Fundamentals of Acting (FIA-208)
Advanced work on developing voice, body, and imagination as components of the actor's "instrument." Discovering styles suitable for works from different periods and the relationship between the actor and the text. An examination of tradition and techniques of the principal modes of theater: tragedy, comedy, realism, fantasy, and farce. Prerequisite: FIA 207 or permission of instructor. 3 lecture hours per week. 3 credit hours.