Mar 30, 2023  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TA 141 - Acting 1

4 Credit(s)

Introduction to the fundamentals of acting and the use of acting skills for personal and professional growth. Class exercises focus on body, voice, memorization, increased self-awareness, relaxation, and giving and receiving constructive feedback. Students learn to apply principles from Stanislavski’s system for actors through character and scene analysis. No prior experience necessary.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explore and strengthen physical and vocal awareness and expression in a safe and supportive environment by preparing scenes and monologues for performance.
  2. Engage and strengthen empathy, small group communication, and problem-solving skills during class discussion and preparing a scene for performance.
  3. Learn and apply acting vocabulary and analysis through scene and monologue written work and research.
  4. Discern the strengths and weaknesses of the acting work of others, reflect on one’s own personal and artistic growth and develop expectations for advanced Theatre Arts courses relating to performance in class discussion and final written assignment.

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