THR 152 - Acting II

Course Description

This course allows students to learn a variety of acting techniques and apply them to plays representing periods from classical to contemporary. The focus is on the actor’s craft, the process of creating a role, and developing a performance piece. Group 2 course.

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Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies

THR 151

General Education Outcomes supported by this course

Communications - Direct

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Show the ability to clearly communicate the message of a scene (monologues or dialogues) to an audience through movement, oral interpretation, and characterization.
  • Demonstrate the ability to bring characters to life for performances.
  • Demonstrate competence in a specialty through knowledge and skills.
  • Use course knowledge to analyze quality of viewed performances.
Human Dimension:
  • Collaborate with a partner, work in small groups, and work with the whole class in constructive ways to solve acting problems.
  • Analyze self and peer performances in constructive and accurate language.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Be sensitive and express interest as an audience member.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Adapt effectively and harmoniously in a collaborative work environment.
  • Recognize how to problem solve.
  • Measure effective time management skills.