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DT 102 - Contemporary Theatre Workshop

Credit Hours: 3

Various approaches to acting as a disciplined form of expression and communication. Physical and vocal exercises, breath control, yoga, games, sensitivity exercises, improvisation, spatial explorations, movement and behavior analysis lend new individual and group awareness. Some character study and scene work applied toward the end of the semester.

Fulfills SUNY General Education – The Arts.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • realize a gain in self-confidence and control of a dramatic situation;
  • realize a gain in voice articulation including volume, clarity and tone of speech for use in any field of study;
  • realize a gain in his/her ability to respond to an unplanned circumstance through an individual and group improvisational format;
  • grasp basic-level fundamentals of acting principles;
  • understand the importance of the playwright’s theme, dramaturgy, intention, and character design;
  • demonstrate an understanding of basic theatrical terminology; and
  • perceive the intricacies of theatre art and production.

F/S (C, N, S)