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The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts | Evaluated Learning Experience

Voice and Speech IV: Voice Over and Vocal Workout (THE221)

Formerly: 
Voice and Speech IV
Location: 
The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, 39 West 19th Street, New York, NY.
Length: 
Version 1 or 2: 36 hours (12 weeks).
Dates: 
Version 1: September 1997 - August 2000. Version 2: September 2000 - August 2004.
Learner Outcomes: 
Version 1: Continuation of the objectives in the First Year Program; in addition, apply principles and techniques of voice production and articulation to Shakespearean monologues and sonnets. Version 2: Continuation of the objectives in the First Year Program; in addition, warm up the voice successfully for auditions, radio, TV, or film work; incorporate voice work into specific acting choices; perform creatively with a radio partner.
Instruction: 
Version 1: Building upon courses in the First Year Program, the student gains a deeper awareness of abdominal breathing and continues work on resonance and articulation with special application to Shakespearean texts. (Prerequisite: Voice and Speech III (THE111).) Version 2: Building upon courses in the First Year Program, the student exercises for physical and vocal flexibility and clarity as a warm-up. Students explore techniques for application of acting skills to auditions, voiceovers, commercial copy and radio scene work. (Prerequisite: Voice and Speech III (THE111).)
Credit recommendation: 
Version 1 or 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Theatre, Drama or Speech (11/97) (12/02 revalidation).

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