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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

CAP21 (Collaborative Arts Project 21) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Acting IV

Location: 
CAP21, 18 W. 18th Street, New York, NY.
Length: 

Version 1: 48 hours (12 weeks). Version 2: 72 hours (12 weeks).

Dates: 

Version 1: August 2009 - June 2015. Version 2: July 2015 - June 2017.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discover the style in a play and apply the appropriate acting techniques to scene work and the rehearsal and performance of a scene. Version 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: differentiate the style of a play; apply acquired acting techniques; demonstrate mastery of skills and techniques learned in the Character/Comedy/Objective workshop, voice, and speech classes; utilize dialogue techniques; and incorporate all acquired acting skills and techniques in rehearsal and in the performance of a scene.

Instruction: 

Version 1: This course enables actors to discover and employ the specific style of a play to a scene. The focus is on historical research, the utilization of elevated text/language, and the application of dialect work. Version 2: The purpose of this course is to build on the skills acquired in the Character Workshop and enable actors to discover and employ the specific style of a play to a scene. Classes focus on historical research, the utilization of elevated text/language and the application of dialect work. Instruction is divided into three workshops: Style and Language, Shakespeare, and The Brits. Material includes selections from the plays of William Shakespeare, Moliere, Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw, and Noel Coward.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Musical Theatre, Drama, and related disciplines (5/10). NOTE: This course and Musical Scene Study II form a 4-semester hour course in Musical Theatre, Drama, and related disciplines. Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Musical Theatre, Drama, and related disciplines (7/15 revalidation). NOTE: This course and Musical Scene Study II form a 4-semester course in Musical Theatre, Drama, and related disciplines.

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