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  • Preview of Courses | Whittier College
    crew Actors must audition and are cast by the director of each production Possible stage crew assignments include scenery construction and painting properties preparation stage lighting preparation costume construction sound recording and serving on backstage crews during rehearsals and performances Enrolled students should contact the instructor at the very beginning of the semester to arrange their production assignments THEA 110 Introduction to Acting Impulse to action introduces the student to ideas on about performance This introductory course focuses on fundamental stage techniques for the actor stage geography body positions motivated action timing stage business analysis of the script role and conditioning Principles from the teachings of Spolin Stanislavski Laban Bogart Benedetti and more will be used for both scene and monologue study THEA 230 Improvisation Improvisation is a workshop based performance laboratory course exploring several dimensions of theatrical self expression through improvised exercises and situations This course employs lecture discussion and performance activities to raise awareness and proficiency in improvisational techniques through dramatic interaction involving imagination and creativity This course has twice been paired with EDUC 301 Heritage Identity and Empowerment class which provides pre service teachers with the tools to promote cultural relevancy with not only their students of color but all students THEA 240 Introduction to Design Technology An introduction to design and technology for the theatre arts Most of the course focuses on three design specialties scenery lighting and costumes for theatre with some additional attention given to design for film and television Concurrent enrollment is required in Theatre 240L the laboratory component of this course which will be arranged by the instructor on an individual student basis usually 2 hours per week Through the laboratory component students will participate in the construction of scenery and properties for two productions during the semester THEA 260 Chicano Latino

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  • Clubs & Organizations | Whittier College
    Home Getting Involved Housing Food Health Exercise Sustainability Student Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Theatre Slider Hairspray March 2014 Comedy of Errors October 2013 Last Days of Judas Iscariot November 2013 The Glass Menagerie Spring 2013 Picasso at the Lapin Agile Spring 2013 Prev Next In This Section Theatre Mobile Menu About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Scholarships Auditions Resources Links Faculty Productions Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Theatre Communication Arts Clubs Organizations Clubs Organizations On 1 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments The Department of Theatre Communication Arts offers students the opportunity to participate in a variety of clubs and organizations that promote academic and professional growth and more importantly connect students to peers who want to have fun and build upon their passions Recognized student clubs and organizations affiliated with the department are listed below Whittier College Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Club The first Whittier College Improv and Sketch Comedy Club was founded in September 2009 Since then the club has worked to allow members a safe space to express themselves through performing original skits and releasing stress through laughter All students are welcome and are able to submit their original sketches For more information about the club contact improvisation poets whittier edu Video Production Studios VPS Video Production Studios is for people who are interested in the

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  • Facilities | Whittier College
    For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Theatre Slider Hairspray March 2014 Comedy of Errors October 2013 Last Days of Judas Iscariot November 2013 The Glass Menagerie Spring 2013 Picasso at the Lapin Agile Spring 2013 Prev Next In This Section Theatre Mobile Menu About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Scholarships Auditions Resources Links Faculty Productions Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Theatre Communication Arts Facilities Facilities On 1 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments The Ruth B Shannon Center for the Performing Arts serves as home to the Department of Theatre Communication Arts at Whittier College Opened in 1990 this state of the art facility includes Robinson Theatre a mainstage with maximum seating capacity of 403 variable by configuration Studio Theatre a black box theatre with maximum seating capacity between 72 100 also variable One traditional classroom Five faculty offices A Greenroom Seminar Room Two Large Group Dressing Rooms Scenic and Costume construction studios Main Lobby and DramAlum Lobby Founders Room for meetings and special functions Nixon Scholars Center featuring collection of signed works Robinson Theatre Variable Configuration and Acoustics Standard Proscenium Configuration typical stage arrangement Proscenium with Orchestra Pit Proscenium with Extended Apron Shakespearean style Thrust Stage Cabaret style with small apron extension orchestra seating area chairs removed and replaced with tables and chairs Ballroom configuration stage extended throughout entire orchestra seating area Acoustical control via seven 7 green velour banners around the auditorium Banners Down for spoken

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  • Scholarships & Auditions | Whittier College
    Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Theatre Slider Hairspray March 2014 Comedy of Errors October 2013 Last Days of Judas Iscariot November 2013 The Glass Menagerie Spring 2013 Picasso at the Lapin Agile Spring 2013 Prev Next In This Section Theatre Mobile Menu About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Scholarships Auditions Resources Links Faculty Productions Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Theatre Communication Arts Scholarships Auditions Scholarships Auditions On 1 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments Whittier College offers talent scholarships valued up to 12 000 to entering freshmen and transfer students who demonstrate superior promise in theatre Scholarships are renewable for four years of continuous study at Whittier College provided that the recipient meets the following requirements Maintains satisfactory overall academic performance Completes at least 3 credits of theatre course work each year Is an active participant in at least two of the Theatre Department s three to four main season productions each year Please note that scholarship recipients are not required to major in theatre but they are expected to contribute in valuable ways to the theatre production program Applying To apply for a Talent Scholarship interested freshman and incoming students must Complete a Talent Scholarship Application Submit two instructor recommendations at least one of these must be completed by a high school music teacher or private instructor Schedule and take part in an audition or submit a YouTube audition Please download the appropriate Theatre Talent Scholarship Application Packet for copies of the application materials

