Course Details

DRAM 119 Acting for Film and Television

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

Description: This course introduces students to the skills required for on-camera performing techniques as used in the motion picture and television industry. Students participate in the selection, rehearsal, and on-camera performance of material from television and motion picture scripts including drama, sitcoms, daytime dramas and commercials. Emphasis is placed on cold-reading taped audition skills, improvisational and interview techniques, and the fundamental acting techniques required for camera, scene, and monologue studies. This course is designed for theatre, television and film majors. This course is cross listed with Radio, Television and Film (RTVF) 119.