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Stage Dialects
STAGE DIALECTS
CLASS CODE: TA 225 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: THEATRE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: An intense study of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and its direct application and use with dialects in performance.
DESCRIPTION: Students acquire understanding of several and mastery of some dialects for stage work. Understanding and mastery of the International Phonetic Alphabet is major focus of the class.
TOPICS: Dialects studied include French, Italian, English, Scots, Brooklynese, American Southern, Irish, and Cockney.
OBJECTIVES: Students will acquire familiarity with several stage dialects that will equip them to meet the dialect needs of productions. Mastery of the IPA will be an ongoing benefit to serious theatre students.
REQUIREMENTS: Points are earned for daily attendance, oral presentations of dialect material, written IPA assignments, and quizzes on each dialect studied.
PREREQUISITES:
OTHER: Students with an emphasis in Theatre are required to take either TA 225: Stage Dialects or TA 233: Movement for Theatre.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001