Beginning Stage Combat

Beginning Stage Combat
Basic hand-to-hand stage combat instruction. Introduction to tumbling and falls.
 Hours1.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesBFA acting, acting pre-major, or theatre education major status; or instructor's consent.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining TMA 127
Course Outcomes

Weapons History

Students will describe the historical development of weapons.

Dexterity and Concentration

Students will practice physical dexterity and concentration skills.

Stage Combat Vocabulary and Skill

Students will recognize and use basic stage combat vocabulary.

Combat Choreography

Students will integrate stage combat choreography into text and scene work.

Safety First

Students will practice appropriate safety procedures.