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Fall 2021

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THE205 - Audition Techniques

Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Explores the audition process. Prepares students to choose appropriate material for the individual actor. Reviews and continues the exploration of a variety of acting styles (Stanislavski, Method, Meisner). Teaches resume writing techniques, how to select a photographer and appropriate pictures, and interviewing skills for working with producers and directors. Works on the audition process: breaking a monologue into objectives and beats and performing several monologues in an array of genres. Prerequisites: THE103, THE203, and instructor approval

Lecture: 1 hrs.

Lab: 2 hrs.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Upon the successful completion of this course, a student will be able to:
1. Prepare an introduction for an audition.
2. Choose appropriate monologues and songs creating a personal repertoire of material to use for auditions.
3. Write a professional actor's resume.
4. Write a complete character analysis on each character performed.
5. Execute a song as a monologue identifying objectives and beats.
6. Execute a prepared audition consisting of two contrasting monologues, or if a musical theatre student, two contrasting songs and one monologue.


Effective Term: Fall 2019