Theatre and Dance Courses

Register for classes using WebAdvisor. Review the searchable online Class Schedule for class dates and times. Course descriptions are available in the Catalog. All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review academic program requirements and/or have questions answered.

A sampling of courses for this discipline includes (not a complete list):

Skip list of courses.

  • TD/ART/IS/MUS-100 Survey of the Arts
  • TD-102 Introduction to Theatre Appreciation
  • TD/HIST-107 History of Film
  • TD-109 Theatre for Today
  • Male student doing a one-hand stand during dance practice.TD-110 Introduction to Acting
  • TD-111 Intermediate Acting - Scene Study
  • TD-112 Acting Styles - Classical
  • TD-114 Acting for the Camera
  • TD-115A Theatre Improvisation
  • TD-116 Acting Laboratory
  • TD-117A/A1/A2 Audition/Portfolio Preparation
  • TD-118 Survey of Acting Techniques
  • TD-119 Directing for the Stage
  • TD-120A/B Student Repertory Theatre
  • TD-121A/B/C Dance Rehearsal and Performance
  • TD-122/123/124 Rehearsal and Performance
  • TD-125 Summerfest - Principals
  • TD-126 Summerfest - Featured Parts
  • TD-129 Summerfest - Technicians
  • TD/SPCH-130 Oral Communication of Literature
  • TD/SPCH-132 Voice and Diction
  • TD-141A Introduction to Ballet
  • TD-141B Intermediate Ballet
  • TD-142A Introduction to Jazz Dance
  • TD-142B Intermediate Jazz Dance
  • TD-142C Advanced Jazz Dance
  • TD-143A Introduction to Tap
  • TD-143B Intermediate Tap
  • TD-143C Advanced Tap Dance
  • TD-144A Introduction to Modern Dance
  • TD-144B Introduction to Contemporary Dance
  • TD-146L Open Dance Lab
  • TD-147A/B Dance Company Repertoire
  • TD-148A2/A3 Introduction to Hip Hop
  • TD-148B2/B3 Intermediate Hip Hop
  • TD-149 Choreography for Production
  • TD-150 Technical Theatre
  • TD-152 Introduction to Stage Lighting and Sound
  • TD-153 Scenic Painting
  • TD-154 Theatrical Makeup for Stage, TV, and Dance
  • TD-155A/B Costume Construction
  • TD-156 Theatrical Costuming
  • TD-159 Theatre Management
  • TD-160A/A2 Production Lab
  • TD-161/162/163/164 Stagecraft Lab (Theatre, Television, Dance)
  • TD-170 Survey of Entertainment Design
  • TD-171 3D Entertainment Design for Lighting
  • TD-172 Intermediate Lighting for Stage, Television, and Live Events
  • TD-173 Introduction to Moving Lights
  • TD-174 Intermediate Moving Lights
  • TD-175 Intermediate Sound for Stage, Television and Live Events
  • TD-176 Digital Sound Editing for Stage and TV
  • TD-178 Fundamentals of Rigging
  • TD-179 Introduction to Stage Management
  • TD-180 Make a Movie
  • TD-181 Directing for the Camera

Textbooks, Online Access Codes, Other Supplies and Resources

Most Ohlone College classes require the purchase of a textbook, and some classes require the purchase of online access codes (also known as keys) or other supplies. Most of these purchases are available at the Ohlone College Bookstore.

Students may go to the Ohlone College Bookstore website to find the textbook(s), access codes (keys), or supplies for their class(es). Students may be required to pay additional fees for access to online resources that are not available through the Ohlone College Bookstore. Please check with your instructor.

More at Textbooks: Information and Purchasing, including Online Orders, Newark Center Textbooks and Supplies, Book Buybacks, and Textbook Costs.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the courses in this discipline, the student will have acquired the following knowledge and skills:

  • Demonstrate clear, visionary, and co-operative communication in work ethics, academic relationships, educational goals, and public performance.
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills through self-motivated and co-operative assignments.
  • Demonstrate responsibility and leadership skills in meeting deadlines, working independently, and commitment to others.

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