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Valerie Curtis-Newton
DRAMA 454
Seattle Campus

Projects in Acting

Rehearsal and classroom performance of dramatic literature of various periods and styles.

Class description

This course utilizes the African American theatrical canon as the primary resource by which student-actors will refine their skills and expand the range of their acting experience. The core course training combines a range of acting and movement techniques (i.e. The System, the Method, Suzuki and Viewpoints) with Afrocentric systems of voice and movement.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Monologues, scenes, 5-7 page paper, a final "public" performance.

Attendance, research, participation, preparation, text analysis, training and performance


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: 05/02/2011