Beginning Drama provides students with a general introduction to the basic theories of acting. Through improvisation, creative movement, vocal studies, scene and monologue work and basic terminology and vocabulary, students will gain an appreciation of the art form as it applies to the performer and life long arts appreciator.
(by instructor approval) this course is designed for serious and committed theatre students who are interested in continuing the study of acting at a higher level. The course will consist of studying various methods and styles necessary to the development of the actor, including a ten week unit on Shakespeare. A technical theatre aspect will be introduced to students, providing them with a better appreciation of all aspects of the industry.