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Course Listings/Descriptions
Semester offering codes corrected and posted on June 7, 2004.
TPP-Theatre Performance and Performance Training

TPP 1282 Voice and Movement for the Stage . . . . . 3(F)
Beginning course in the exploration of the sources of voice and movement and the process of developing individual expression and strength. Required of all theatre majors and directed primarily toward preparation for stage work.

TPP 2100 Beginning Acting . . . . . 3(F)
Pre/Corequisite: TPP 1282.
Introduction to the process of acting. Work is directed toward bringing a character to life on the stage and communicating this life and relationships with others to an audience.

TPP 2190 Rehearsal and Performance . . . . . 1(F,S,SS)
Production involvement in any area of theatre performance. Permission is required.

TPP 2260 Acting for the Camera . . . . . 3(F)
Prerequisite: TPP 2100.
Adapting the craft of acting to the needs of the TV or film camera. Work in a studio on scenes, daytime serials, commercials. Permission is required. Material and supply fee will be assessed.

TPP 3121 Acting Improvisation . . . . . 3(S)
Pre/Corequisite: TPP 2100.
Study of improvisational technique through games and exercises.

TPP 3140 Acting: Realism . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: TPP 1282, TPP 3155.
Realistic acting techniques applied.

TPP 3155 Acting: Scene Study . . . . . 3(F)
Prerequisite: TPP 2100. Pre/Corequisite: TPP 3650.
Script analysis, exercises, and activities for acting study and practice culminating in performance of scenes from dramatic literature.

TPP 3221 Audition Techniques . . . . . 3(S)
Pre/Corequisite: TPP 3155 required, TPP 2260 recommended.
Techniques for audition in theatre, musical theatre, television, and film including resume preparation and an overview of opportunities in professional acting and graduate school.

TPP 3250 Musical Theatre Performance . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Practice of Musical Theatre repertoire including singing, dancing, acting, style, and interpretation for performance.

TPP 3257 Musical Theatre Voice . . . . . 1(F,S,SS)
Corequisite: THE 3243 or TPP 3250.
Vocal technique and repertoire knowledge necessary for performance in Musical Theatre including breath control, diction, tone production, and interpretation of songs for musical theatre production.

TPP 3310 Play Directing . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: TPP 3155.
Directing for stage. Lectures and discussions followed by practical application of procedures.

TPP 3640 Women Playwrights of Color . . . . . 3(SS)
A study of the dramatic works of women playwrights of ethnicity. Script analysis and examination of social and political contexts of the plays.

TPP 3650 Script Analysis . . . . . 3(F)
Pre/Corequisite: THE 2000.
Exploration of a variety of styles and historical periods of play scripts through reading and analysis of the text as the basis of performance and production.

TPP 4141 Acting: Styles I . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: TPP 1282, TPP 3155.
Developing the actor's timing, vocal, and physical skill to create characters in plays from Restoration, French farce, Theatre of the Absurd, etc.

TPP 4143 Acting: Styles II . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: TPP 1282, TPP 3155.
Emphasis on creating requiring skill with language.

TPP 4600 Play Writing . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
Technique of play construction; practice in writing plays. Opportunity for reading production of plays of merit.