TMA 324

Acting Classics

Theatre and Media Arts College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Acting skills helpful in classical literature, emphasizing Shakespearean scansion and text analysis.

When Taught

Fall

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

6

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

BFA acting major status. By audition only

Title

Scansion and Folio Text Analysis

Learning Outcome

Students will show proficiency with scansion and folio text analysis for Shakespearean text.

Title

Skill Integration in Performance

Learning Outcome

Students will apply fundamental acting principles and vocal techniques to the performance of assigned scenes and monologues from classical texts.

Title

Play and Character Analysis

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrate their ability to analyze a play from an actor's point of view and choose objectives, actions, and obstacles congruent with the historical text.

Title

Work Ethic

Learning Outcome

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