Drama (DRA)

Courses

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DRA-110. Acting I. 3 Credits.

LECT 3 hrs
This course concentrates on the basic principles of acting. Students are expected to apply these principles in frequent exercises, mimes, improvisations and at least four major roles.

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DRA-112. Acting II. 3 Credits.

LECT 3 hrs
An advanced course in acting with emphasis on scene work. Students are responsible for the rehearsal, presentation and written analysis of six scenes.
Prerequisites: DRA-110 or permission of department chair.

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DRA-119. Play Production I. 3 Credits.

LECT 3 hrs
This course is a survey of practice in all phases of play production, including play choice, casting, directing, staging, make-up, costuming, lighting, and scenic design. Students in the class are required to audition for a role in the semester's production and/or serve on the technical staff.

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DRA-120. Play Production II. 3 Credits.

LECT 3 hrs
This course is a survey of practice in all phases of play production, including play choice, casting, directing, staging, make-up, costuming, lighting, and scenic design. Students in the class are required to audition for a role in the semester's production and/or serve on the technical staff.
Prerequisites: DRA-119.

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DRA-229. Directing. 3 Credits.

LECT 3 hrs
This course is designed to acquaint students with the basic function and the importance of the director in theatre, simultaneously providing them with the opportunity for practical, creative, hands-on directing experience. Class work includes lecture, discussion, and the directing of a number of short scenes and the preparation of a professional promptbook.
Prerequisites: DRA-114.