Jun 25, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ ARCHIVED CATALOG VERSION ]

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THTR 140 - Improvisational Acting


Number of Credits: 2
Improvisational Acting is designed to enhance and strengthen the student’s range, imagination, and physical choices. The student is taught to interact spontaneously with fellow actors and to establish the foundations for a heightened sense of physical freedom (Fall & Spring Only) Two hours lecture each week. Two Credits. Two billable hours.

Pre-requisite(s): ENG 001 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Identify rules of improvisation (PG 1, 3)
  2. Apply the rules of improvisation in scene work (PG 1, 3, GE 5)
  3. Increase the actor’s sense of timing (PG 3)
  4. Improve the actor’s ability to think quickly without hesitation (PG 3, GE 2, 5)
  5. Engage in clear and deliberate choices quickly (PG 3, GE 2, 5)
  6. Apply clarity of impulse in the actor’s craft (PG 3, GE 5)
  7. Increase the actor’s ability to listen on stage (PG 3, GE 1, 7)
  8. Increase the actor’s ability to engage in the communication process (PG 3, GE 1, 7)
  9. Identify acting objectives (PG 1, 3)
  10. Apply acting objectives to scene work (PG 1, 3)
  11. Increase the actor’s ability to exhibit physical and emotional freedom (PG 3, GE 5)



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