Spring 2021 Classes

NOTE: Due to our current circumstances, all Theatre Appreciation classes will be held ONLINE.  Performance and Technical classes will be classified as Hybrid and have some classroom time and some online time.  We will do our best to provide a learning experience in a safe environment.

THE 1000 ONLINE – Theatre Appreciation ONLINE
(93990) – Instructor Paul Carbonell
(93989) – Instructor Kristen Graham
Learn about the history of theatre from the Greeks and Romans to our Contemporary World theatre!  Attend Polk State Theatre Productions, local Community Theatre, or professional productions!
Fulfills AA General Ed Requirement

TPP 2110 (93992) – Acting I Fundamentals  –  Instructor Mark Hartfield
Ever wonder what it takes to bring a character to life and hold the audience in the palm of your hand?  Then take an ACTING CLASS!  It’s fun, raucous and physically challenging.  This class will have limited enrollment and meet once per week.

TPP 2250 (93794) – Musical Theatre Performance  –  Instructor Mark Hartfield
Musical Theatre is the most popular type of theatre in America today. In this class, we will learn about the elements of musical theatre performance and how to use those elements to portray realistic and believable characters.  Depending on enrollment, this class will meet once or twice per week.

TPA 2200 (96631) – Fundamentals of Stagecraft – Instructor TBD
Learn the basic techniques and theory of theatre technical skills including construction, lighting, properties, scenic design, and costuming in our world-class facility.  Depending on enrollment, this class will meet once or twice per week.

TPA 1290L (93792) – Technical Theatre  –  Instructor Mark Hartfield

Learn about the backstage world of theatre AND participate in productions!  This semester help build, light and run our fall shows!  This class will have limited enrollment and will meet once per week on a schedule set at the beginning of the term.

TPP 1190L (94307) – Rehearsal & Performance –  Instructor Mark Hartfield
Designed for students who participate in our fall productions.  Offered FT2 for either fall production.  Contact Prof. Hartfield about signing up.

 More information:  Contact Mark Hartfield at mhartfield@polk.edu.


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