THEA 345

Acting III

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective December 17, 2006 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

Actor training can be life enhancing. In this class, advanced students are guided to discover, explore and develop their emotional, physical and psychological resources using varied acting exercises and techniques. Prerequisite: Acting II (MCTC) or equivalent (Screenwriting students exempt from prerequisites).

Special information

Prerequisite: Acting II (MCTC) or equivalent (Screenwriting students exempt from prerequisites).

Learning outcomes

General

  • Construct logical, organic and coherent acting exercises.
  • Employ theories and usage appropriate to acting and the playwright's world.
  • Participate effectively in acting exercises and play analysis with an emphasis on listening, critical and reflective thinking, and responding.
  • Select appropriate communication choices for specific exercises.
  • Understand and analyze the acting processes and methods through investigation, exploration, crafting, revision and presentation of acting exercises.
  • Use authority, point-of-view, and individual voice and style in the exploration of character and scene analysis.

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum

Goal 1: Communication

  • Understand/demonstrate the writing and speaking processes through invention, organization, drafting, revision, editing and presentation.
  • Participate effectively in groups with emphasis on listening, critical and reflective thinking, and responding.
  • Locate, evaluate, and synthesize in a responsible manner material from diverse sources and points of view.
  • Select appropriate communication choices for specific audiences.
  • Construct logical and coherent arguments.
  • Use authority, point-of-view, and individual voice and style in their writing and speaking.
  • Employ syntax and usage appropriate to academic disciplines and the professional world.