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New York Film Academy | Evaluated Learning Experience

ACT272 Improvisation 2

Formerly ACT250 Improvisation II
Location: 
New York Film Academy, 17 Battery Place, New York, NY.
Length: 
48 hours (16 weeks).
Dates: 

September 2007 - December 2019.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: create a long-form improvisation with a complete story arc and complex, interesting characters and relationships; begin to transition improvisation skills to an on-screen performance.

Instruction: 
Building on the skills of earlier instruction, students move on to more advanced exercises and long-form improvisation styles. Students learn to connect scenes together to build a complete story arc, as well as to create complex, interesting characters and relationships. Students also begin to explore the transition of live format improvisation to that on the screen.
Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Theatre, Drama, Communications, or Radio and Television (6/07) (8/08) (8/14 revalidation).

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