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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

THE 151 - Introduction to Acting II

3 Credits, 4 Contact Hours
2 lecture periods 2 lab periods

Continuation of THE 149 . Includes advanced theatre game and improvisations, introduction to status and its application, rehearsal conferences, scene presentations, character creation, and language plays.

Prerequisite(s): THE 149  

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Define and apply an expanded acting vocabulary that includes status and archetype.
  2. Demonstrate a masterful evaluation and execution of script analysis. 
  3. Demonstrate a masterful evaluation of character breakdown, analysis, and its application to the rehearsal process.
  4. Develop some of the physical and vocal characteristic of another, and play the resulting altered bodily responses and emotional colorations. 
  5. Demonstrate a deepened commitment and focus during rehearsal and performance. 
  6. Perform well as part of an ensemble.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to use the imagination in a focused way to procure characteristics of an invented or assigned character.
  8. Demonstrate an ability to deliver complex and unfamiliar language (Ibsen and Chekov) in a natural way.

  1. Advanced Theatre Game and Improvisations/Presentations of “Lip Sync”
  2. Introduction to Status and its Application
    1. Rehearsal
    2. Performance
  3. Rehearsal Conferences
  4. Scene Presentations to Contemporary Text Cast to Challenge the Actor
  5. Character Creation and Presentation Based on Archetype
  6. Language Plays
    1. Ibsen
    2. Chekov