Courses

Fall 2014 Courses        


Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Day Class   CLASS OVER DRAM 200 - 94147 - Theory of Acting


DRAM 200 Theory of Acting I (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester.
Develop beginning level performance skills through emotional and sense memory techniques; physical exercises designed to increase body awareness, authentic expression, and control; and vocal exercises focusing on articulation, projection, and creative expression. Acquire confidence, range, and subtlety through improvisation, monologue, and scene work. Gain insight and inspiration through text-based critical analysis. Transfer credit: CSU.

M W 2:10pm-3:30pm Simmers,K
Day Class   CLASS OVER DRAM 201 - 94575 - Advanced Acting I

DRAM 201 ADVANCED Acting I (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester. Prerequisite: DRAM 201 or equivalent.
Continuing development of performance skills/knowledge through methods and techniques explored in DRAM 200. Employment of more complex physical,psychological and emotionally challenging monologues and scenes involving both classical and contemporary text, and short plays. Deepening of emotional authenticity and refinement of creative expression as an ensemble player. Use of advanced text-based critical analysis for the building of ensemble work. Transfer credit: CSU.

M W 2:10pm-3:30pm Simmers,K
Day Class   CLASS OVER DRAM 202 - 94680 - Advanced Acting II
DRAM 202 ADVANCED ACTING II (3)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester. Recommended: DRAM 201 or equivalent.

Exploration of the actor's place in the context of the play including use of symbolism and historical/social concepts that shape the actor's approach in creating truthful character-centered performances. Continued exploration of theories and techniques used in the interpretation of Drama through character analysis, monologues and scenes. Transfer credit: CSU.

M W 2:10pm-3:30pm Simmers,K
Day Class   CLASS OVER DRAM 208 - 94576 - Acting Practicum I (Lab)


DRAM 208 ACTING PRACTICUM I (acting laboratory) (2)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 96 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in DRAM 200, or equivalent.
Supervised rehearsals of improvisations, monologue/oral readings and short scenes. Forms and styles of acting at a beginning level. Exercises in the use of mind, emotions, voice, and body in acting. Acting scenes for drama classes and others. Emphasis on coaching by the instructor and the students preparing of scenes for performance. Transfer credit: CSU.

T Th 2:10pm-4:50pm Simmers,K

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