Acting 1

Course code CAPA2700
Not available in 2015

Description

This course offers a basic introduction to the craft of the actor with particular emphasis upon the creation of performance from text based sources.

Availability

Not currently available.

Learning Outcomes

1. An introduction to text analysis and character building.

2. The techniques required to develop inter-personal skills in communication.

3. An understanding of the basic modes of impersonation within a collaborative context.

Content

Basic acting techniques and character work.

Exercises intended to develop the relaxation demanded of a performer on stage

Elementary character development

Playing objectives based on textual analysis.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): DRAM2700. Students who have successfully completed DRAM2700 are not eligible to enrol in CAPA2700.

Assumed Knowledge

Successful completion of DRAM1010 and DRAM1020. Concurrent assumed knowledge: 1 course drawn from DRAM2210-2240.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments

Participation: Group/tutorial participation and contribution

Journal: Journal

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term