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The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts | Evaluated Learning Experience

Improvisation II (IMP251)

Formerly: 
Advanced Improvisation [IMP201]
Location: 
The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, 39 West 19th Street, New York, NY.
Length: 
Version 1: 36 hours (12 weeks). Version 2: 24 hours (8 weeks).
Dates: 
Version 1: January 1997 - August 2000. Version 2: September 2000 - December 2007.
Learner Outcomes: 
Version 1 or 2: Improvise with greater freedom and spontaneity, building on previous work in Improvisation (IMP 151) or (IMP101); sustain and improvise scene, character, or story and stay in the moment under the pressures of both performance and auditioning.
Instruction: 
Version 1 or 2: This course is a continuation of the exploration of improvisational technique covered in Improvisation  (IMP151) or (IMP101), focusing on listening, scene skills and relationships, story telling, building on the ideas of others through some on-camera work, auditioning and acting. (Prerequisite: Improvisation  (IMP151) or (IMP101).)
Credit recommendation: 
Version 1: 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 (11/97).  Version 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 (12/02 revalidation).

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