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Shanga Kyle Gerard Parker
Seattle Campus


Theory and practice of fundamentals of American "method," based on principles of Stanislavsky and their American evolution. Preparation of audition material and scene work within the context of entire play. Recommended: DRAMA 251; DRAMA 252. Offered: Sp.

Class description

Students prepare two audition pieces and perform in a simulated audition situation, rehearsing entrances, introduction, monologues and closure. Weeks three and four address crowd scenes and small roles. In the final six weeks, students work in small groups to present connecting scenes from a single play, sustaining energy and playing clear actions through several scenes and shifting circumstances.

An audition is required sometime during the year-long Drama 250 series and is part of the student's Drama 253 grade.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Susan L Bruns
Date: 04/20/2001