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WHY STUDY THEATRE AT NC?

Kinesiology is the study of human movement. Students who graduate with an Associate’s degree in Kinesiology will be able to work in entry level positions in fitness leadership, corporate wellness, wellness promotion, etc., or transfer to a four-year institution in the field of Kinesiology. The Kinesiology curriculum at Navarro College is comprised of the athletic training, exercise science, physical education – health education and health dynamics academic programs. It also oversees the inter-collegiate athletic and club and intramural sports programs.

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Course Descriptions

DRAM 1120 Theatre Practicum I

Practicum in theatre, open to all students, with emphasis on technique and procedures with experience gained in play productions. Credit is earned for work in all areas of technical theatre and participation in theatre productions. May be repeated for a maximum of four hours. Required of all theatre majors.

 

DRAM 1121 Theatre Practicum II

Practicum in theatre open to all students, with emphasis on technique and procedures, with experience gained in play productions. Credit is earned for work in all areas of technical theatre and participation in theatre productions. May be repeated for a maximum of four hours. Required of all theatre majors. 

 

DRAM 1310 Introduction to Theatre

A general survey of all phases of theatre, including theatre history, dramatic works, stage techniques, and production procedures and relation to the fine arts. Participation in major productions may be required. This is recommended as an elective to fulfill fine arts requirement of core curriculum. This is required of all theatre majors.

 

DRAM 1330 Stagecraft I

Study and application of the methods and components of theatrical production which may include one or more of the following: theater facilities, scenery construction and painting properties, lighting, costume, makeup, sound, and theatrical management. This is required of all theatre majors, but is open to all students.

 

DRAM 1341 Makeup

Design and execution of makeup for the purpose of developing believable characters. Includes discussion of basic makeup principles and practical experience of makeup application. Purchase of a makeup kit is required. This is a required course for all theatre majors.

 

DRAM 1315 Acting I

An introduction to the fundamental principles and tools of acting as used in auditions, rehearsals, and performances. This may include ensemble performing, character and script analysis, and basic theater terminology. This exploration will emphasize the development of the actor’s instrument: voice, body, and imagination. It is required of all theatre majors.

 

DRAM 1352 Acting II

Exploration and further training within the basic principles and tools of acting, including an emphasis on critical analysis of oneself and others. The tools include ensemble performing, character and script analysis, and basic theater terminology. This will continue the exploration of the development of the actor’s instrument: voice, body, and imagination. Prerequisite: DRAM 1351 or consent of instructor. It is required of all theatre majors.

 

DRAM 2120 Theatre Practicum III

Practicum in theatre, open to all students, with emphasis on technique and procedures, with experience gained in play productions. Credit is earned for work in all areas of technical theatre and participation in theatre productions. May be repeated for a maximum of four hours. Required of all theatre majors.

 

DRAM 2121 Theatre Practicum IV

Practicum in theatre, open to all students, with emphasis on technique and procedures, with experience gained in play productions Credit is earned for work in all areas of technical theatre and participation in theatre productions. May be repeated for a maximum of four hours. Required of all theatre majors.

 

DRAM 2336 Voice for the Theatre

Application of the performer’s use of the voice as a creative instrument of effective communication. Encourages an awareness of the need for vocal proficiency and employs techniques designed to improve the performer’s speaking abilities. This is a required course for all theatre majors.

 

DRAM 2366 Introduction to Cinema

Emphasis on the analysis of the visual and aural aspects of selected motion pictures, dramatic aspects of narrative films, and historical growth and sociological effect of film as an art. (Cross-listed as COMM 2366) Survey and analyze cinema including history, film techniques, production procedures, selected motion pictures, and cinema’s impact on and reflection of society. (Cross- listed as COMM 2366) This is a required course for all theatre majors.

OFFERED ON CAMPUS

Corsicana  |  Midlothian

DEGREE PLANS OFFERED
Theatre (AA)60 credit hours

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DEGREE & TRANSFER OPTIONS
Complete your degree and begin your career or transfer to a 4-year college to continue your studies.

 

Have transfer credits from another college or university? Send your official transcript(s) to the Office of Admissions & Records at 3200 W. 7th Avenue, Corsicana, TX 75110

ACCREDITATION
Navarro College is accredited by the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees; approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; and is a member of the Texas Association of Community Colleges and the American Association of Community Colleges.
PROGRAM CONTACT INFORMATION

Office of Executive Dean, Corsicana Campus | 903.875.7316

Dean’s Office, Corsicana Campus | 903.875.7596

Department Chair, Corsicana Campus | 903.875.7632

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