• Theatre Arts (TA)

    TA-101 : Appreciation of Theatre

    [ Not Offered Every Year | 4 - credits ]

    Students will be introduced to the many aspects of theatre arts by attending multiple area productions. Plays will be reviewed and evaluated through writing assignments and discussions.

    TA-102 : Appreciation of Theatre Arts

    [ Not Offered Every Year | 4 - credits ]

    Students will be introduced to the many aspects of theatre arts at an intermediate level by attending multiple area productions. Plays will be reviewed and evaluated through writing assignments and discussions.

    TA-103 : Appreciation of Theatre Arts

    [ Not Offered Every Year | 4 - credits ]

    Students will analyze the many aspects of theatre arts at an advanced level by attending multiple area productions. Plays will be reviewed and evaluated through writing assignments and discussions.

    TA-111 : Fundamentals of Technical Theatre

    [ SU/FA | 4 - credits ]

    Basic study and practice in techniques of mounting various types of productions for presentation. Includes basic principles and techniques in stage design, construction, and lighting. Flexible laboratory sessions available. Students must attend a performance as well as participate in the focus and strike (10 total hours) of a production. Students are required to maintain an independent journal/study (12 total hours) of outside class activity and/or observations of Technical Theatre applications.

    TA-111 : Fundamentals of Technical Theatre

    [ Fall Term | 4 - credits ]

    Basic study and practice in techniques of mounting various types of productions for presentation. Includes basic principles and techniques in stage design, construction and lighting. Flexible laboratory sessions available.

    TA-112 : Fundamentals of Technical Theatre

    [ Winter Term | 4 - credits ]

    Intermediate study and practice in techniques of mounting various types of productions for presentation. Includes basic principles and techniques in stage design, construction, and lighting. Flexible laboratory sessions available. Students must attend a performance as well as participate in the focus and strike (10 total hours) of a production. Students are required to maintain an independent journal/study (12 total hours) of outside class activity and observations of Technical Theatre applications.

    TA-113 : Fundamentals of Technical Theatre

    [ Spring Term | 4 - credits ]

    Advanced study and practice in techniques of mounting various types of productions for presentation. Includes basic principles and techniques in stage design, construction, and lighting. Flexible laboratory sessions available. Students must attend a performance as well as participate in the focus and strike (10 total hours) of a production. Students are required to maintain a journal/study (12 total hours) of outside class activity and observations of Technical Theatre applications.

    TA-141 : Acting I

    [ Fall Term | 4 - credits ]

    Studies the methods, techniques and theories of acting as an art form. Performance of lab exercises and monologues/scenes from published dramatic literature with written assignments to include response and analysis papers. Introduction to vocal, physical, and script analysis skills.

    TA-142 : Acting II

    [ Winter Term | 4 - credits ]

    Further studies the methods, techniques and theories of acting as an art form. Performance of lab exercises and monologues/scenes from published dramatic literature with written assignments to include response and analysis papers are the basic teaching approaches. Special focus on script analysis and language skills.

    TA-143 : Acting III

    [ Spring Term | 4 - credits ]

    An in-depth study of the methods, techniques, and theories of acting as an art form. Performance of lab exercises and monologues/scenes from published dramatic literature with written assignments to include response and analysis papers are the basic teaching approaches. Focus on movement and character creation.

    TA-153 : Theatre Rehearsal & Performance

    [ Fall, Winter, Spring Terms | 1 - 3 credits ]

    Training in theatre production through intensive study and rehearsal of scenes and plays for public performance. Required: Instructor consent and a successful audition. Can be repeated up to 6 credits.

    TA-195 : Student Performance Showcase

    [ Fall, Winter, Spring Terms | 1 - 3 credits ]

    Training in special forms of theatrical presentation through in-class intensive preparation, study, and program development for public presentation including comedy improvisation, stand-up comedy, and student directed one-act plays. Required: Instructor consent and/or a successful audition. Can be repeated up to 6 credits.

    TA-211 : Technical Theatre Study

    [ Fall Term | 4 - credits ]

    Comprehensive study and practice in presentational graphics, scene design, lighting design, and chromatics. The full creative process of staging a production will be explored through aesthetic research and design projects. Includes hands-on participation in CCC's main stage productions.

    TA-212 : Technical Theatre Study

    [ Winter Term | 4 - credits ]

    Comprehensive study and practice in presentational graphics, scene design, lighting design and chromatics. The full creative process of staging a production will be explored through aesthetic research and design projects. Includes hands-on participation in CCC's main stage productions.

    TA-213 : Technical Theatre Study

    [ Spring Term | 4 - credits ]

    Comprehensive study and practice in presentational graphics, scene design, with specific focus in lighting designs and chromatics. The full creative process of staging a production will be explored through aesthetic research and design projects. Includes hands-on participation in CCC's main stage productions.

    TA-253 : Theatre Rehearsal & Performance

    [ Fall, Winter, Spring Terms | 1 - 3 credits ]

    Intermediate training in theatre production through intensive study and rehearsal of scenes and plays for public performance. Required: Instructor consent and a successful audition. Can be repeated up to 6 credits.

    TA-280 : Theatre/CWE

    [ Fall, Winter, Spring Terms | 2 - 6 credits ]

    Provides students with a learning experience related to course of study and career goal. Major emphasis will be given to on-the-job experience and training. Required: Instructor consent.

    TA-295 : Student Performance Showcase

    [ Fall, Winter, Spring Terms | 1 - 3 credits ]

    Training in special forms of theatrical presentation through in-class intensive preparation, study and program development for public presentation including comedy improvisation, stand-up comedy, and student directed one-act plays. Required: Instructor consent and/or a successful audition. Can be repeated up to 6 credits.


  • AAOT (Associate of Arts Transfer)

    All of CCC's Theatre Arts classes are transferable towards an AAOT degree. Students pursuing a bachelor's degree can fulfill their freshman and sophomore years at Clackamas then go on to a four year university with their Associates Degree from Clackamas already in hand.

    For information, contact the advising office at advising@clackamas.edu or 503-594-3475.

  • Contact our Theatre Department

    Oregon City - 19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, Oregon 97045

    Call us: 503-594-3153