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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts | Evaluated Learning Experience

Michael Chekhov Technique for Actors (THE403)

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

January 2007 - December 2013.

Learner Outcomes: 
Approach acting through the basic principles and exercises outlined in Chekhov's book, To the Actor, including psycho/physical exercises, character work and ensemble improvisation.
Instruction: 
Warm-ups specifically designed to develop the organic connection between the actor's inner life, creative imagination and expressive body; exploring archetypes, imaginary centers, imaginary body, character atmospheres, overall scenic atmospheres, qualities of movement, imaginary place and psychological gesture, along with on camera adjustments, and more.
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 (7/07) (6/08 revalidation).

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