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THEA 621 Dramatic Improvisation II


As a core element of the first year of training at LISPA, the work of this two-semester class prepares students for the challenging task of creating their own work. Specific Topics Addressed in the spring unit of Dramatic Improvisation: Human Nature - physical exploration of emotions, passions, behavior and the creation of characters and types; Object Theatre - an introduction to the dynamic performance possibilities of objects and puppets; Mask Performance - Half Masks as an introduction to the dramatic space and rhythms of Commedia, Expressive Masks as an introduction to psychophysical realism, and Larval Masks as an introduction to the Fantastical and the Grotesque; Collaborative Devising - Contemporary approaches to devising performance. Final performance projects around themes chosen by the students.

Repeatable: N
Formerly 31-6315LSP
Prerequisites THEA 620 Dramatic Improvisation I  
Theatre MFA only (G310)
Minimum Credits 3 Maximum Credits 3



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