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DRMA 252
Intermediate Acting II


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 40

AA Discipline: [Humanites Performance/Fine Arts]

Lecture Hours:20    Lab Hours:20


Description
Designed for the more advanced drama student. A series of audition pieces suitable for use in auditioning for the professional theater will be prepared. These will cover at least four different types of pieces; that is, comic, serious, musical, classical, etc. At the end of the quarter the student will present two contrasting pieces as a program. Prerequisite: DRMA 251 or instructor permission. Formerly THEA 252.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate an ability 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.
  • Define and apply standard terminology of the acting profession.
  • Analyze and interpret a wider variety of textual materials and theatrical genres for performance.
  • Demonstrate an increasing mastery of effective audition techniques.
  • Control personal “tendencies/habits” while employing proper techniques of vocal and physical expression necessary for live performance.
  • Evidence respect for the differing talents and abilities of other artists/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 252
    Fall 2014
    0850
    Kevin Loomer
    DRMA 252
    Spring 2014
    1544
    Kevin Loomer
    DRMA 252
    Winter 2014
    1544
    Kevin Loomer
    DRMA 252
    Winter 2013
    1544
    Kevin Loomer
    DRMA 252
    Winter 2013
    1545
    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.