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PAFT 312 Acting for Film and Television VI - Improv, Sketch and Standup

This course continues to develop the actor to meet the needs of the film and television comedy genre including improv, sketch, and stand-up material. The overall goal is to provide the actor with the training and basic performance skills to develop original solo and ensemble material. These skills include writing techniques, a basic understanding ofjoke structure, timing and rhythm, point of view, and character/persona development. Students will hone acting, writing and editing skills and experience mastering a comedic moment. Work will be taped for in-class critique.

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

PAFT 311 Minimum Grade of C