Theater Arts

See HUMDEV E15 for special theater classes.

TH ART E01 Principles of Acting

Explore the possibilities of acting: plays, improvisation and reader’s theater. Learn many ways to express yourself.

9842    11a–1:50p    Tue    1227 #107    Barbara Gannen

Dust off your thespian robes, sharpen your acting skills in this actor’s workshop. Scenes from plays are polished and performed for the public.

9843    2p–4:50p    Tue    1227 #107    Barbara Gannen

Advanced acting for those with acting experience. Bring a picture and résumé to the first meeting. Cold reading and scene study. Two performances annually. Barbara Gannen, gannen_barbara@smc.edu

TH ART E02 Theater Arts Appreciation

Learn all aspects of the theater. See the production from the viewpoint of director, actor, critic, as well as viewer.

9844    1p-2:50p    Fri    1227 #107    Tony Abatemarco

Great plays and films will be used as a basis for this lecture/discussion class. This class is offered in memory of Dorothy Tunis.

TH ART E05 Reader’s Theater

Learn the techniques used to interpret plays and at the same time practice acting techniques used in reader’s theater.

9845    11a–12:50p    Fri    1227 #107    Tony Abatemarco

Come study and interpret short stories, poetry, and scenes from plays for presentation. Memorization is not necessary. Readings are performed within the group at each meeting. Class size is limited.

TH ART E30 Dramatic Interpretation for Older Adults through Movies

Explore the world of film and dramatic interpretation during various time periods.

9846    1:30p–3:45p    Wed    1227 #107    Sheila Laffey

Discover the complex, multifaceted art of cinema. Examine the collaborative nature of film and the artists who make movies.

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