Jul 02, 2020  
2018-2019 University Catalogue 
2018-2019 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

THST 403 Improvisation for the Actor

College of Performing Arts

2 credits 45.0 hours
400 level undergraduate course

The course is designed to build the students foundational skills in improvisation and apply those skills in games and scene work. There will be a focus on students developing stronger connection to their creative impulses and increasing their ability to make bold, committed choices. Through exercises and explorations in spacework, character development, and ensemble, students will refine their storytelling. Students will learn how to generate information through teamwork, physical action, character, heightening circumstances, emotional adjustments, active listening, and the important, vital skill of saying yes.

Prerequisites THST*202

Open to Acting and Musical Theater majors only.
This course is not repeatable for credit.