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The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts | Evaluated Learning Experience

Actor's Lab I (THE144)

Location: 
The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, 39 West 19th Street, New York, NY.
Length: 
48 hours (16 weeks).
Dates: 
January 2007 - July 2007.
Learner Outcomes: 
Apply principles of the Stanislavski system, including application of given circumstances, the moment before, intentions, relationships, obstacles, actions, and object work.
Instruction: 
This experience gives students the opportunity to explore and learn how to apply the actor's craft to text. Scenes are assigned from plays. The teacher creates exercises to explore the circumstances of the scene, language, and physicality. The following elements of the craft are applied: moment to moment work, preceding circumstances and the preceding moment, relationship, environment, sensory work, obstacles, intentions, and actions.
Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Theatre, Drama, Communications, or Radio and Television (7/07).

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