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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Production and Acting II
Course: THP282

First Term: 2018 Fall
Lec + Lab   3 Credit(s)   4 Period(s)   4 Load  
Course Type: Academic
Load Formula: T Lab Load

Description: Provides the continuing acting student with opportunities to expand the versatility of characterization skills. Emphasis on relating the actor`s work to the total production process. Performance of monologues, scenes, and one-act plays

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Express character, action, and emotion by using body, voice, and imagination. (I)
2. Identify, define, and demonstrate the techniques of sensory memory, emotional memory, personalization and substitution in creating a character. (II)
3. Read and analyze a play by identifying key elements of dramatic structure. (III)
4. Prepare a written character analysis as a basis for interpretation from a contemporary and/or period play. (III)
5. Perform creativity through individual , partnered and group improvisations that communicate character, emotion and/or conflict. (III)
6. Create a believable character from a full-length or one-act play for in-class performance. (III, IV)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. The Actor`s Instrument
   A. Physical expression
   B. Vocal expression
   C. Emotional expression
II. The Actor`s Inner Process
   A. Concentration
   B. Sensory memory
   C. Emotional memory
   D. Personalization and substitution
III. Characterization
   A. Analysis
      1. Styles
      2. Script
      3. Character
   B. Applications
      1. Improvisation
      2. Monologues
      3. Scenes
      4. One-act plays
IV. Performance
   A. Transformation
   B. Evaluation
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 12/13/1994

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