Appropriate for First Year students.

TimeDaysLocationInstructorGERCreditOPUS Class NumberSyllabus (Tentative)
Rich Building 210
Akers, Janice E.. HAP. 43108 TBA.

January 18, 2012- May 01, 2012

Catalog Description: Fall, spring. An introductory course on the principles and practice of the actor's craft.

Semester Details:

NOTE: Before fall 2010, this course was formerly THEA 121. The new course number is THEA 120.

A theoretical and practical introduction to basic skills of acting. No prior acting experience required. Areas covered include awareness and concentration, researching/creating a character, physical expression and developing an internal life. Through vocal and physical warm-ups, improvisations and scene work, students will acquire a working vocabulary in the fundamentals of acting theory, rehearsal, and script analysis.

Required Textbooks, Articles, and Resources

  1. No Text - Packet of essays, excerpts and articles provided by the instructor. (Course Packet).

The schedule of courses on O.P.U.S. is the official listing of courses, including days and times they meet and the General Education Requirements they satisfy. Students should use course descriptions as general guidelines. Course requirements, grading details, book lists, and syllabi are subject to change.