THDA 442 (1SY) - Introduction to the Art of Acting

Intro to the Art of Acting

Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Full Term (08/31/2020 - 12/11/2020)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   16  
CRN: 11886
Special Fees: $24.00
Designed for non-THDA major students interested in the art of acting. Students broaden and deepen their own creativity, gain a deeper understanding of human behavior and interaction, and strengthen analytical skills through class work and projects. Focuses on the basic skills of acting: the ability to effectively communicate, to gain access to the full spectrum of human emotions, and increase spontaneity. Important innovators and theorists in the field of theatre and acting are covered, such as Sanford Meisner, Constantine Stanislavski, Bertolt Brecht, Jerzy Grotowsky, Agusto Boal, and Jacques Lacoq. Additional topics include contemporary plays and playwrights, an historical perspective of the art of acting, and the current state of live theatrical performance. Theatre majors not allowed.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): THDA 551, THEA 551
Majors not allowed in section: THEATRE, THEATRE:ACT&DIR, THEATRE:DANCE, THEATRE:DES&TEC, THEATRE:MUSTHEA, THEATRE:SECTHED, THEATRE:YTHDRAM
Attributes: Fine&PerformingArts(Discovery)
Instructors: Aimee Blesing

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/31/2020 12/11/2020 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm ONLINE