An introduction to the craft of acting through scene study monologues and, finally, a longer scene drawn from a play, to develop a method of working on a script. Emphasis will be placed on honesty, spontaneity, and establishing a personal connection with the scene’s substance.

Reading/Writing assignments:
Careful preparation of exercises and/or text study of scenes for work in class. Preparation time averages 8 to 10 hours weekly.

Departmental permission required. Please complete this brief application form.

  • THR 201 is designed as an introduction to acting, and no previous experience is necessary; the course is at its best when there is a wide variety of experience and skill levels working together. Please tell us a little about yourself and why it is you are interested in taking THR 201 next semester:
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Faculty

Sections

C01 - Suzanne Agins

Mondays 1:30 - 4:20 pm
and Wednesdays 1:30 - 3:20 pm

C02 - Elena Araoz

Tuesdays 2:30 - 4:20 pm
and Thursdays 1:30 - 4:20 pm

Instructor(s)

Elena Araoz

Suzanne Agins