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The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts | Evaluated Learning Experience

Voice-Over Microphone Technique (SPE211)

Location: 
The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, 39 West 19th Street, New York, NY.
Length: 
 Version 1: 18 hours (3 weeks). Version 2: 18 hours (4 weeks). Version 3 or 4: 22.5 hours (4 weeks).
Dates: 

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

Learner Outcomes: 
Version 1, 2, or 3: Act and speak specifically in voice-over microphone work; prepare the moment before; apply subtext to meaning and inflection; identify key words; work with a partner. Version 4: Students learn to make specific acting and speaking choices in voice-over microphone field of the business.
Instruction: 
Version 1, 2, 3, or 4: Students engage in exercises in physical alignment, inner dialogue, breaking down texts, styles, tags, slating, accents and character, focus, breath awareness, and broadcast jargon.
Credit recommendation: 
Version 1, 2, 3, or 4: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Theatre, Drama, Communications, or Radio and Television (12/02) (7/04 revalidation) (6/09 revalidation).

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