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The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts | Evaluated Learning Experience

Voice II (SPE251)

Formerly: 
Voice and Speech II [SPE201]
Location: 
The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, 39 West 19th Street, New York, NY.
Length: 
Version 1: 30 hours (12 weeks). Version 2:  24 hours (8 weeks).
Dates: 
Version 1: September 1995 - August 2000. Version 2: September 2000 - December 2007.
Learner Outcomes: 
Version 1: Act with vocal flexibility and precision in diction, with skills in exploring the substance and fabric of texts. (Prerequisite: Voice and Speech I (SPE151).)  Version 2: Continuation of the objectives in Voice and Speech I; in addition, form a new relationship with language. (Prerequisites: Fluency in English and interview.)
Instruction: 
Version 1: This course concentrates on text work using variations of vocal warm-ups, exercises in lists, melody, and metre, and with application to a Shakespearean sonnet. Students' work is video-taped for progress and correction. Version 2: Exploration of resonance, placement, and structural vowels; development of a vocal warm-up and a creative vocal life.
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, or Speech (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, or Speech (12/02 revalidation).

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