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An introduction to fundamental acting techniques and terminology. While the class is challenging and useful for students with varying levels of experience, no prior work in theatre is required. Through exercises, scene work, and improvisation, students develop their ability to "live truthfully under imaginary circumstances." The course focuses on Stanislavky's technique of realistic action (objectives) for characterization and script analysis. Emphasis on fundamental acting skills, such as: relaxation, concentration, listening and spontaneity. The course culminates in a public performance of student scenes.
2 hours lecture 2 hours labratory
Credit course taken for grade or for credit/no credit