THTR T120

Acting I

3 cr. hrs.

This course offers:
*an introduction to basic physical, vocal, and imaginative skills for the beginning actor
*a constant demonstration of the cooperative process of acting
*an introduction to evaluating effective acting choices by attendance at IU Theatre productions
*learning to play an action.
TEXTS:
Robert Cohen: Acting One
David Mamet: Goldberg Street
Book of Acting Scenes - TBA
Supplemental reading
REQUIREMENTS:
PAPERS: two Actor Response papers based on viewing of IU Theatre performances
EXAMS: Mid-term and Final Scene and Analysis
OTHER: Preparation and presentation of two major scenes: one from Goldberg Street and the other from a contemporary American play. These require rehearsal outside of class.

Regular attendance, punctuality, and active participation are vitally important for success in this course.

Sec. 4024 MW 8:30a-10:15a
Sec. 4025 MW 12:30p-2:15p Instructor: M. Berry (This section for students of Afro-American Studies)
Sec. 4026 MW 2:30p-4:15p
Sec. 4027 MW 2:30p-4:15p
Sec. 4028 MW 3:30p-5:15p
Sec. 4029 MW 4:30p-6:15p
Sec. 4030 TR 8:30a-10:15a
Sec. 4031 TR 8:30a-10:15a (This section open to Theatre Majors only; UDIV Majors obtain on-line authorization from TH230)
Sec. 4032 TR 8:30a-10:15a
Sec. 4033 TR 10:30a-12:15p
Sec. 4034 TR 2:30p-4:15p
Sec. 4035 TR 2:30p-4:15p
Sec. 4036 TR 2:30p-4:15p
Sec. 4037 TR 4:30p-6:15p
Sec. 4038 TR 4:30p-6:15p
Sec. 4039 TR 4:30p-6:15p
Sec. 4040 TR 4:30p-6:15p