TMA 222

Voice Production and Phonetics 2

Theatre and Media Arts College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Advanced exercises to aid in the understanding and use of optimal vocal technique with emphasis on singing. Continued study and mastery of Standard American Stage Dialect with International Phonetic Alphabet. Lab required.

When Taught

Winter

Grade Rule

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

Min

2

Fixed

2

Fixed

3

Fixed

1

Other Prerequisites

BFA acting 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

International Phonetic Alphabet

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrate a continuing mastery of the key characteristics of the International Phonetic Alphabet.

Title

Evaluation and Work Ethic

Learning Outcome

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

Title

Vocal Technique

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrate advanced voice production techniques with special emphasis on singing in performance.