2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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DRMA 261 Acting for Stage and Digital Film II (5 credits)

Distribution Area Fulfilled Humanities with Performance; General Transfer Elective
Formerly THTR 261

Course Description
Acting for the stage and digital film with emphasis on character development.

Student Outcomes
Upon satisfactory completion of this course, students should be able to:
1.Develop and practice warm-up techniques.
2.Analyze dramatic structure and genre for stage and film.
3.Identify examples of theatrical conventions in theatre, film, television, and electronic media.
4.Demonstrate safe use of the voice and body.
5.Analyze characters from various genres and media, describing physical, intellectual, emotional, and social dimensions.
6.Create and sustain believable characters for stage and digital film.
7.Improvise and write dialogue that reveals character and motivation for stage and digital film.
8.Examine cultural, social, and political aspects of a script to depict appropriate technical elements.
9.Analyze historical and cultural influences on theatre and film.
10.Explain the influence of American society on live theatre and film.
11.Evaluate emotional responses to and personal preferences for dramatic performances, using appropriate theatre and film vocabulary, and apply concepts of evaluation.
12.Select career and vocational opportunities in theatre and film and explore the, training, skills, and artistic discipline needed to pursue them.

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