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The Actors Process (THTR10007)

Undergraduate level 1Points: 12.5On Campus (Southbank)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 1
Subject codeTHTR10007
Availability(Quotas apply)
Winter Term
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The focus of this subject is on the actor’s process. Areas covered will include text analysis and the revelation of its interior world through action and improvisation. Students will learn to work spontaneously and to use this spontaneity in the theatrical context. The interface between acting skills and their use within other art forms will be explored.

Intended learning outcomes

On completing this subject students will be able to:
• utilise action and improvisation as ways of opening up an imaginary world;
• study the skills of endowment: the ability to take on a role other than oneself;
• develop the skills of script analysis;
• understand an approach to working with dramatic text.

Generic skills

On completing this subject students will have:
• the capacity to give and receive informed feedback;
• the capacity to participate effectively in collaborative learning as a team member whilst respecting individual differences;
• the ability to trust the work process in which they are involved;
• the ability to initiate ideas and to put them into practice;
• the ability to work autonomously;
• the ability to work spontaneously with authenticity;
• the ability to analyse written material.

Last updated: 10 August 2019