Jul 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

THEA 3030 - Voice & Diction II

This course furthers vocal production and speech work for the actor begun in Voice I and is designed for the serious actor on a professional track of study.  Students continue to practice exercises for centering the breath and body, locating and releasing vocal tension, exploring pitch, tone and range, working towards a free and well-placed voice.  Students review the International Phonetic Alphabet and practice the sounds of expressive American speech for the stage, progressing to dialects from around the world.  Students practice the points of good speech for classic plays as developed by Edith Skinner and instructor.  Application of skills continues with acting Shakespearean scenes, leading to work with Modern and Contemporary scripts.

Prerequisite: THEA 1030