Five Towns College 2018-2020 Catalog 
  
    Mar 24, 2019  
Five Towns College 2018-2020 Catalog

Theatre Arts, Acting Concentration, B.F.A.


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Theatre Arts Program
Acting Concentration
Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Degree
HEGIS Code: 1007.00
Inventory of Registered Program Code: 22134

Overview

The Acting Concentration in Theatre Arts prepares students for in-depth study of the Stanislavsky System, including training that incorporates the scene study techniques of the great acting teachers: Meisner, Adler, Strasberg, Hagen, Michael Chekhov, Vakhtangov, and Grotowski. Additionally, students participate in stage combat, Laban movement, Viewpoints, voice and diction, accents and dialects, Alexander and Feldenkrais technique, acting for camera, and Shakespeare and Classical acting, culminating in a Senior Showcase for agents, casting directors, and other industry professionals. 

Acting Concentration

THR 240 - Accents and Dialects; Credits: 3  
THR 321 - Acting 5; Credits: 3  
THR 324 - Acting 6; Credits: 3  
THR 421 - Acting 7; Credits: 3  
THR 424 - Acting 8; Credits: 3  
THR ___ - Acting Technique Elective (1); Credits: 3  
THR ___ - Acting Technique Elective (2); Credits: 3  
THR ___ - Acting Technique Elective (3); Credits: 3  
Total Concentration Credits: 24

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Course Code
Course Name
Credits
 
Semester 1
 
ENG 101   English Composition 1   3  
SPE ___   Oral Communication Competency Elective   3  
THH 191   Introduction to Theatre   3  
THR 111   Introduction to Stagecraft   3  
THR 121   Acting 1   3  
THR 171   Production/Rehearsal/Performance 1   1  
  Total 16
 
Semester 2
 
ENG 102   English Composition 2   3  
PSY 101   General Psychology   3  
THR 124   Acting 2   3  
THR 174   Production/Rehearsal/Performance 2   1  
THR ___   Acting Technique Elective (1)   3  
THR ___   Advanced Experience Elective (1)   3  
  Total 16
 
Semester 3
 
MAT ___   Quantitative Competency Elective   3  
SOC ___   Diversity Competency Elective   3  
THH 391   Theatre History Before 1900   3  
THR 221   Acting 3   3  
THR 240   Accents and Dialects   3  
THR 271   Production/Rehearsal/Performance 3   1  
  Total 16
 
Semester 4
 
SCI ___   Scientific Competency Elective   3  
THH 392   Theatre History After 1900   3  
THR 224   Acting 4   3  
THR 270   Stage Management   3  
THR 274   Production/Rehearsal/Performance 4   1  
THR ___   Acting Technique Elective (2)   3  
  Total 16
 
Semester 5
 
THH ___   Musical Theatre History Elective (1)   3  
THR 321   Acting 5   3  
THR 360   Theatre Management   3  
THR 371   Production/Rehearsal/Performance 5   1  
THR ___   Acting Technique Elective (3)   3  
THR ___   Intensive Theatre Arts Training Elective (1)   1  
  Total 14
 
Semester 6
 
ELECT ___   3 Credit Elective (1)   3  
ENG 204   Script Writing   3  
THR 324   Acting 6   3  
THR 370   Directing   3  
THR 380   Costume Design/Makeup   3  
  Total 15
 
Semester 7
 
ELECT ___   3 Credit Elective (2)   3  
THR 280   Set Design   3  
THR 388   Stage Lighting   3  
THR 421   Acting 7   3  
THR ___   Advanced Experience Elective (2)   3  
  Total 15
 
Semester 8
 
ELECT ___   3 Credit Elective (3)   3  
THR 424   Acting 8   3  
THR 478   Senior Project/Showcase   3  
THR ___   Advanced Experience Elective (2)   3  
  Total 12
 
Total Program
120

 

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