Body Awareness and Exploration
Alignment; centering; breath; use of levels, shapes and designs; locomotor exploration; relationships (status, focus); emotional connection to movement; vocal connection to movement; physical conditioning; warm-up process.
Whole body actions; body shapes; body base; body parts; body flow; energy; time; space; weight; flow; levels; floor patterns; air patterns; extension; leading; following; mirroring; action and response; tableau; flocking; stage directions; yoga; Feldenkrais; Alexander Technique.
Character Development through Physicalization
Movement exploration of intent and objectives, relationships, status, improvisation and scene study work.
Attendance and punctuality is mandatory in this course. Therefore, the following penalties will apply: 2% of the final mark lost per class missed and .5% lost per late class.
Written Journal (10%)
Students are expected to keep a journal for this class. The journal should contain a daily account of class work, the lesson from each session, and reflections with regard to the same. Special consideration will be given to“creative” journal application and the ability to find the relationship between class work and its application to acting and real life situations/experiences.
Attitude / Participation / Progress (20%)
Students are expected to approach their work in a mature and professional manner. Promptness, out-of-class preparation, and consideration of others will be reflected in this mark.
Students are expected to participate fully in all aspects of class work.
Students will be assessed on an ongoing basis according to level of commitment and dedication to the process of class work and practical application of techniques and levels of awareness.
Presented Work (50%)
Students will be assessed their individual progress towards achieving course objectives and completing assignments with regard to presented work.
Written Exam (10%)
Upon completion of the course, the successful student should:
A list of recommended textbooks and materials is provided on the Instructor’s Course Outline, which is available to students at the beginning of each semester.
Example: appropriate studio attire (see handout provided), personal Yoga mat, knee pads and elbow pads.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU ACTR 1XX (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU CA 1XX (3), Theatre Studio||2004/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU CA 1XX (3), Theatre Studio||2017/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||DOUG THEA 1171 (3) & DOUG THEA 1271 (3) = SFU CA 1XX (3) & SFU CA 3XX (3), Theatre Studio||2017/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU THTR 1XXX (3)||2010/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU THTR 1XX (3)||2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU THTR 1XX (3)||2009/09/01 to 2019/04/30|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU DRAM 1XX (3)||2004/09/01 to 2009/08/31|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||DOUG THEA 1111 (3) & DOUG THEA 1171 (3) = TWU THTR 175 (3)||2019/05/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC UNSP 1XX (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV THEA 1XX (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC THEA 1XX (1.5)||2004/09/01 to -|