Liberal Arts > Theater Arts

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Examines fundamentals of stage acting with special emphasis on improvisation. Introduces the principles that govern the performing environment. Speech and vocal skills as well as theatrical movement will be stressed. Emphasis is on the preparation aspect of acting rather than on performance.


II. Course Objectives and Linkage to General Education Program

The information in the parentheses after a course objective refers to the specific general education(GE) learning outcome that the objective meets. Objectives without this information are not linked to WNC’s general education program.

By the completion of the class, the students should, with 75% accuracy:

  • Develop effective oral communication skills (GE 1, 2)
  • Improvise a scenario dealing with a given topic (GE 1, 6)

Scheduled THTR-105 classes:

Fall 2019