TMA 228

Acting 2

Theatre and Media Arts College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Integrating acting skills; building a character through exercises and scene work.

When Taught

Fall, Winter, Spring

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

6

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

BFA acting or BFA MDT or acting pre-major status. By audition only.

Note

Students must attend one Mask Club performance, held Thursdays at 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, and 4:00 pm in the Nelke Theatre.

Title

Acting Skills

Learning Outcome

Using imagination and concentration, students will create performances that integrate their actor's analyses into character behavior that is immediate and vulnerable.

Title

Character and Script Analyses

Learning Outcome

Working from the actor's perspective, students will discern plays' circumstances and character relationships, locate events, define objectives, identify obstacles, and choose fitting actions/tactics.

Title

Performance and Play Critiques

Learning Outcome

Students will develop creative and critical thinking skills by writing critiques after viewing performances and reading plays.

Title

Professionalism

Learning Outcome

Students will practice professional work habits of dependability, punctuality, preparation, collaboration and the ability to make independent choices.