THE 155 - Improvisation
3 Lecture Hours
This course is a practical introduction to the principles of improvising dramatic scenes from a simple situation premise. Course material includes a variety of theatre games through which students gain experience in role-playing, psycho-drama and skit-making. Course material is intended for general application by teachers, counselors and other group leaders, as well as actors in the theatre.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Identify a variety of improvisational techniques.
- Use of improvisational techniques as they relate to spontaneity in action.
- Demonstrate leadership abilities during group improvisation.
- Develop self-confidence in performance through games, exercises, role play and situational improvisation.
- Exhibit spontaneity and relate how this process can be used as a communication tool for life.
- Improvisational techniques
- Concentration endowment
- Listening skills
Current textbooks, scene books.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 05/05/2011
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