earning an Associate Degree  for associate degree graduation requirements.

To transfer:


Courses required for the associate degree major at IVC may not be the same as those required for the major at a four-year school. If you plan to transfer, consult a counselor to identify the courses needed for the major at your transfer school and to develop a plan that will best meet your goals. View more information about transfering at Transfer to a Four-Year Institution .

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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