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PAMT 411 Acting for Television and Film I

This course is open to Musical Theatre majors only with junior standing and above.

Course Description:The course will introduce students to the fundamental skills necessary to work with commercial copy, sides and cue cards in front of a camera as when in a commercial shoot. The course aims to help students come from themselves as actors and make memorable choices during this process. Students will learn commercial copy and cold reading techniques including how to do copy within given time frames. All crucial work will be examined and reviewed on camera.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3 credits

PAMT 412 Acting for Television and Film II

Course Description: The course will introduce students to the fundamental skills necessary to act in front of the camera. The course aims to help students re-channel the physical energy required for stage to more intimate behavior-driven acting needed for on-camera work. The class will be taught in a hands-on lab style approach. Physical movement, blocking, as well as "cold reading" of the script and work situation similar to actual "episodic" programming experiences will also be covered. Also included are space and fourth wall exercises, personalization and substitution works. Actors will perform in a multiple camera studio. Performances will be played-back and critiqued at every session.

Course Campus:NY:Spring.

3 credits

PAMT 411 Acting for Television and Film I

This course is open to Musical Theatre majors only with junior standing and above.

Course Description:The course will introduce students to the fundamental skills necessary to work with commercial copy, sides and cue cards in front of a camera as when in a commercial shoot. The course aims to help students come from themselves as actors and make memorable choices during this process. Students will learn commercial copy and cold reading techniques including how to do copy within given time frames. All crucial work will be examined and reviewed on camera.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

2 credits

PAMT 412 Acting for Television and Film II

Course Description: The course will introduce students to the fundamental skills necessary to act in front of the camera. The course aims to help students re-channel the physical energy required for stage to more intimate behavior-driven acting needed for on-camera work. The class will be taught in a hands-on lab style approach. Physical movement, blocking, as well as "cold reading" of the script and work situation similar to actual "episodic" programming experiences will also be covered. Also included are space and fourth wall exercises, personalization and substitution works. Actors will perform in a multiple camera studio. Performances will be played-back and critiqued at every session.

Course Campus:NY:Spring.

2 credits

PAMT 421 Musical Theatre Audition Technique

Course Description:This is a performance-based class with an emphasis on preparation for professional auditions. In this class, students will be assigned music that is specific to their needs and will be chosen based on the student’s range, voice and type. Students will leave this class with all the necessary skills needed to audition.
Course Rotation:Fall;NY

2 credits

PAMT 422 The Industry for BFA Musical Theatre

Course Description:An introduction for senior musical theater students to the business elements of the entertainment industry.
Course Rotation:NY;Fall

2 credits

PAMT 431 Individualized Voice Lessons VII

This course is open to Musical Theatre majors only.

Course Description: Voice lessons geared to the healthy and free vocal production of the musical theatre singer.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

1 credits

PAMT 432 Individualized Voice Lessons VIII

Course Description: Voice lessons geared to the healthy and free vocal production of the musical theatre singer

Course Campus:NY:Spring.

1 credits

PAMT 499 Senior Showcase for Musical Theatre

Course Description:This class will prepare students for their senior showcase, a valuable opportunity to show your acting skills to those working professionally in the NY Entertainment Industry (i.e. Agents, casting, directors, directors, etc.). Students will meet musical theatre industry professionals and interact with them. Students will continue to refine their audition skills and solidify their audition repertoire.
Course Rotation:NYC: Spring

2 credits