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PAFT 213 Commercial Acting I

This course teaches students to apply basic acting skills in simulated commercial audition exercises with a discussion of approach, technique, and preparation for the audition process for television commercials and industrials. Specific topics covered include: audition preparation, current commercial trends and styles, cue cards vs. hand-held scripts, single person copy, one-liners, doubles copy, improvisation, and personalized marketing strategy. Working in lecture/demonstration and labs, learning MOS, slice-of-life, and spokesperson formats to develop audition security and ease. The students will be offered a first-hand exposure to the professional process. Work will be taped for in-class critique.


3 credits


PAFT 112 Minimum Grade of C