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THEA 4033R. Acting Studio: Fundamentals of Stage Movement. 3 Hours.

For all students interested in acting for the stage, and desiring to perform in Dixie State University productions. Introduces fundamentals of stage movement, including: theatrical acrobatics; neutral mask; relaxation, alignment, flexibility, and strength training; presence, focus, and partner and ensemble awareness; spatial-temporal awareness, rhythmicity and musicality of movement; object manipulation; and the foundations of physical characterization, extra-daily movement, and observation, mimesis and storytelling. Group work is required; working from myths and fairy tales, students will collaboratively develop theatrical etudes (movement sequences) with sound, movement, and minimal speech. Film screenings, readings, and written assignments will also be used. Prerequisite: THEA 2033. Course fee required. FA, SP.