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DRMA 160
Acting for Film


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline: [Humanites Performance/Fine Arts]

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:20


Description
Emphasizes training for the naturalistic portrayal of character; the most frequent style used in film. Teaches both the art and craft of acting through the use of a variety of techniques ranging from theory as well as technically oriented exercises designed to calibrate performance for camera. Recommended: DRMA 151.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Compare and contrast different types of auditions used in acting profession, including stage and film.
  • Categorize and demonstrate the proper audition formats and etiquette for film.
  • Demonstrate qualified monologues.
  • Identify film acting styles.
  • Formulate the universal "approach" to script comprehension.

  • Course Topics
  • The art and craft of acting for the camera as an integral part of the filmmaking process.
  • Self-expression and personal growth.
  • Fundamental techniques and problems in relation to on camera performance.
  • Variety of theories, principles, and approaches to the task of performing in from of a camera.
  • Beginning experience in film acting, directing, and editing.
  • Specifics: subtext, hitting the ark, making choices, scene work, script analysis, auditional, and an overall preparation for the professional world.

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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
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    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.