Mar 31, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

THEA 460 - Acting IV Studio (3 credits)


(Prereq: THEA 450 , B.F.A. program only, or by permission of the instructor) A studio based course that explores the physical and vocal demands of period acting. Study of classical poets/dramatists. Historical research expected along with text analyses, scoring of text and critical evaluation of a specific classical playwright’s work. This course combines extensive table work with exploration of applied acting techniques from the previous acting courses. In addition, an exploration of the physical and vocal demands of period acting as well as the historical context of each text are addressed. The work culminates in advanced monologue, sonnet or scene work. S.