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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts | Evaluated Learning Experience

Voice I (SPE110)

Formerly: 
SPE101 until August 2004)
Location: 
The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, 39 West 19th Street, New York, NY.
Length: 
 Version 1 : 45 hours (6 weeks). Version 2: 27 hours (4 weeks). Version 3 or 4: 25 hours (4 weeks).
Dates: 

Version 1: June 2002 - August 2004. Version 2: September 2004 - May 2005. Version 3: June 2005 - May 2009. Version 4: June 2009 - December 2013.

Learner Outcomes: 
Version 1, 2, or 3: Work toward fully supported forward placed sound that is responsive and flexible; gain awareness of clear speech and articulation.
Instruction: 
Version 1, 2, or 3: Students engage in exercises in breathing and posture, breath and emotional connection, connection of breath to sound, articulation, resonance, applying good voice and articulation to demands of the text. Version 4: Students engage in exercises in breathing and posture, breath and emotional connection, connection of breath to sound, articulation, resonance, applying good voice and articulation to demands of the text and develop a pre-performance warm-up.
Credit recommendation: 
Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Theatre, Drama, Communications, or Radio and Television (12/02). Version 2, 3, or 4: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Theatre, Drama, Communications, or Radio and Television (7/04 revalidation) (6/09 revalidation).

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