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Henry Ford Community College Offers Theatre and Special Effects Film Courses Fall, 2013.

Theatre Appreciation, a course design to introduce students to the basics of Theatre in survey form will be offered Tuesday and Thursday from 9:40-11:00 am and 11:10am-12: 30 pm and Monday and Tuesday evenings from 7:25-10:05 pm.

For those interested in auditioning for Snow White, HFC’s Fall show, Henry Ford College’s (HFC) Theatre for Young Audiences will hold auditions for the production of Snow White on Tuesday, Aug. 27, and Thursday, Aug. 29, from 7 to 10 p.m. in the MacKenzie Fine Arts building on the main campus.

Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Interested individuals may attend either night or both nights. Play rehearsals will begin Tuesday, Sept. 3. All rehearsals will take place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7 to 10 p.m.

There will be 13 performances of the play: weekday matinees for Wayne County elementary schools and weekends for families from Nov. 15-24. Additional details on performance dates will be made available soon.

Persons interested in Snow White must enroll in THEA 149, Children’s Theatre Production by August 18, 2013.

Acting I, a beginning acting class that stresses contemporary realism, is offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:40-2:00 pm and Wednesdays from 7:25-10:05 pm.

Several technological-based courses are offered. A greenscreen class that introduces students to the concepts of modern film special effects with special applications to the stage is offered (Greenscreen Production for Stage and Screen) on Monday and Wednesday from 12:40-2:00 pm.

The next class (offered as THEA 235, Demo Reel, on Mondays from 7:25-10:05 pm is for filmmakers who wish to create a professional demo reel of their work following industry standards.

Videographers and filmmakers who are interested in learning the principles of 3D stereo can take a class on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:10-3:30 pm.

A class for film buffs, Science Fiction and Horror Films, will be offered Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11:08 am-12:00 pm.

Acting III, a course for those wishing to develop monologues for audition purposes, meets Tuesday and Thursdays from 9:40-11:00 am.

Stagecraft will be offered on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:10 am-12:30 pm, Theatre History from 10:08-11:00 am, and Improvisation for Actors on Tuesday and Thursday from 11:10-12:30 pm.

The fall semester begins August 22.

For more information: 313-845-6478. Visit the Virtual Theatricality Web Site: http://vtl.hfcc.edu and Theatre Web Site: http://theatre.hfcc.edu.