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    Mar 31, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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THTR 110 - Acting for Non-Majors

Number of Credits: 3
Acting for Non-Majors studies the theory and basic principles of the creative processes of acting. Emphasis is given to the development and understanding of the practical application of acting through physical, vocal and creative exercises, improvisation, monologue, and scene work. Other activities include play analysis, character analysis, and written assignments. No prior acting experience necessary (Fall & Spring Only) Three hours lecture each week. Three Credits. Three billable hours.

GENERAL EDUCATION Category: Arts and Humanities

Pre-requisite(s): eligibility for ENGL 101 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Identify practices and inner workings of the actor. (GE1, GE3; PG1)
  2. Model the use of breath, voice, and mind as instruments for the theatre. (GE1; PG1, PG3)
  3. Analyze a script for analysis and character development. (GE3, GE4; PG1, PG3)
  4. Evaluate other actors’ performances in both oral and written critiques. (GE1, GE3; PG1, PG4)
  5. Demonstrate through monologues and scene performances the crafts of vocal projection and physical movement. (GE1, GE3, GE6; PG3)
  6. Define standard theatre acting terminology. (GE1; PG1, PG4)

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