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DRMA 251
Intermediate Acting I


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 40

AA Discipline: [Humanites Performance/Fine Arts]

Lecture Hours:20    Lab Hours:20


Description
This is the first quarter of second year acting for the serious drama student. A more creative response will be required in individual sessions and in mandatory plays. Prerequisite: DRMA 153 or instructor permission. Formerly THEA 251.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate increasing creativity to exhibit a wide range of characterizations/emotions.
  • Ability to play against “type”.
  • Exhibit diminishing self-consciousness and increasing self-confidence in live performance tasks.
  • Demonstrate an increasing mastery of standard terminology of the acting profession.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret a wider variety of textual materials and theatrical genres for performance.
  • Demonstrate an increasing mastery of effective audition techniques.
  • Ability to control personal “tendencies/habits” while developing proper techniques of vocal and physical expression necessary for live performance.
  • Develop continuing respect and appreciation for the differing talents and abilities of other performers.

  • Course Topics
  • Monologue and scene work with an emphasis on varying genres of theatrical performance.
  • Classical
  • Renaissance
  • Romantic
  • Avant-Garde
  • How to prepare for an audition including singing and movement techniques
  • Issues relating to the professional theatrical environment

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    DRMA 251
    Spring 2014
    0866
    Kevin Loomer
    DRMA 251
    Winter 2014
    1542
    Kevin Loomer
    DRMA 251
    Winter 2013
    1542
    Kevin Loomer
    DRMA 251
    Winter 2013
    1543
    Kevin Loomer
    DRMA 251
    Fall 2012
    0836
    Kevin Loomer


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

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