|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Undergraduate Level 1|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject introduces acting and performance methodologies to first year students. The foundations are laid for the development of the art of acting and the composition of original material. This subject explores the core principles of performance creation: body, space, action, word, meaning, score, rhythm and repetition through improvisation and task based work. Performers will explore working spontaneously and imaginatively within a theatrical context. This unit is co-delivered to BFA Acting and BFA Theatre students.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Develop a critical awareness of the self in acting and performance processes.
- Demonstrate an ability to work openly and collaborate within an ensemble.
- Demonstrate practical studio learning in the context of acting and performance.