Mace Clair Archer

Residential Faculty - Theatre

Program Director :

Speech-Theatre

Communication, Theatre & Film Arts

Classes Taught

Spring 2022

THP112 Acting I 3 Credits
Fundamental techniques and terminology of acting through physical and vocal expression, improvisation, and monologue and scene work. Emphasis on characterization. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35453
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/19/2022 - 05/13/2022
MoWe
1:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Class Ended

THP212 Acting II 3 Credits
Fundamental techniques of acting through script analysis, rehearsal, and performance.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in THP112 or permission of Department or Division.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28927
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/19/2022 - 05/13/2022
MoWe
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Class Ended

THP214 Directing Techniques 3 Credits
Contemporary theory and practice in directing, the evolution of present-day directing procedures, and a sampling of scripts for directing practice. Principles of script analysis, blocking, casting, rehearsing, and performing.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in THP112 or THE220, or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29227
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
TuTh
3:00 PM - 4:50 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Class 29227 Requires outside lab rehearsal time.

THP282 Production And Acting II 3 Credits
Provides the continuing acting student with opportunities to expand the versatility of characterization skills. Emphasis on relating the actor's work to the total production process. Performance of monologues, scenes, and one-act plays.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in THP281, or permission of Department or Division.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35465
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/19/2022 - 03/09/2022
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:10 AM

Class Ended

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 35465 Students may contact instructor at mace.archer@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2022

THP201AA Theatre Production I 1 Credits
Designed to give college credit to the cast and technical production crews of college theatre productions. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30624
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
03/25/2022 - 05/21/2022

Closed

Notes: Class 30624 Class 30624 Meets as per rehearsal schedule arranged by the instructor. This class is for the cast of the theatre production. Students must audition to receive permission to register.

Fall 2022

COM271 Voice and Diction 3 Credits
Exercises and techniques to free the voice and improve projection, resonance, and articulation. Covers international phonetic alphabet and standard stage speech. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36291
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

6 of 12
Seats Available

THE220 Modern Drama 3 Credits
Analysis of dramatic literature studied within political, historical, and cultural contexts and examined from the perspective of the playwright's structure and style.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36279
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Open

6 of 12
Seats Available

THF120AA Audition Techniques for Stage and Screen: Prepared Monologue 1 Credits
Practice in the techniques of auditioning for stage and screen. Identifies and illustrates techniques of the prepared monologue audition. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36280
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
Tu
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Open

11 of 12
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

THP112 Acting I 3 Credits
Fundamental techniques and terminology of acting through physical and vocal expression, improvisation, and monologue and scene work. Emphasis on characterization. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29575
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
1:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Open

3 of 12
Seats Available

Notes: Class 29575 Students may contact instructor at mace.archer@mesacc.edu

31283
Dobson Campus
TBA
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
1:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Open

4 of 12
Seats Available

Notes: Class 31283 Students may contact instructor at mace.archer@mesacc.edu

THP271 Voice and Diction 3 Credits
Exercises and techniques to free the voice and improve projection, resonance, and articulation. Covers international phonetic alphabet and standard stage speech. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36290
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

6 of 12
Seats Available

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