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Theater (THR) Course Descriptions

Department of English, College of Liberal and Fine Arts


THR 1013  Acting I [TCCN: DRAM 1351.]
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisite: Completion of the Core Curriculum requirement in Language, Philosophy, and Culture.
Fundamental techniques of acting, emphasizing the actor’s approach to characterization and relationship to all parts of the play’s production.

THR 1023  Acting II [TCCN: DRAM 1352.]
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisite: Completion of the Core Curriculum requirement in Language, Philosophy, and Culture.
Sustained character portrayal. Intensive work in stage movement and vocal techniques, including dialects.

THR 2113  Intermediate Acting I
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisite: Completion of THR 1013 and THR 1023, or placement by audition with instructor consent.
Concepts, skills, and techniques of acting styles, collaborative work in all aspects of play production, and development of understanding of the actor’s role through performance.

THR 2123  Intermediate Acting II
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisite: Completion of THR 2113, or placement by audition with instructor consent.
Continued development of concepts, skills, and techniques of acting styles required to understand the role of the performer in play production.