Academic Catalog 2016-2017 
    
    Oct 26, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ATH 366 - Acting Styles

Course Units: 1
(Offered in 2017-2018) This class is about how an actor can transform poetic and heightened language and make it seem natural. It is designed for the serious student as a continuation of their acting training and to provide a means to understanding classical and highly stylized theater. The class will include intensive sessions covering a varied range of acting styles across the history of theater. Close analysis of specific theater texts including Greek Theater, Shakespeare, French Comedy, and Absurdism, among others. We will be examining both traditional and unconventional approaches to presenting performances. Being prepared, doing work outside of class, seeing other performances, keeping a rehearsal journal, and turning in a written critical analysis will be required. Prerequisite(s): ATH 342  or permission of the instructor. CC: LCC, HUM, HUL



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