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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts | Evaluated Learning Experience

Audition Technique for Film and TV (THE263)

48 hours (16 weeks).
The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, 39 West 19th Street, New York, NY.
September 2004 - June 2010.
Learner Outcomes: 
Audition successfully using audition skills, such as cold reading, to seek work in all media of film and television, including commercials; apply techniques for creating "place" and "relationship;" behave instead of act; conduct oneself in a live audition and a taped audition; break out of one's comfort zones while making choices; take live interviews with industry professionals.
The audition experience; working from sides; making the space one's own; auditioning for a living; the callback; the taped callback; booking the job; performing 30-second commercials and other acting work under simulated professional conditions with feedback from guest directors; professional demeanor; how a casting office functions; role of the manager.
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 (7/04) (7/07 revalidation) (6/08 revalidation).