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The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts | Evaluated Learning Experience

Combat for the Camera (THE408)

Location: 
The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, 39 West 19th Street, New York, NY.
Length: 
24 hours (8 weeks).
Dates: 

January 2008 - December 2013.

Learner Outcomes: 
Use fight/combat techniques for film and television discuss the differences between stage combat and combat in front of the camera; create believability and illusion of a prop weapon in a fight scene; perform multi-fights scenes with awareness of surroundings; implement learned skills in the auditioning environment.
Instruction: 
Using the basic principles of unarmed combat and hand held pistols; implementing safety principles; applying acting skills to the story and any fight scene the actor is performing in; filming, viewing and critiquing improvisation and scenes with fights.
Credit recommendation: 
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 (6/08).

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