Auditions, cold reading, resumes, and the business end of acting, music, and dance for the professional performer.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 6.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesBFA acting or MDT major status. BFA acting majors: TMA 229 and 325 and 422 and 424. BFA MDT majors: TMA 229 and 422 and Dance 240. By audition only.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining TMA 427
Course Outcomes

Code of Ethics

Students will construct a personal ethical framework and a commitment to ethical conduct as it applies to auditioning in the performance industry.

Auditioning Skills

Students will identify, recognize, and apply effective cold reading, improvisation, prepared auditions and other auditioning skills.

Integration of Acting Skills

Students will apply improved acting skills, voice work, objective, use of impulses, and self-discovery to performance practice in general.

Evaluation and Work Ethic

Students will self-evaluate individual progress and performance, practice effective and supportive peer coaching and peer evaluation techniques, and apply professional work habits of dependability, promptness, cooperation, preparation, and the ability to make independent choices.