Theatre and Media Arts
 

Acting 1: BFA or Pre-BFA

Acting 1: BFA or Pre-BFA
Accelerated fundamental acting skills: exercises in perception, objective/action, thought processes, scoring of scripts. Lab required.
TMA
128
 Hours3.0 Credit, 6.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesBFA MDT or acting pre-major status; or instructor's consent.
 NoteDesigned specifically for acting pre-major students and first-year music dance theatre students.
 TaughtFall
 ProgramsContaining TMA 128
Course Outcomes: 

Empathy and Compassion in Work and Life

1. Develop a gospel-centered sense of empathy and compassion that will serve as a foundation for the actors' work
on stage and screen, as well as a foundation for living a more Christian life.

Acting Fundamentals

2. Demonstrate a knowledge of and an ability to integrate fundamental acting principles and analysis skills into performance.

Professional Practice and Behavior

3. Develop professional work habits of dependability, promptness, cooperation, a sense of ensemble, and the ability to make independent choices.

Performance and Text Analysis

5. Develop critical observation skills through attendance at theatrical performances, and the reading of selected dramatic texts.