2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CDRAM 2070 Movement and Improvisation for the Actor

This course will introduce students to basic movement and improvisational technique essential to the actor's development. Material covered will include [1] the fundamentals of yoga, balance work, and weight exchange with an emphasis on contact improv and authentic movement skills, [2] basic mime technique and the rudiments of stage combat, and [3] basic character development through movement. Beginning actors will acquire tools which they can directly apply to their work in the Play Production class as well as any other acting experiences.