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This course, recommended for both Traditional and Computer Animation students, focuses on acting techniques for animators exploring the similarities and differences of stage and screen acting. Students will learn acting techniques through physical and emotional acting exercises in addition to viewing scenes from a variety of live action and animated films. Focus of this class is exploring the emotional feelings of characters which lead to their physical movement. Animation assignments include creating a performance with a CG rig (for Computer Animation Students) and hand-drawn character animation (for Traditional Animation Students).