TA 142 - Fundamentals of Acting Techniques
Credits - 4 Lecture - 4
This course provides a positive environment for development of self-confidence, creative thinking, artistic expression, enhanced communications skills, and an understanding of the collaborative process of stage acting. Through participation in acting exercises, improvisational games, prepared scenes and monologues, play analyses, and other theatrical activities, students explore a wide variety of contemporary actor training techniques A portion of this course includes an in-depth introduction to the silent art of mime.
This course is not just for students seeking a career in the theatre; it is designed for any student seeking to improve their life skills for greater personal and professional success in the career of their choice. No previous acting experience or training is required, and enrollment is open to new participants every term.
Prerequisite: WR 060 or Placement, WR 115 strongly recommended.
Term(s) Offered: Winter
Course Designation: Discipline Studies - A transferable course that meets distribution (group) requirements in the associate of arts Oregon transfer (A.A.O.T.) degree and the associate of science (A.S.) degree. Note: Courses meeting distribution requirements may always be used as electives in the transfer degrees.
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