Fall semester about to start at Glendale Community College

Open registration for the fall 2017 semester at Glendale Community College continues through Aug. 25. Fall semester classes will begin Aug. 28.

The college’s welcome center will hold a Welcome Faire from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 25. There will be workshops, student panels, student services booths, campus tours, free food, music, prizes and giveaways.

Students will also be able to purchase their books, parking permits and student ID photos. RSVP at glendale.edu/welcomefaire. The schedule of courses is available online at glendale.edu/schedules.

For information about tuition-free, noncredit programs offered at the Garfield campus, go to glendale.edu/ce.

Auditions open for fall theater production

Open auditions for the fall production of William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night,” to be presented by the college’s theater arts department, will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 30 and 31 in the school’s auditorium.

Those who plan to audition only need to pick one of the dates. Actors will read sides from the play. Those selected to perform in the production are required to take two theater arts courses at Glendale Community College.

Stage managers and technical operators are also needed for the production. Those interested in behind-the-scenes roles should call (818) 240-1000, Ext. 5635 or Ext. 3044. Crew members must enroll in a technical-theater course.

“Twelfth Night,” will run Oct. 26 through Nov. 5. For additional information about the auditions or the theater arts department, visit glendale.edu/theatre or call (818) 240-1000, Ext. 5618.

New courses offered in graphic design

This fall, the college’s graphic design department will be offering new and updated courses to reflect new industry standards.

They include typography, digital illustration, graphic design foundations, digital publication, graphic design identity, web graphics, web and mobile layout and web-motion graphics. Find course dates and times at glendale.edu/schedules.

For more information about the program and individual courses, contact Rebecca Hillquist, chair of the graphic design department, at rebeccah@glendale.edu.

Studio arts classes offered in fall

There are classes ranging from beginning to advanced levels of studio arts, ceramics, media arts, photography and graphic design offered this fall semester at Glendale Community College.

Students taking courses in the studio arts department can prepare for successful transfer to four-year art colleges and universities by building skills and learning professional studio practices.

Classes in animation, drawing, 2-D and 3-D design, painting, printmaking and sculpture are available. All classes are directed toward portfolio preparation.

The classes can also provide valuable skill upgrades for professionals already working in the creative arts and allow community members to explore the studio arts for personal enrichment.

Details about the programs can be found at glendale.edu under “Visual and Performing Arts Division.”

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