THEA 221: Acting I


THEA 221: Acting I (3 credits)

Course Description

Performance course concentrating on voice, relaxation, body awareness, and freedom from self-consciousness through theatre games, improvisation, and exercises. Emphasis on ensemble work. Students must see two plays and write about them or use the Service-Learning option. May be repeated up to 9 credits. (3 hours lecture)

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Articulate and project the voice well.
  • Devise and execute pantomimes and improvisations.
  • Perform dramatic one- and two-person scenes.
  • Identify, analyze and critically evaluate the technique and believability of dramatic performances.

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