main navigation
my pace

200

PAPE 210 Acting III for B.A. Actor

Course Description:The course will focus on developing and cultivating a student’s ability to apply skills acquired in previous courses to contemporary scene work. Additionally students will continue to develop and strengthen their ability to analyze text and apply units.

Course Rotation:Fall.

Course Campus:New York City.

3 credits

PAPE 211 Acting IV for the BA Actor

Prerequisite: Listed prerequisite and open to Directing and Theater majors only.

Course Description:

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

PAPE 210 Minimum Grade of D

PAPE 221 Movement IV for the BA Actor

Course Description:

This course gives students the opportunity to apply the conceptual understanding and physical ability achieved in Movement III to their own construction of a "movement scene." Structured as a weekly workshop, students perform closely-guided improvisation exercises, working toward a visceral understanding of a monologue/scene. Course Rotation: NY: Spring.

1 credits

Prerequisites

PAPE 220 Minimum Grade of C

PAPE 230 Vocal Production 1 for BA Actor

Course Description:Vocal Production I is the first of four courses in vocal training it is a rigorous, sequence of study that uniquely coordinates the many elements and practices of vocal training. The goal is to offer the actor an instrument fully capable of responding.

Course Rotation:Fall.

Course Campus:New York City.

2 credits

PAPE 231 Vocal Production II for BA Actors

Prerequisite: Listed prerequisite and open to Directing and Theater Art majors only.

Course Description:

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring.

2 credits

Prerequisites

PAPE 230 Minimum Grade of D

PAPE 270 Script Analysis for BA Actor and Director

Course Description: Students will read, work with engage with a number of plays in order to establish an understanding of the specific analytical needs for actors, directors, and designers. Students will examine several approaches to script analysis.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall and Spring.

3 credits

PAPE 271 Directing 1 for BA Director

Directing I covers the fundamental principles of the director’s role in the life of a production, including understanding and creating stage composition, preparation of the script for production from analysis and concept through rehearsal techniques.
Course Rotation: Fall

2 credits

PAPE 272 Directing Lab 1 for BA Director

Prerequisites: This course is open to PAPE majors only.

Course Description: This course will be taught and will function in tandem with Directing I. It will consist of an in-depth reading/lecture/discussion/project in order to help students develop a working understanding of storytelling.

Course Rotation: NY: Fall.

1 credits

PAPE 273 Directing II for BA Director

Course Description: This course will be taught and function in tandem with Directing I. It will consist of an in-depth reading/lecture/discussion/project in order to help students develop a working understanding of storytelling with the support of the dramatic action, unit structure, composition, pasteurization, movement, and gesture.

2 credits

PAPE 274 Directing Lab 2 for BA Director

Course Description:This course will be taught and will function in tandem with Directing II, PAPE 273. It will consist of an in-depth reading/lecture/discussion/project in order to help students develop a working understanding of storytelling.

1 credits

PAPE 275 Advanced Play Structure and Style for the BA Actor

Course Description: This course provides a deep investigation of the structure of plays, scenes, and monologues from different periods and styles. Students compare structures and learn to recognize the various styles of playwriting by author and time period. This examination extends to style relative to cultures and content. Students learn to do a very close reading of a text that uncovers and identifies dramatic action, through line, character motivation, and thematic meanings; to examine the world of the play-the given Circumstances-including the relevant cultural, political, historical, religious, and ethnic contexts.

Course Rotation: Fall.

2 credits

PAPE 280 Theatre History 1 for BA Actor and Director

Course Description:This course provides a survey of dramatic literature, dramatic theory and theatre.
Course Rotation:Fall.

Course Campus:New York City.

3 credits

PAPE 281 Theatre History of Directing

Course Description:Study of the history of stage directing; concentration placed on art and craft of directing for stage with emphasis on techniques. This course explores the work of a range of nineteenth- and modernism, this course encompasses both history and directing theory.

Course Rotation: Fall.

Course Campus:New York City.

3 credits