Scene Study: Magic On Stage

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: The Arts

Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students
Scene Study: Magic on Stage
Spring 2023
Taught By: Jesse Freedman
Section: A

CRN: 13914

Credits: 4

In this scene study course, students will be introduced to the primary elements of acting while exploring the process of creating characters through observation, improvisation, and research. Students will focus on plays featuring magicians, magical creatures and magical worlds. Students will test the limits of their imagination by playing characters with extraordinary abilities and deepen their understanding of worlds where the impossible happens. Students will learn simple tricks, special skills required for performing magic and how to apply them to the actor’s craft. Course material will include plays by Shakespeare, Marlowe, Tony Kushner, Arthur Miller, Roberto Aguirre Sacassa and others. This course fulfills an elective requirement for Theater majors and minors.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: The Arts (LARS)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: February 5, 2023 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 3:52am EDT 9/29/2023

Meeting Info:
Days: Monday, Wednesday
Times: 2:00pm - 3:40pm
Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th
Room: 001
Date Range: 1/23/2023 - 5/15/2023