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  • Academic Learning Compact - Theatre Performance, Acting

    The Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting develops the highest possible level of performance as an actor. You develop advanced theatrical movement and vocal skills, including stage combat, voice, makeup, movement and period styles. You learn to perform through workshop and mainstage productions in formal and informal settings. You also develop a repertory and techniques for auditions.

    Additional information is available from your major's website.

    Before Graduating You Must

    • Satisfactory presentation and faculty evaluation of a jury and a senior project.
    • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.

    Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)

    1. Students identify and describe primary examples of theatre history, literature, dramatic structure and theory.
    2. Students explain specific acting techniques.
    3. Students analyze and apply effective acting technique strategies.
    4. Students create strategic audition material packages for professional auditions.
    5. Students construct a personal process for character creation and actualization.
    6. Students explain complex facets of theatre performance and production.

    Table Key: I = Introduced; R = Reinforced; A = Assessed

    Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
    SLO 1 SLO 2 SLO 3 SLO 4 SLO 5 SLO 6
    THE 2000 I         I
    THE 4110 and THE 4111 A         A
    THE 4959     A   A  
    TPP 2110 and TPP 3103   I I I I  
    TPP 2282 and TPP 3283         I  
    TPP 3113 and TPP 4114   R R R R  
    TPP 3650 R         R
    TPP 4110   R R   R  
    TPP 4140 and TPP 4144   R R   R  
    TPP 4287 and TPP 4288         I  
    BFA Auditions/Juries   A   A    

    Assessment Types:
    Exams, papers/projects, presentations.

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