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DRMA 152
Beginning Acting II


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Humanites Performance/Fine Arts]

Lecture Hours:10    Lab Hours:40


Description
Introduction to script analysis, scene study, and audition/monologue preparation. Students will further explore acting technique. Instruction in physical and vocal technique and a unit in theatrical makeup application are included. Work in improvisation continues. The student will complete the course with a public performance of a monologue and scene at the end of the quarter. Prerequisite: DRMA 151 or instructor permission. Formerly THEA 152.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate greater creativity in outward verbal and non-verbal expression to exhibit a wide range of characterizations/emotions.
  • Exhibit less self-consciousness and greater self-confidence in live performance tasks.
  • Demonstrate a mastery of standard terminology of the acting profession.
  • Demonstrate an ability to analyze and interpret textual material for performance.
  • Demonstrate improvement in controlling personal “tendencies/habits” while developing proper techniques of vocal and physical expression necessary for live performance.
  • Analyze and discuss the performances of others in objective ways.
  • Develop continuing respect and appreciation for the differing talents and abilities of other performers.

  • Course Topics
  • Apply techniques of Beginning Acting I to a variety of specific characterizations
  • Rehearsal and performance of monologues
  • Rehearsal and performance of group scenes
  • Costuming
  • Make-up
  • Setting
  • Dialect Training

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    DRMA 152
    Fall 2014
    0844
    Kevin Loomer
    DRMA 152
    Spring 2014
    1535
    Kevin Loomer
    DRMA 152
    Winter 2014
    1535
    Kevin Loomer
    DRMA 152
    Winter 2013
    1535
    Kevin Loomer
    DRMA 152
    Winter 2013
    1536
    Kevin Loomer


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.