To enhance the actor’s ability to use his/her body to communicate on stage through the use of basic movement skills, this course is focused on physical awareness, movement improvisation, choreography, and stage combat.
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:
• Define the key to the physicality of authentic and believable acting.
• Explore and react to sound and movement in order to create a fresh theatrical experience and realize full character creation.
• Demonstrate optimal conditioning of an actor’s body as it relates to theatrical work.
• Have a greater understanding of movement, movement improvisation, stage combat, and character development through actual movement exercises.
• Explore the results of breathing, relaxation, good posture, and fitness.