Course Details

DRAM 165 Introduction to Stage Movement

3 hours lecture, 3 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: This course serves as an introduction to basic techniques of movement for the stage. Stage movement focuses on the actor's body as an expressive instrument. Students acquire flexibility, strength, and physical repertoire of stage movement. The student is challenged to explore and utilize new areas of dramatic expression. Some examples of contemporary movement are Tai Chi, Suzuki, Alexander, and Feldenkrais. This course is intended for student pursuing a degree in Visual and Performing Arts with an emphasis in Drama.