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Acting 1 (DRAM10012)

Undergraduate level 1Points: 12.5On Campus (Southbank)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 1
Subject codeDRAM10012
Semester 1
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Classes will focus on developing an understanding of and common language for the actor’s process. The curriculum will include improvisation and introductory text analysis, with the emphasis on developing the actor’s sense of play. In the last block of the semester, students will begin to apply their developing understanding of acting principles to song in combined singing and acting classes.

Intended learning outcomes

Upon completion of this subject students will:

• exhibit a working understanding of language and concepts central to the actor’s craft;
• exhibit a developing understanding that imagination, spontaneity and curiosity to develop a sense of play and exploration are essential in all facets of their learning;
• understand that full engagement of the self in the work and with others is the essential foundation upon which performance skills are built.

Generic skills

Upon completion of this subject students will:

• exhibit developing knowledge of the key basic components of music theatre performance;
• have the capacity to participate fully in collaborative learning and to confront unfamiliar problems;
• exhibit a developing capacity for self-reflection, analysis and critical thinking.

Last updated: 23 July 2019