Theatre Arts Acting from Gavilan College is a Campus Associate Acting degree that prepares you for a Art and Design career. The Acting Option is designed to give a sound basic knowledge in acting and public performance. Students take a variety of courses including Theatre History (THEA1) and Stage Production (THEA 14). Gavilan offers a variety of performance related courses including Acting (THEA 12 a/b), Children's Theatre (THEA 2A/B) and Actor's Workshop (THEA 13) ? our spring production course. For those interested in educational theatre, the program also offers hands on experience through the spring Arts Back in the Classroom (ABC) Internship Program. Acting students perfect teamwork skills and gain self confidence through projects and public performances. Acting and theatre shows one how to take risks, how to focus and concentrate, and the tremendous power of commitment to a project or a play. Studying acting allows one to change themselves, using their own personal experiences to create new characters and existences. The Acting option prepares students for a career in the public eye, whether onstage, in front of a classroom or television camera, or making presentations for large groups or conventions. Students completing the Acting Option are also prepared to transfer to a four year B.A. program in Acting or Performing Arts. Gavilan theatre art students have recently been accepted for transfer to San Jose State, Cal State Hayward, U.C. Davis and U.C. Berkeley. Program Learning Outcomes: After completing this degree the student will be able to: describe significant movements or genres in theatre history, and to elaborate on their social and cultural significance. work effectively in a team, having developed collaboration and teamwork skills through class exercises, assignments and performances. articulate the differences in theatrical styles and modes of creation. Students participate in both the organic creative process (in which the students participate in the creation of the performance or play) and the more traditional approaches to theatre and performance using an established or already created text. discuss and critique theatrical performances, articulating the playwright's view and director's interpretation of the text. Students can evaluate the various technical elements of the production (costume, sets, lights & sound), to determine whether they support or detract from the production and text. demonstrate practical knowledge regarding the responsibilities of the different technical and creative jobs related to theatre and theatre production. master fundamental concepts and vocabulary relating to acting through class exercises and public performances. View more details on Gavilan College . Ask your questions and apply online for this program or find other related Acting courses.