2023-2024 University Catalog 
    Jun 18, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog

THEA 254 - Acting I

An introduction to acting as art, discipline and craft. Provides a practical and theoretical introduction to the basic skills of acting. Consists of individual and ensemble exercises to develop physical awareness, concentration, and imagination. Aimed at enhancing self-confidence, expressiveness, and creativity. Acting teaches poise and presence, vocal and physical coordination. Through corporeal exercises, improvisations, play analysis, and scene work students acquire a working vocabulary in the fundamentals of acting. Culminates with in-class performance work. No prior acting experience is required.

Credits: 1.00
Corequisite: None
Prerequisites: None
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: No Junior, Senior
Area of Inquiry: Human Thought and Expression
Liberal Arts Practices: Artistic Practice and Interpretation
Core Component: None

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