THEA 207
Acting: Physical Theatre Spring 2018
Division I
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This course, available to all students interested in theatre, will focus on particular aspects of performance as determined by the instructor in each semester in which the course is taught. Topics may include acting in verse drama, movement for the actor, voice, performing Shakespeare, aspects of physical theatre, non-realist acting, etc. The course will be taught by members of the Theatre faculty and/or Guest Artists, and may be repeated by students as instructors and topics change. Texts and reading assignments will vary depending on each semester’s focus. This semester this course will focus on processes of Physical Theatre. The class is open to students interested in developing their ability in communication through the art of physical story telling and mime. Assigned research, analysis, discussions, and improvised exercises on stage will give us the opportunity to expand our understanding of physical vocabulary and will help us to express our intentions by evocative behavior. Based on various theatre techniques, this course will hone artistic skills for performance and improve students’ confidence in their interactions with other people.
The Class: Format: studio
Limit: 18
Expected: 18
Class#: 3965
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on committed participation in class, and preparation and performance of assigned material
Prerequisites: none
Distributions: Division I

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