Learn the “Actor’s
Process” for creating a performance that develops an honest
presentation of the emotional and psychological dynamics of a
Acquire good articulation, movement, proper breathing, and apply
this knowledge to correcting physical habits.
Learn about the history of the performing arts and its various
movements, theories and styles, including: Comedia Dell’Arte, Greek
tragedy, Restoration Comedy, and Shakespearean studies.
Develop the creative skills to write plays, and how to identify
the fundamental elements of drama — plot, theme, characterization,
Demonstrate a mastery of drama through the performing, writing,
director, producing an original works for the stage, film and/or
Learn how to write drama that reflects the moral and ethical
choices characters must make in the face of specific dramatic
situations and human experiences.
Learn how to critically analyze a dramatic work for its moral,
ethical, social, political and cultural themes.
Learn how to re-imagine a play and its dramatic elements for a
film adaption that demonstrates a strong understanding of visual
storytelling and filmic conventions.