Intermediate Studies in Acting

A continuation of THR 201: Guide students in ways to develop a role and to explore important texts and characters in an imaginative and honest manner.

Sample reading list:
Uta Hagen, Respect for Acting
Anton Chekov trans. Paul Schmidt, The Plays of Anton Chekhov
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Careful preparation of scenes and exercises. Average 8-10 hours per week. Scenes from Plays by: Lynn Nottage, Amy Herzog, Ibsen, Shaw, Arthur Miller, Tony Kushner, Kenneth Lonergan

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
THR 201 and permission of the instructor. Please contact Mark Nelson ( for enrollment permission.




Tuesdays, 1:30 - 4:20 pm
Thursdays, 1:30 - 3:20 pm


Mark Nelson