Institution: University of Canberra
Course Title: Performance Skills 1
Course Description: Through both practical and theoretical study the student will develop fundamental performance skills in acting, voice and body at an introductory level. The students will be introduced to fundamental concepts of acting as theorised by Stanislavsky and other related practitioners through practical and written work, the study of monologues and duologues, plays and theoretical writings. The students will be introduced to acting vocal technique. The teachings of a variety of internationally recognised voice teachers will be explored in this course. The students will commence physical performance training to condition and strengthen the body, and will be introduced to the history of performer training and various key theatre practitioners. This subject will also focus on developing communication skills in academic and creative contexts.
Approved Equivalent: THR 210
Course URL: https://www.canberra.edu.au/unit/9711/6/2021