THEA 221: Acting I

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 3
Performance course concentrating on voice, relaxation, body awareness, and freedom from self-consciousness through theatre games, improvisation, and exercises. Emphasis on ensemble work. Students must see two plays and write about them or use the Service- Learning option. May be repeated up to 9 credits.
Course Outcomes
  • Articulate and project the voice well.
  • Devise and execute pantomimes and improvisations.
  • Explore dramatic one- and two-person scenes.
  • Identify, analyze and critically evaluate the technique and believability of dramatic performances.