Theatre Classes

THA387E Acting
Basic acting techniques (theory and practice). The course considers physical, psychological, and theatrical approaches aimed at developing the potential of the actor. It places emphasis on voice, movement, script analysis, characterization, improvisation, and scene presentation.
THA395E TV Production I
Beginning with an explanation of how TV programs are conceived, students learn the technology involved in their production. Instruction on cameras, lights, and sound control room, as well as the technical aspects of script writing and storyboard are emphasized. The role of producer, director, technicians and talent are analyzed. Trends of network and cable programming are studied. Students learn to work with the equipment, and produce three types of television formats. Limited to 20 students. Lab and materials fee: $35.