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THEA 033B: Stage Combat

Course Description

This course offers the analysis and practice of basic stage combat. Fundamental techniques of hand to hand combat, swordplay, and safety techniques are major components of the course. Students are invited to develop a personal command and understanding of their body in relation to theatrical physical conflict. The course introduces the written notation for designing a fight. Styles of stage combat to be covered include Unarmed/Hand to Hand, Rapier and Dagger, Single Sword, Broadsword, and Quarterstaff.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Not transferable

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Not transferable
  • WVC GE: C. Humanities
Last Updated 10/14/22