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  • Resources & Links | Whittier College
    for student use Backstage www backstage com The online site for Backstage and Backstage West publication Features casting notices actor resume photos resources and articles Now Casting www nowcasting com Submit headshots and resumes for acting work in film television commercials industrials print theatre and more in the Los Angeles area Also a resource good for submitting to agencies and managers that are looking to acquire new talent A variety of packages are available at a nominal fee that include a variety of additional materials such as your actor reel and voice over samples Also includes LA traffic reports and daily trade info Actors Access Breakdown Services Ltd www actorsaccess com A regional national online site for finding acting work in film television theatre and more Post and submit your headshots and resumes via the internet and receive email notification for upcoming auditions Additional services available for additional charges Casting Networks LA Casting www lacasting com Another site for submitting electronic headshots and resumes for acting work in the Los Angeles area Receive text message and email notifications for auditions Sides are available to peruse if you have a subscription Association for Theatre in Higher Education ATHE www athe org The Association for Theatre in Higher Education is an organization of individuals and institutions that provides vision and leadership for the profession and promotes excellence in theatre education ATHE actively supports scholarship through teaching research and practice and serves as a collective voice for its mission through its publications conferences advocacy projects and through collaborative efforts with other organizations United States Institute for Theatre Technology USITT www usitt org The homepage for artists focused on the development of theatre technology ArtSEARCH The National Employment Bulletin for the Arts www tcg org artsearch A complete listing of all theatre and performing

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  • Current Productions | Whittier College
    Life Campus Life Home Getting Involved Housing Food Health Exercise Sustainability Student Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Theatre Slider Hairspray March 2014 Comedy of Errors October 2013 Last Days of Judas Iscariot November 2013 The Glass Menagerie Spring 2013 Picasso at the Lapin Agile Spring 2013 Prev Next In This Section Theatre Mobile Menu About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Scholarships Auditions Resources Links Faculty Productions Gallery Past Productions Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Theatre Communication Arts Current Productions Current Productions On 19 Jun 2013 By admin 0 Comments Each year the Department of Theatre Communication Arts produces up to four faculty directed productions in the Ruth B Shannon Center for the Performing Arts To purchase tickets to any of the productions listed below contact the Shannon Center Box Office at 562 907 4203 or click here 2015 2016 Season Lineup Big Love By Charles Mee Directed by Jennifer Holmes November 12 15 2015 Showtimes Thursday Saturday 7 30 p m Saturday and Sunday 2 p m Venue Robinson Theatre inside the Ruth B Shannon Center for the Performing Arts The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare Adapted and Directed by Gil Gonzalez March 2 6 2016 Showtimes Thursday Saturday 7 30 p m Saturday and Sunday 2 p m Venue Studio Theatre inside the Ruth B Shannon Center for

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  • Internships & Fellowships | Whittier College
    Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Theatre Slider Hairspray March 2014 Comedy of Errors October 2013 Last Days of Judas Iscariot November 2013 The Glass Menagerie Spring 2013 Picasso at the Lapin Agile Spring 2013 Prev Next In This Section Theatre Mobile Menu About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Scholarships Auditions Resources Links Faculty Productions Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Theatre Communication Arts Internships Fellowships Internships Fellowships On 1 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments Internships At Whittier College education goes beyond the confines of campus Here we know that classroom learning needs to be practically applied both for career training as well as civic involvement and so getting out into the community is crucial for intellectual and character growth Whittier s location in Southern California close to Los Angeles and Orange County gives students internship opportunities that will help them gain crucial business training and experience valuable for their post Whittier lives Industries ranging from entertainment to finance aerospace to bioengineering and more all call Southern California home Civic involvement is immensely important at Whittier College as well Our Center for Engagement with Communities brings together faculty students and staff from all sectors of the College to partner with non profit organizations and local government in Whittier and the neighboring communities Learn more about the internship process at the Center for Career Planning Internships And to locate volunteer opportunities in and around Whittier College please visit the Center for Engagement with Communities Fellowships Whittier s Director of Fellowships along with faculty and staff advisors is committed to helping students launch their search

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  • Study Abroad | Whittier College
    Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Theatre Slider Hairspray March 2014 Comedy of Errors October 2013 Last Days of Judas Iscariot November 2013 The Glass Menagerie Spring 2013 Picasso at the Lapin Agile Spring 2013 Prev Next In This Section Theatre Mobile Menu About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Scholarships Auditions Resources Links Faculty Productions Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Theatre Communication Arts Study Abroad Study Abroad On 1 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments Travel throughout multiple countries cultural exchange foreign language immersion unique academic adventures all of these are hallmarks of the international study experience For the last 50 years in keeping with its mission to prepare students for a global society and evolving workplace Whittier College has sponsored study abroad opportunities placing qualified students in locations throughout five continents or at sea for a semester year summer or January or May Interim session of international academic experience While abroad Whittier students have also had opportunities to complete international internships conduct and publish professional research and been offered foreign graduate school and work opportunities International Programs in Theatre Communication Arts Students of theatre can study abroad in countries that include Argentina Australia Chile Germany Greece South Africa Spain United Kingdom United States For a comprehensive list of study abroad programs for theatre students visit the Poet World Portal Students of all disciplines can also participate in

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