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TA 5: Acting

Time: Instructor will not be teaching this course in Fall 2013


Basic acting class for non-theatre majors. Exploration of inner and external resources for performance, analysis of text and character, guidelines for successful rehearsal and performance. Learning to be seen, heard, understood and believed. Overview: This course is an introductory acting course, which teaches students knowledge, understanding and participation in the art form of acting. Students will be introduced to significant works of drama, film and electronic media through discussion, reading, analysis, rehearsal, performance and reflection. Students will be developing an understanding of the basic skills of acting, and will be encouraged to explore their physical, emotional and intellectual resources while mastering the skills and discipline needed to begin formal scene study.