THEA 112 Intermediate Acting*

Problems in analysis and creation of character. Study, rehearsal, presentation. Required for theater majors.

Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisite

THEA 111

THEA 112Intermediate Acting*

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Fine Arts

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Prerequisite Narrative

THEA 111

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

Problems in analysis and creation of character. Study, rehearsal, presentation. Required for theater majors.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Effectively express themselves physically and vocally in front of an audience Read and analyze scripts for understanding of character and theme Apply understanding of scripts to effectively and appropriately communicate character and theme Understand the process of bringing a character to stage including research, rehearsal, discussion, and criticism Effectively evaluate a performance and express that evaluation in discussion

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Syllabus Theater warm-ups Uta Hagen’s "six steps" A Challenge for the Actor by Uta Hagen—reading and discussion Analysis, rehearsal, and performance of classical theater Analysis, rehearsal, and performance of modern theater Rehearsal and performance techniques Selection, preparation and performance of audition pieces

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

A Challenge for the Actor discussions Script analysis, research and discussion Participation in acting exercises Performance of Classical theater piece Performance of Modern theater piece Audition performance

Required Exams

Participation in discussions Appropriate use of rehearsal time Classical theater performance Modern theater performance Audition performance

Required Text

A Challenge for the Actor, Uta Hagen Scripts from work of Classical and Modern theater as assignedDesign Journal

Assessment Strategy Narrative

 

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

A Challenge for the Actor discussions Script analysis, research and discussion Participation in acting exercises Performance of Classical theater piece Performance of Modern theater piece Audition performance Participation in discussions Appropriate use of rehearsal time Classical theater performance Modern theater performance Audition performance