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PAMT 111 Musical Theater Acting I

Course Description: The course will introduce students to the fundamental skills and theories of acting with an emphasis on the system developed by the Russian born actor/director Stanislavski. The introduction to the art of acting will keep the focus on work on the self based on exploratory exercises. Developing and cultivating the emotional life of actors in order to create a character that is truthful is the goal of acting I. The course will consist of exercises designed to relax and ready actors, enabling them to explore the full range of their emotions. Exercises will be designed to engage students in concepts as they relate to the text with the major emphasis on actor development and growth through monologues, scene performances, and written work.

Course Rotation: NY: Fall.


3 credits