THTR 333 - Acting: Shakespeare (1-2)

This intermediate acting course provides an experiential introduction to the plays of William Shakespeare.  Students will learn tools and techniques for interpreting and embodying Shakespeare's characters, and for bringing the language to life.  Students will develop their vocal instruments and prepare physically for the specific demands of acting Shakespearean verse and prose.  They will also learn the details of scansion and text analysis, and put their learning to active use through the performance of speeches and scenes. Prerequisites: THTR 110 or THTR 120 or by permission of instructor.