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Five Towns College 2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED 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

Concentration 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 yearlong Senior Showcase for agents, casting directors, and other industry professionals.

Acting Concentration
THR 141 - Movement for Actors; (3cr)         
THR 160 - Voice and Diction; (3cr)  
THR 240 - Accents and Dialects; (3cr)  
THR 249 - Stage Combat; (3cr)  
THR 321 - Acting 5; (3cr)  
THR 324 - Acting 6; (3cr)  
THR 421 - Acting 7; (3cr)  
THR 424 - Acting 8; (3cr)  
Total Concentration Credits: 24

Recommended Sequence of Courses
Semester 1
  Semester 2
ENG 101 - English Composition 1; (3cr)      ENG 102 - English Composition 2; (3cr) 
 
THH 191 - Introduction to Theatre; (3cr)       PSY 101 - General Psychology; (3cr) 
 
THR 111 - Introduction to Stagecraft; (3cr)               THR 124 - Acting 2; (3cr)  
THR 121 - Acting 1; (3cr)     THR 160 - Voice and Diction; (3cr)  
THR 141 - Movement for Actors; (3cr)     THR 174 - Production/Rehearsal/Performance 2; (1cr)  
THR 171 - Production/Rehearsal/Performance 1; (1cr)     Theatre Arts Program Elective; (3cr)  
 Total 16   Total 16
Semester 3
  Semester 4
Quantitative Competency Elective; (3cr)        Scientific Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Diversity Competency Elective; (3cr)     Oral Communication Competency Elective; (3cr)  
THH 391 - Theatre History Before 1900; (3cr)     THH 392 - Theatre History After 1900; (3cr)  
THR 221 - Acting 3; (3cr)     THR 224 - Acting 4; (3cr)  
THR 240 - Accents and Dialects; (3cr)     THR 270 - Stage Management; (3cr)  
  THR 274 - Production/Rehearsal/Performance 4; (1cr)  
Total 16   Total 16
Semester 5
  Semester 6
Musical Theatre History Elective; (3cr)     General Elective; (3cr)  
THR 321 - Acting 5; (3cr)     ENG 204 - Script Writing; (3cr)  
THR 249 - Stage Combat; (3cr)     THR 324 - Acting 6; (3cr)  
THR 249 - Stage Combat; (3cr)     THR 370 - Directing; (3cr)  
THR 410 - Theatre Workshop; (1cr)     THR 380 - Costume Design/Makeup; (3cr)  
Theatre Arts Program Elective; (1cr)      
Tota 14   Total 15
Semester 7
  Semester 8
General Elective; (3cr)     General Elective; (3cr)  
THR 280 - Set Design; (3cr)     THR 424 - Acting 8; (3cr)  
THR 421 - Acting 7; (3cr)     THR 426 - Senior Showcase 2; (3cr)  
THR 425 - Senior Showcase 1; (3cr)     Theatre Arts Program Elective; (3cr)  
Theatre Arts Program Elective; (3cr)      
Total 15   Total 12

 

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