Acting Fundamentals

Acting Fundamentals
Fundamental acting skills: exercises in perception, objective/action, thought processes, scoring of scripts. Lab required.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 4.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring, Summer
 ProgramsContaining TMA 123
Course Outcomes

Compassion and Empathy in Art and Life

Develop a gospel-centered sense of empathy and compassion that will serve as a foundation for the actor on stage and screen, as well as a foundation for living a more Christian life. Acting Fundamentals Students will demonstrate a knowledge of and an ability to integrate fundamental acting principles.

Professional Practice and Behaviors

Students will apply professional work habits of dependability, promptness, cooperation, a sense of ensemble, and the ability to make independent choices.

Acting Analysis

Develop practical acting analysis skills via studio work including objectives, tactics, obstacles, beats, given circumstances.

Critical Observation

Develop critcial observation skills through attendance at theatrical performances, and the reading of selected dramatic texts.