Theatre & Media Arts College of Fine Arts and Communications
Integrating acting skills; building a character through exercises and scene work.
Fall, Winter, Spring
BFA acting or BFA MDT or acting pre-major status. By audition only.
Students must attend one Mask Club performance, held Thursdays at 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, and 4:00 pm in the Nelke Theatre.
Using imagination and concentration, students will create performances that integrate their actor's analyses into character behavior that is immediate and vulnerable.
Character and Script Analyses
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.
Performance and Play Critiques
Students will develop creative and critical thinking skills by writing critiques after viewing performances and reading plays.
Students will practice professional work habits of dependability, punctuality, preparation, collaboration and the ability to make independent choices.