This course is an introduction to stage acting designed to introduce the beginning actor to foundational vocal, physical and imagination exercises. The class is designed to develop concentration and movement as well as interpersonal communication skills appropriate for stage performance. The course focuses on basic audition skills.
Beginning with a study of the history of puppetry and current performance practice, this course also teaches puppet construction techniques and performance. The course culminates in a Puppet Slam.
An advanced acting course for serious students, this class broadens both the knowledge and experience of acting and acting methods. Students prepare monologues and scenes of various styles, employing in-depth character development and exploring the acting methods of several acting schools.
This course will provide a beginning to design theory in general and then provide students with knowledge and practical work in specific elements of theatre design such as set, light, sound, costume, and makeup design. Subjects covered will include color theory, artistic concepts of shape and line, hand drafting, and collaboration with the entire artistic team.