Theatre Arts 140 is a comprehensive introduction to performing in the media of television and film. The course explores the styles and the matery of technical specifics demanded by each medium. The approach is to teach on-camera techniques simply and correctly, while providing a broad understanding of why and how things are done in media production. Practical aspects of facilitating a performance career are covered: getting an agent, joining the unions, and acquiring the necessary tools of the trade, such as pictures and resumes.
Lecture 3 hours, labratory 2 hours.
Student Learning Outcomes:
Analyze the difference between acting for the camera versus stage acting techniques.
Practice commercial reading and acting techniques for television and film.
Note: This course may be taken 2 times; a maximum of 6 units may be earned.
T ART 140 Course Outline