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PAPE - PA Performance Ensemble

PAPE 110 Acting I

Prerequisite: Permission from instructor to register, and the student must be pursuing a B.A. degree in Theater Arts.

Course Description: The course will introduce students to the fundamental skills and theories of acting. The introduction to the art of acting will keep the focus on work on the self based on exploratory exercises: observations, demonstrations, and assignments, as well as working on the part, which moves the student from the preparation of their instrument to the preparation of the role. The major emphasis is on actor development and growth through character portrayal, monologues, scene performances, and written work.

3 credits

PAPE 111 Acting II

Prerequisite: Student must be a Theater Arts major pursuing a BA degree. Permission of instructor is required to register.

Course Description: The course will introduce students to the fundamental skills and theories of acting. The introduction to the art of acting will keep the focus on work on the self-based on exploratory exercises: observations, demonstrations, and assignments, as well as working on the part, which moves the student from the preparation of their instrument to the preparation of the role. The major emphasis is on actor development and growth through character portrayal, monologues, and scene performances, and written work.

Coure Rotation: NY: Spring.

3 credits

PAPE 120 Movement I

Prerequisite: Permission from instructor to register, and the student must be pursuing a B.A. degree in Theater Arts.

Course Description: Movement I consists of a fusion of physical training techniques; a combination between performance philosophy, an exploration of dance and movement concepts emphasizing the fundamentals and mechanics of the body as an expressive tool with special focus on contemporary avant-garde forms of expression. It combines dance, theatre, improvisation and performance art to create a unique performing art form.

3 credits

PAPE 121 Movement II

Prerequisite: Student must be a Theater Arts major pursuing a BA degree. Permission of instructor is required to register.

Course Description: Movement II consists of a fusion of physical training techniques; a combination between performance philosophy, and exploration of dance and movement concepts emphasizing the fundamentals and mechanics of the body as an expressive tool with special focus on contemporary avant-garde forms of expression. It combines dance, theatre, improvisation and performance art to create a unique performing art form.

Coure Rotation: NY: Spring.

3 credits

PAPE 150 Performance Ensemble I

Prerequisite: Permission from instructor to register, and the student must be pursuing a B.A. degree in Theater Arts.

Course Description: The course offers acting and directing students with a comprehensive introduction to the performance aspects and technical demands within the setup of an Ensemble / Theatre company. Concentrating on active learning, the section is dedicated to developing a devised project ? collaborative creation of a piece.

2 credits

PAPE 151 Performance Ensemble II

Prerequisite: Student must be a Theater Arts major pursuing a BA degree. Permission of instructor is required to register.

Course Description: The course offers acting and directing students with a comprehensive introduction to the performance aspects and technical demands within the setup of an Ensemble/ Theatre company. Concentrating on active learning, the section is dedicated to developing a devised project ? collaborative creation of a peace.

Coure Rotation: NY: Spring.

2 credits