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THEA 7331X Movement for the Actor I

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as THE 725.3.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

60 hours; 3 credits

Study of the Alexander Technique and its use as a tool for the actor. Application of experiential anatomy to support course material and provide an informed foundation for movement exercises. Sensory awareness, flexibility, and stretching will be developed to allow for greater strength, balance, and physical ease. Exploration of the dynamic variables of movement-time, space, weight, and energy-through improvisational exercises and choreographed phrases. Fall term.

Prerequisite: Matriculation for the M.F.A. in theater with a concentration in acting or audition.


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