TDRU
2301

Foundations in Acting

College of Performing Arts: Drama

Non-Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Majors Only
Foundations in Acting
Fall 2024
Taught By: Faculty TBA
Section: A

CRN: 11701

Credits: 3

The actor practices the basic acting techniques and disciplines that form the foundation of acting training; the goal of which is to become comfortable creating an organic truth on stage. Physical actions, working with props, environment and text are addressed. The semester will include emphasis on relaxation; sensory exercises designed to develop imagination, focus, concentration and emotional openness; exercises for physical and vocal freedom, and listening exercises in order to create an organic moment to moment reality. You will discover how to make compelling, informed choices and how to take actions and choose behaviors that both illustrate and illuminate the human condition. Course work will include readings on acting, writing about the craft of acting, observations, in class exercises, written critical analysis of theatre performances, scene work, and the reading of contemporary plays.

College: College of Performing Arts (CO)

Department: Drama (DRA)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 12

Add/Drop Deadline: September 9, 2024 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2024 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* 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: 8:38am EDT 4/21/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Tuesday, Thursday
Times: 3:00pm - 4:50pm
Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th
Room: 905
Date Range: 8/27/2024 - 12/12/2024
Foundations in Acting
Fall 2024
Taught By: Julie Boyd
Section: C

CRN: 11703

Credits: 3

The actor practices the basic acting techniques and disciplines that form the foundation of acting training; the goal of which is to become comfortable creating an organic truth on stage. Physical actions, working with props, environment and text are addressed. The semester will include emphasis on relaxation; sensory exercises designed to develop imagination, focus, concentration and emotional openness; exercises for physical and vocal freedom, and listening exercises in order to create an organic moment to moment reality. You will discover how to make compelling, informed choices and how to take actions and choose behaviors that both illustrate and illuminate the human condition. Course work will include readings on acting, writing about the craft of acting, observations, in class exercises, written critical analysis of theatre performances, scene work, and the reading of contemporary plays.

College: College of Performing Arts (CO)

Department: Drama (DRA)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 12

Add/Drop Deadline: September 9, 2024 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2024 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* 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: 8:38am EDT 4/21/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Monday, Wednesday
Times: 12:00pm - 1:50pm
Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th
Room: 909
Date Range: 8/26/2024 - 12/9/2024
Foundations in Acting
Fall 2024
Taught By: Dennis Hilton-Reid
Section: D

CRN: 11704

Credits: 3

The actor practices the basic acting techniques and disciplines that form the foundation of acting training; the goal of which is to become comfortable creating an organic truth on stage. Physical actions, working with props, environment and text are addressed. The semester will include emphasis on relaxation; sensory exercises designed to develop imagination, focus, concentration and emotional openness; exercises for physical and vocal freedom, and listening exercises in order to create an organic moment to moment reality. You will discover how to make compelling, informed choices and how to take actions and choose behaviors that both illustrate and illuminate the human condition. Course work will include readings on acting, writing about the craft of acting, observations, in class exercises, written critical analysis of theatre performances, scene work, and the reading of contemporary plays.

College: College of Performing Arts (CO)

Department: Drama (DRA)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 12

Add/Drop Deadline: September 9, 2024 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2024 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* 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: 8:38am EDT 4/21/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Wednesday, Friday
Times: 3:00pm - 4:50pm
Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th
Room: 901
Date Range: 8/28/2024 - 12/13/2024
Foundations in Acting
Fall 2024
Taught By: Susan Cameron
Section: E

CRN: 11705

Credits: 3

The actor practices the basic acting techniques and disciplines that form the foundation of acting training; the goal of which is to become comfortable creating an organic truth on stage. Physical actions, working with props, environment and text are addressed. The semester will include emphasis on relaxation; sensory exercises designed to develop imagination, focus, concentration and emotional openness; exercises for physical and vocal freedom, and listening exercises in order to create an organic moment to moment reality. You will discover how to make compelling, informed choices and how to take actions and choose behaviors that both illustrate and illuminate the human condition. Course work will include readings on acting, writing about the craft of acting, observations, in class exercises, written critical analysis of theatre performances, scene work, and the reading of contemporary plays.

College: College of Performing Arts (CO)

Department: Drama (DRA)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 12

Add/Drop Deadline: September 9, 2024 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2024 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* 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: 8:38am EDT 4/21/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Wednesday, Friday
Times: 12:00pm - 1:50pm
Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th
Room: 907
Date Range: 8/28/2024 - 12/13/2024