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Acting 1
ACTING I
CLASS CODE: TA 123W CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: THEATRE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Theory and practice in the basic skills of acting; intensive and integrated work on vocal, physical, emotional, improvisational and perceptional skills. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor.
TAUGHT: Winter, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Why study acting?; acting in life; physical and vocal warm-ups; body awareness; vocal awareness; Stanislavski; creating a role; objectives and action; improvisation; rehearsal process; scene study; performance process; auditions.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Analyze a play and character from an actor's point of view. Acquire or strengthen habits of dependability, punctuality, cooperation, a dedication. Demonstrate the integration of the above skills in the performance of selected scenes and monologues. Emulate ideals of the Gospel in personal life and strengthen personal image and identity.
REQUIREMENTS: Acting 1 emphasizes performance as practice through in-class scene work and critiques. Texts and written assignments vary according to instructor. Assignments may include play reports, character analysis and production evaluations.
PREREQUISITES:
OTHER: May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor. TA 123 is required for students with an emphasis in Theatre or Technical Theatre.
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2002