THEA 251 : Applied Theatre

This course provides individual instruction in theatre, covering intermediate and advanced performance techniques taught to each student's individual level. Applied theatre is a performance course. The emphasis will be toward developing performing skills from a wide range of methods focusing on bringing characters to vivid life, textual analysis, cold reading, voice and movement training, and playing truthful and effective moments on stage or screen for a contemporary audience. The goal is to facilitate student actors in attaining a level of confidence and skill that allows for consistently powerful and playful performances. This course may be repeated for up to 4 credits. (1 hour Individual Instruction)


A grade of C or better in THEA 221.

Course Outcomes

  • Incorporate theoretical concepts in theatrical peformance.
  • Cold read scripts with commitment, and strong appropriate character-driven choices.
  • Demonstrate professional performance practices.

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