Theatre and Drama | Acting II: Scene Study
T220 | 4620-4625 | McGibbon


Prerequisites: THTR T120 and instructor recommendation.

Course Objectives:
1.  An exploration of physical and vocal exercises to facilitate
relaxation and self-awareness.
2.  A basic approach to scene analysis in order to reveal behavioral
clues, to stimulate the imagination, and create identification with
the characters in the play.
3.  A continued search for playable truth in a scene utilizing GOTE,
physical and sensory exploration, and approaches to character
identification through compilation of a character sketch and the
creation of a collage.
4.  Application of the above goals through selection, rehearsal,
presentation and reworking of a poem, two scenes, and one monologue.
5.  The observation of actors in performance leading to written
comments on the choices they made in developing their role.

TEXTS:
The Actorís Scene Book, M. Owen
Introduction to Acting, S. Kahan and K W Prugg