Course : Acting 1: Fundmetls of Acting
- Course Number
- Section Number
- THEA 1403 - 201
- Spring 2024
- Fain Fine Arts Center, B118
- Rocky Hopson
- Days & Times
- Final Exam Day/Time
To study acting is to take lifeâs experiences and reflect them through various characters on stage. It is a great form of expression. Live theatre sharpens your perceptions while enhancing your creative capabilities. You can reach your audience through storytelling, movement, music, and expression. Acting is not just for âtheatre majorsâ or those students who want to develop a career in acting. Acting is for everyone!
To provide the student, through participation and experience, with an understanding and appreciation of the arts and theatre. Students will:
-Learn to read and analyze plays
-Develop research skills necessary to create a character who may be from a different
time, place, culture, and lifestyle than the student
-Create and perform a character in a monologue and scene
-Develop oral and written critical skills for discussing performance
-Use constructive criticism to further develop an acting role
-Understand these basic acting principles and how to apply them to the studentâs choice
of career or lifestyle
No textbooks are required for this class. However, you will be expected to read
two plays, as assigned. You will receive links to these as they become available.
Handouts provided by instructor
Monologues and scenes from scripts, provided by instructor and student
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