THR 218 - Acting III
The purpose is to serve interested students who wish to continue the study of acting in greater depth. More advanced acting methods and styles are explored and practiced. Scene presentations are required along with accompanying written analysis.
Prerequisites: THR 111 Introduction to Acting, THR 112 Acting II, or permission of Instructor
3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Create an original, crafted performance of a character in a dramatic scene and monologue.
2. Incorporate studies in Method theory and process as it relates to acting.
3. Articulate a thorough knowledge of the history of the acting profession, its great acting teachers, plays and playwrights.
4. Prepare an analysis of a play, scene and character.
5. Interpret and perform the heightened language of Shakespeare.
6. Practice and incorporate skills in physical actions, relaxation, concentration, observation, improvisation, as well as exercises of Uta Hagen, Lee Strasberg, Jerzy Grotowski, Tadashi Suzuki, etc.
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