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The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts | Evaluated Learning Experience

Acting as a Personal Business (THE228)

Location: 
The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, 39 West 19th Street, New York, NY.
Length: 
Version 1: 18 hours (3 weeks). Version 2: 24 hours (3 weeks).
Dates: 
Version 1: September 1993 - December 1997. Version 2: January 1998 - August 2004.
Learner Outcomes: 
Version 1 or 2:  Research work prospects; prepare picture and resume, write a cover letter, utilize the Ross reports, and develop a knowledge of theatre contracts and the roles of industry professionals, such as agents, managers, and casting directors.
Instruction: 
Version 1 or 2: This course informs the actor how to pursue a professional acting career from a business perspective.
Credit recommendation: 
Version 1 or 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Theatre, Drama, Communications or Radio and Television (11/97) (12/02 revalidation).

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