Foundations in Acting
Who: Students ages 14-18
When: Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. September 23 - December 9, 2017
11 classes, no class on 11/25
Cost: $175, all materials included.
Instructors: Holly Griffith & Bryan Falcón, with guest artists
Foundations in Acting is a semester-long course recommended for high school students wishing to hone their performance skills through extended scene work and collaborative theater-making. Students will practice various acting methods and techniques and unlock a more nuanced palette of expression. The course will cultivate a sense of dedication to craft, respect for fellow artists, and joy in performing. The semester will culminate in a showcase of student work. Class texts may include excerpts from works such as Lovers Part 1 by Brian Friel, War Boys by Naomi Wallace, Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov, Summer and Smoke by Tennessee Williams, The Crucible by Arthur Miller, and Angels in America by Tony Kushner.
Skills students will develop during this course:
- Scene work & scene study
- Ensemble building
- Character development
- Textual analysis
- Vocal expression
- Movement and gesture
- Collaborative storytelling
- Observation and listening
- Familiarity with acting methods and philosophies
Please read The Scoundrel & Scamp Class Policy prior to registration.
The Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre
738 N. 5th Ave
Tucson, AZ, 85705