THEA 7343X Voice Production for the Actor III: Heightened Text
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as THE 732.3.
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60 hours; 3 credits
Advanced vocal techniques for integrating voice and body to meet the demands of speaking Shakespeare's heightened language. Attention to the shapes, structures, or "givens" in the text; how to recognize or "read" them as clues that inspire specific acting choices, such as textures of sounds, rhythm, meter, thought structure, the language's physicality, imagery, antithesis, word play, irony, and puns. Fall term.
Prerequisite: Theater 7342X [728.3X] or permission of the head of the M.F.A. acting concentration.