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The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts | Evaluated Learning Experience

Commercial Course (COM201)

Formerly: 
Summer Commercial Course (COM201)
Location: 
The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, 39 West 19th Street, New York, NY.
Length: 
 Version 1: 27 hours (3 weeks). Version 2: 27 hours (4 weeks). Version 3: 22.5 hours (4 weeks).
Dates: 

Version 1: June 2002 - August 2004. Version 2: September 2004 - May 2005. Version 3: June 2005 - December 2013. 

Learner Outcomes: 
Version 1, 2, or 3: Handle basic demands of a variety of commercial auditions.
Instruction: 
Version 1, 2, or 3: Students engage in exercises in MOS (without sound) commercials, tasting, eating, one-line auditions, and spokesperson auditions, and gain familiarity with cue card usage. Professional behavior and decorum in auditioning is emphasized.
Credit recommendation: 
Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Theatre, Drama, Communications, or Radio and Television (12/02). Version 2 or 3: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1semester hour in Theatre, Drama, Communications, or Radio and Television (7/04 revalidation) (6/09 revalidation).

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