THEA 7353X Diction and Dialect for the Actor III
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as THE 738.3.
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60 hours; 3 credits
Builds on basic diction skills acquired in the first year. Focus on the greater demands of speaking difficult heightened texts, whether classic or modern. Analysis of the structure and meaning of such texts. Emphasis on individual development of a greater command of expression. Development of ease, energy, and precision of articulation. Strong working knowledge of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and mastery of basic diction skills required.
Prerequisite: Theater 7351X [734.3X] and Theater 7352X [735.3X], or permission of the concentration head.