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Performance Ensemble
THEA 390
Spring 2018 not offered
This course may be repeated for credit.

Since theater is an art of collaboration, this course will offer advanced acting and directing students an opportunity to develop their skills in an ensemble environment and collaborate on the final presentation in the form of public performance. Students will be able to choose an acting or directing concentration. Acting techniques will include intense work on one or two chosen characters, developing three-dimensionality of the part, performing in an ensemble, and Michael Chekhov's acting method. Directing techniques will focus on adaptation, production concept, and the orchestration of that concept in terms of research, work with actors, ground plan, set, lights, costumes, props, sound, etc. Students will go through all stages of preparing a public performance: selecting the script, its analysis, adaptation, conceptualization through design elements, casting, rehearsing, collaboration with designers, and performing.
The course will fulfill an advanced directing requirement for students interested in pursuing senior theses in directing and offers an additional level of acting training to advanced acting students.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA THEA
Course Format: StudioGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: THEA245
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (THEA)

Last Updated on OCT-16-2021
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