VISUAL ARTS

Acting Traditions

In this course, students work creatively in collaborative group settings and individually to develop and perform: self devised plays and scripted scenes. Students will explore a variety of theatrical forms which might include Realism, Mask, Greek Chorus, Puppetry, Epic Theatre, Forum Theatre, or Shakespeare. Students gain a broad practical grounding in theater, an understanding of theater practices and develop dramatic techniques with voice, body language, movement, gesture and facial expression though workshop activities, rehearsal and performance. Prerequisite: Students can only select this course if they have completed one of the following units (Improvised Theater, Theatre Foundations, Comedy in Performance or Stagecraft)
Length of course: 1 trimester