Theatre and Media Arts
 

Stage Combat

Stage Combat
Skills of safe hand-to-hand combat, including use of rapier, dagger, and broadsword, for stage and screen.
TMA
325
 Hours2.0 Credit, 4.0 Lecture, 2.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesTMA 125 & TMA 127 & TMA 225; BFA acting major status.
 TaughtFall
 ProgramsContaining TMA 325
Course Outcomes: 

SAFD Techniques

Students will use SAFD techniques to safely and believably perform in a theatrical production using various weapons for period stage plays.

Physical Coordination

Students will demonstrate improved individual physical coordination.

SAFD Technical Terrminology

Students will use various technical terms from a glossary of SAFD Lexicon.

Rapier, Dagger, and Broadsword Techniques

Students will model correct fighting techniques for rapier, rapier and dagger, and broadsword.

Body Awareness and Storytelling

Students will demonstrate a deeper awareness of body and its impact on the storytelling process in scene work.