This course is designed to allow students to become comfortable on the stage with an emphasis on getting to know and believe in themselves. The class concentrates on personal resources, working with a group, and artistic discipline. It may also include puppetry, pantomime and improvisation, concentration of developing voice skills, characterization, preparing for auditions, and the production process. Set design and radio theater may also be covered.
This is a class based on theater principles with an emphasis on theater games and improvisation. Students will play many of the games featured on the hit show “Whose Line is it Anyway?” unaware that they will be taught many new skills with every lesson. The course is designed to develop the senses, coordination, interaction, sensitivity, communication and spontaneity. All essential elements of acting and character development are explored.