TH1710 - Improvisation and Acting Techniques
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This subject is only available to currently enrolled Bachelor of Creative Industries students who have already completed TH1720.
This subject introduces the student to the specifics of acting as a creative art and to the language of acting and provides them with an understanding of some fundamental acting skills. Students will participate in a series of exercises, improvisations and interactions with partners, learning the essential acting skills such as relaxation, attention and concentration, truth and belief. Students will also work with selected texts.
- the ability to explore the physical properties of texts through movement and improvisation;
- basic skills of acting for theatre;
- the capacity to contribute to performance text-based discussions;
- skills in making, shaping and re-making dramatic action within the group dynamic and applying these skills towards performance texts;
- the ability to lead a seminar on selected Meisner acting techniques and exercises.
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