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Theatre

Contact Information:

Tim Davis
BCTC Theatre Arts Coordinator
(859)246-6672
tim.davis@kctcs.edu

The Theatre Arts Program at BCTC offers fundamental and real world application in the performing arts. Students receive first rate, hands-on experience in mounting fully realized theatrical productions. BCTC Theatre stages at least one show per semester and offers summer opportunities for students as well. In addition to the college s own productions, the college has successfully partnered with UK Theatre and Studio Players. Opportunities exist for students interested in performance or in production techniques. BCTC is one of the few institutions in the Southeast to offer an Associate of Fine Arts in Theatre. The AFA is designed for students who plan to transfer to a BFA program, or acquire credentials for a career in the arts.

Degree Transfer Pathways: http://bluegrass.kctcs.edu/Academics/Transfer_AA_Pathways/Theatre.aspx

Coursework may include some of the following classes:

THA 101 (3) Course ID: 000925
Introduction to Theatre: Principles and Practice

Cultivates students judgment, perception, and creative response to theatre, emphasizing what and how theatre communicates through examining both processes and products of theatre.

THA 126 (3) Course ID: 000774
Acting I: Fundamentals of Acting

Explores a broad spectrum of skills in the creative process of acting ensemble. Includes improvisation, movement disciplines (including theatre games, modern dance, and characterization), emotional and sensory awareness, and the process of integrating these into a clearly defined stage technique.

THA 127 (3) Course ID: 002264
Acting Techniques

Uses movement exercises, sensory work, theatre games and basic stage combat exercises to heighten physical awareness, release personal blocks, and discover the experience of being truthful with fellow actors. Continues with students moving on to individual work to establish physical techniques they will use when working on a production. Provides an exploration of physical and emotional awareness and development of a more creative use of their imaginations.

THA 150 (3) Course ID: 002265
Fundamentals of Production

Includes a comprehensive study of the basic organizational structure, processes and techniques involved in theatre design, technology and management.

THA 190 (1) Course ID: 000031
(Instructor Consent Required)
Production Practicum

Provides study and practice of production techniques through rehearsal and performance.

THA 191 (1) Course ID: 002266
(Instructor Consent Required)
Performance Practicum

Provides study and practice of acting and directing through rehearsal and performance.

THA 192 (1) Course ID: 015596
Production Practicum

Provides study and practice of production techniques through rehearsal and performance.

THA 193 (1) Course ID: 015597
Performance Practicum

Provides study and practice of acting and directing through rehearsal and performance.

THA 196 (3) Course ID: 004032
(Instructor Consent Required)
Summer Theatre Workshop

Includes studies in the theory and application of acting, directing and production principles supplemented by written assignments to be determined by the college Theatre program. Admission by audition or selection by director/college staff. Open to apprentice students in a Summer Theatre program. Prerequisite: Acceptance by audition or selection by director/college staff.