VISUAL ARTS

Acting Foundations

In this course, students learn to work creatively in collaborative group settings and individually to develop and perform: self devised plays, scripted monologues and scenes. Students will develop the skills to create fully formed characters utilizing voice, movement, gesture and relationships. The course will introduce students to a variety of theatrical traditions including realism, Greek chorus and physical theatre and the theatrical devices and rehearsal techniques utilized in these forms. Students will rehearse and perform a group devised piece, a monologue and a short scripted scene.
Prerequisites: None
Length of course: 1 trimester