TH1710 - Improvisation and Acting Techniques
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Creative Arts
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
- Explore the physical properties of texts;
- Give students an experience of applying the techniques learned towards some performance
- Give students the basic skills of acting for theatre.
- The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
- The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
- The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams;
- The ability to use and interpret different media.
Study Period 1
|Census Date 24-Mar-2011
||Dr Robyn Glade-Wright
||Ms Sue Hayes.
- 39 hours workshops/Seminars
||tutorial attendance and participation (20%); improvisation performance (20%) text performance (20%) (40%); essays (20%); assignments (20%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement
process, and in case of
minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest