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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

TH 112 - Acting Fundamentals

Prerequisites, TH 111 , and screen acting, or theatre, or theatre performance major. Acting Fundamentals is an acting class designed to introduce the acting student to the fundamental techniques of the realistic acting style. Our approach will be based on, but not limited to, the theories of Konstantine Stanislavski, Lee Strasberg, Uta Hagen, Sanford Meisner, and Robert Benedetti. The students will be expected to apply the techniques learned in Introduction to Performance Techniques as they study scripted material. Some of the concepts explored in this class include : Moments of Evaluation, Circles of Attention, Sense Memory, Scene Objectives, and the “magic if.” (Offered spring semester.) 3 credits