Voice Production and Phonetics 1
Theatre & Media Arts College of Fine Arts and Communications
Foundational exercises to aid in freeing tensions, habits/patterns, and finding the natural state of the voice. Lab required. Introduction to the use of Standard American Stage Dialect with International Phonetic Alphabet. Identification of speech/articulation problems.
BFA acting or acting pre-major status; or instructor's consent.
Students will practice voice production techniques integrating voice work, body awareness, and emotional dexterity.
International Phonetic Alphabet
Students will identify and incorporate key characteristics of the International Phonetic Alphabet and integrate that knowledge into performance.
Evaluation and Peer Coaching
Students will self-evaluate progress and practice effective and supportive peer coaching.
Students will practice professional work habits of dependability, punctuality, preparation, collaborations and the ability to make independent choices.