TMA 127

Beginning Stage Combat

Theatre and Media Arts College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Basic hand-to-hand stage combat instruction. Introduction to tumbling and falls.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

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

Min

1

Fixed

1

Fixed

2

Fixed

1

Other Prerequisites

BFA acting, acting pre-major, or theatre education major status; or instructor's consent

Title

Choreography Performance

Learning Outcome

Students will practie physical dexterity and concentration skills while safely integrating stage combat choreography into scene work.

Title

Stage Combat Vocabulary

Learning Outcome

Students will recognize and utilize basic stage combat vocabulary.

Title

History of Weapons

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrate a knowledge of the developmental history of weapons.