Voice Production and Phonetics 2

Voice Production and Phonetics 2
Advanced exercises to aid in freeing tensions, habits/patterns, and finding the natural state of the voice. Lab required. Continued study and mastery of Standard American Stage Dialect with International Phonetic Alphabet. Identification of speech/articulation problems.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesTMA 115; BFA acting or acting pre-major status. By audition only.
 TaughtWinter, Summer Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining TMA 222
Course Outcomes

Methods of Voice Production and Integration

Students will practice advanced voice production techniques specific (but not limited to) Linklater and Fitzmaurice methods, integrating voice work, acting technique, emotional dexterity, use of impulses, and self-discovery in performance.

Deconstruction & Reconstruction

Students will Deconstruct areas of physical and emotional tension and apply restructured breathing and speaking techniques.

International Phonetic Alphabet and Standard American Speech

Students will continue to identify and articulate key characteristics of the International Phonetic Alphabet and the Standard American stage Dialect and integrate Standard American stage dialect into acting performance.

Evaluation and Work Ethic

Students will Self-Evaluate individual progress and performance, practice effective and supportive peer coaching and evaluation, and apply professional work habits.