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Fall 2021

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THE163 - Fundamentals of Directing

Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Introduces basic directing skills with emphasis on script interpretation, scoring, casting, blocking, working with actors /technical staff, rehearsal and performance.

Lecture: 3 hrs.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Upon the successful completion of this course, a student will be able to:
1. Analyze scripts to interpret a theme.
2. Describe the process of picking a play to direct.
3. Describe casting procedures.
4. Develop an audition process.
5. Practice effective blocking skills.
6. Score a script for beats and objectives.
7. Develop a rehearsal process.
8. Direct a ten-minute play.
9. Practice warm-up routines with actors.
10. Describe directing skills.

Effective Term: Fall 2019