THTR 290 - Topics in Performing Arts
Planned Offering: Offered fall or winter when interest is expressed and departmental resources permit.
Prerequisite: Three credits in theater or instructor consent. Selected studies in theater, film or dance with a focus on history, criticism, performance or production. May be repeated for degree credit if the topics are different.
Winter 2013 topic:
THTR 290: Acting Workshop in Contemporary Theater (3). No acting experience is required. Prerequisite: Three credits in theater or instructor consent. Reading and performance of contemporary plays. Students read a variety of highly acclaimed contemporary American and world plays and develop scenes and staged readings for both class and on-campus performance. The final project of this course is the performance of a full-length, studio-level production, with students working as actors, stage managers, and producers. Short papers and presentations are also required. (HA) Jew.
Fall 2012 topic:
THTR 290: Acting for the Camera (3). No prerequisite. A studio course designed to enrich a student actor’s pragmatic comprehension of the theories and concepts of acting in film and television. Students explore the acting techniques particular to dramatic characterization in the non-linear processes of digital film production. (HA) Martinez.
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