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Course Details & Registration Information

Course
Acting Part 1
Name
CSP-4000IY2
Overall Quality of This Course
★★★★★
Based on 7 student surveys.
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
261668 Northern Wake Campus 06/09/2022 07/28/2022 T. Artz $130.00 8/12
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Anyone curious about Acting and the craft of Acting. Have you ever wondered how your favorite Actor can laugh, cry and rage at will?
Have you ever wanted to learn these secrets and apply them yourself? This course is for you.
Description
Have you ever wondered how actors can laugh, cry, and rage at will? Sign up for this course and begin a journey that will change your life! Focus is on moment-to-moment life, impulses, and emotional preparation through a series of steps and exercises that are then applied to scenes.
Course Objectives
  1. learn what it takes to prepare one's voice, mind, and body in order to inhabit a character.
  2. learn improvisational skills.
  3. learn to truly ‘do’ something when acting rather than pretend to do it.
  4. memorize lines
  5. bring their own personal experiences to acting and to channel those experiences into emotions, storytelling, etc.
  6. shed their inhibitions and take chances.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Basic theatre games.
  2. Improvisational exercises.
  3. The selection and performing of a monologue.
  4. Scene study and working with a partner.
  5. Final performance on a stage in front of invited family, friends, and colleagues.
Contact Hours
20
CEU's
No
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
No
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
None
Text and Supplies Needed
None
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 100%
  2. Participation
  3. This course requires preparation outside of class and active participation inside. Attendance at all classes is mandatory. Although we will review our work and what was introduced from the
    previous class or classes, the instruction will not go backwards, so attendance is imperative. You must arrive on time for class. It takes discipline to be an actor, so punctuality and preparedness are essential.
  4. Dress – Please come to class in comfortable, practical clothing you can move around freely in. Keep in mind, this class is physical in nature, so wear clothing you won’t mind getting dirty or possibly sweating in.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Anyone curious about Acting and the craft of Acting. Have you ever wondered how your favorite Actor can laugh, cry and rage at will?
Have you ever wanted to learn these secrets and apply them yourself? This course is for you.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • Acting for the Non-actor: Building the Basics - CSP-4000JW3
  • Acting Part 1 - CSP-4000IY2
Course Contact Information
Community & Career Education Staff
919-532-5700