Theatre and Media Arts
 

Voice and Diction

Voice and Diction
Skills involved in producing an effective voice; International Phonetic Alphabet. Lab required.
TMA
121
 Hours2.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesBFA MDT or theatre education major status; or instructor's consent.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining TMA 121
Course Outcomes: 

Breathing and Speaking Techniques

Students will practice voice production techniques, including Fitzmaurice and Linklater methods, identifying a "personal voice", integrating voice work, acting technique, emotional dexterity, use of impulses , and self-discovery in performance

Evaluation and Work Ethic

Students will self-evaluate individual progress and performance, practice effective and supportive vocal coaching and peer evaluation, and apply professional work habits.

IPA and Standard American Stage Dialect

Students will identify and articulate key characteristics of the International Phonetic Alphabet and the Standard American Stage Dialect and integrate the Standard American Stage Dialect into acting performance.