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Theater & acting foundations


This course is designed to introduce students to the various elements of the theatre and to encourage students in further participation and appreciation of theatre and acting. Students will learn the fundamentals of the theatre as a creative art through the study of voice, movement and production design. Students will learn to read scripts for meaning, understanding and evaluation. Additionally, students will learn a basic approach to working comfortably on the stage through warm-ups, improvisation, monologues and scene work. Students will rehearse to create structured theatre events while working in cooperation with other members of the class to create an ensemble effort onstage. Auditioning techniques will be examined as well. This course fulfills the graduation requirement for Fine Arts. This course is open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors.