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Theatre and Speech

Courses

Fall 2015
Schedule of Classes

TBA Information to be updated

* = class may be taken two times for credit
** = class may be taken eight times for credit 

SPEECH FOR THE STAGE (3 credits)*
(THTR 12700)
Mon, Wed   4-5:40
Compton Goethals 318
Professor Willinger

INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE ARTS (3 credits)
(THTR 13100)
Mon, Wed   9:30-10:45            
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Staff

INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE ARTS (3 credits)
(THTR 13100)
Mon, Wed  11-12:15            
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Professor Judell

INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE ARTS (3 credits)
(THTR 13100)
Mon, Wed  12:30-1:45          
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Professor Holmes

INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE ARTS (3 credits)
(THTR 13100)
Tues, Thur  9:30-10:45          
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Staff

INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE ARTS (3 credits)
(THTR 13100)
Tues, Thur  11-12:15        
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Professor Judell

INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE ARTS (3 credits)
(THTR 13100)
Tues, Thur  5-6:15       
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Professor Breaux

INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE ARTS (3 credits)
(THTR 13100)
Fri  1:30-4:50   
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Staff

BODY MOVEMENT (3 credits)*
(THTR 13200)
Mon, Wed   12:00-1:40               
Aaron Davis Hall Theatre C
Staff

BODY MOVEMENT (3 credits)*
(THTR 13200)
Tues, Thurs  10-11:40              
Aaron Davis Hall Theatre C
Professor Takahashi

THEATRE PRODUCTION AND DESIGN (3 credits)
(THTR 13400)
Mon, Wed   12-1:40          
Compton Goethals 318
Staff

BEGINNING ACTING - formerly ACTING 1 (3 credits)
(THTR 13600)
Mon, Wed  10-11:40             
Compton Goethals 310
Professor Nesmith

BEGINNING ACTING - formerly ACTING 1 (3 credits)
(THTR 13600)
Mon, Wed  12-1:40           
Compton Goethals 310
Professor Burks

BEGINNING ACTING - formerly ACTING 1 (3 credits)
(THTR 13600)
Mon, Wed  4-5:50             
Compton Goethals 310
Professor Burks

BEGINNING ACTING - formerly ACTING 1 (3 credits)
(THTR 13600)
Tues, Thur  10-11:40       
Compton Goethals 310
Staff

BEGINNING ACTING - formerly ACTING 1 (3 credits)
(THTR 13600)
Tues, Thur  4-5:40            
Compton Goethals 310
Professor Haase

BEGINNING ACTING - formerly ACTING 1 (3 credits)
(THTR 13600)
Fri  9-12:20          
Compton Goethals 310
Professor Hurd

BEGINNING ACTING - formerly ACTING 1 (3 credits)
(THTR 13600)
Fri  1:30-4:50         
Compton Goethals 310
Professor Hurd

THEATRE HISTORY 1 (3 credits)
(THTR 21100)
Mon, Wed  3:30-4:45      
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Staff

THEATRE HISTORY 1 (3 credits)
(THTR 21100)
Tues, Thur 2-3:15      
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Professor Potts

THEATRE HISTORY 2 (3 credits)
(THTR 21200)
Tues, Thur  3:30-4:45         
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Professor Breaux

THEATRE HISTORY 3 (3 credits)
(THTR 21300)
Mon, Wed  9:30-10:45          
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Professor Powers

NON-WESTERN DRAMA (3 credits)
(THTR 21600)
Mon, Wed  5-6:15
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Professor Holmes

QUEER THEATRE (3 credits)
(THTR 21700)
Tues, Thur 3:30-4:45
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Professor Judell

BLACK DRAMA USA Part 2 (3 credits)
(THTR 23200)
Mon, Wed 12:30-1:45
TBD
Professor Nesmith

DIRECTING 1 (3 credits)
(THTR 23300)
Mon, Wed  2-3:40
Aaron Davis Hall Theatre C
Staff

DIRECTING 1 (3 credits)
(THTR 23300)
Mon, Wed  2-3:40
Compton Goethals 318
Professor Holmes

DIRECTING 1 (3 credits)
(THTR 23300)
Mon, Wed  2-3:40
Compton Goethals 310
Professor Goldberg

ACTING REALISM - formerly Acting 2 (3 credits)*
(THTR 23600)
Mon, Wed  10-11:40              
Compton Goethals 318
Staff
(Prereq: THTR 13600 or Permission of Department)

ACTING REALISM - formerly Acting 2 (3 credits)*
(THTR 23600)
Tues, Thur  2-3:40               
Compton Goethals 318
Professor Haase
(Prereq: THTR 13600 or Permission of Department)

AUDITIONING & ACTING PROFESSIONALIZATION - formerly Acting 4 (3 credits)
(THTR 23602)
Tues, Thur 4:00-5:40
Compton Goethals 318
Staff
(Prereq: THTR 13600 or Permission of Department)

TECHNICAL THEATRE PRACTICUM (1 credit)**
(THTR 23701)
Time: TBA                 
[Mandatory Orientation Meeting to be held during the first week of the semester:
Call ext. 6599 or 917-846-9626]
Aaron Davis Hall Costume Shop
Professor Myers
(Permission of Instructor Required)

TECHNICAL THEATRE PRACTICUM (2 credits)**
(THTR 23702)
Time: TBA                 
[Mandatory Orientation Meeting to be held during the first week of the semester:
Call ext. 6599 or 917-846-9626]
Aaron Davis Hall Costume Shop
Professor Myers
(Permission of Instructor Required)

TECHNICAL THEATRE PRACTICUM (3 credits)**
(THTR 23703)
Time: TBA                 
[Mandatory Orientation Meeting to be held during the first week of the semester:
Call ext. 6599 or 917-846-9626]
Aaron Davis Hall Costume Shop
Professor Myers
(Permission of Instructor Required)

MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP (3 credits)*
(THTR 23800)
Tues, Thur  2-3:40     
Aaron Davis Hall Theatre C
Professor Stock

STAGE COMBAT (3 credits)*
(THTR 24000)
Tues, Thur  4-5:40
Wingate 104
Professor Kelly-Sordelet

BALLET (3 credits)
(THTR 25000)
Tues, Thur  2-3:40
Wingate 104
Professor Lord

MODERN DANCE (3 credits)
(THTR 25200)
Mon, Wed  10-11:40
Aaron Davis Hall Theatre C
Staff

TAI CHI (3 credits)
(THTR 25300)
Mon, Wed  12-1:40
Wingate 104
Staff

SET DESIGN (3 credits)
(THTR 26200)
Fri  10-12:50
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Professor Myers

PERFORMANCE PRACTICE (2 credits)**
(THTR 33000)
Acting or Backstage Crew in Play
Time: Weekday evenings and some Weekends - TBA          
Aaron Davis Hall Theatre B
Professor Willinger
(By Instructor's Permission Only)

PLAYWRITING (3 credits)*
(THTR 33100)
Tues, Thurs  10:00-11:40              
TBD
Professor Potts

THEATRE WORKSHOP:
IMPROVISATION
(3 credits)
(THTR 43000)
Fri   11-1:35         
Compton Goethals 318
Staff
(By Permission Only)

NEW PLAY COLLABORATIONS (3 credits)
(THTR 43200)
Fri  2:30-5:05
Compton Goethals 318
Professor Potts



 






Summer 2015
Schedule of Classes

TBA Information to be updated

* = class may be taken two additional times for credit
 
FOUNDATIONS OF SPEECH COMMUNICATION
(3 credits)
(SPCH 11100)
Basic skills in extemporaneous speaking, oral reading, small group communication, interview techniques and listening.
Mon-Thur  11:30-2:25
TBA
Professor MacPhee (Session 1: 601-6/25)
Staff (Session 2: 6/29-7/23)

BODY MOVEMENT (3 credits)*
(THTR 13200)
Techniques to free and relax the actor's body, connect mental imagery with physical expression, and combine movement with speech. Elementary modern dance. This course may be taken two times for credit.
Mon-Thur 2:30-5:25 (Session 1: 6/01-6/25)             
TBA
Professor Garcia

BEGINNING ACTING (3 credits)
(THTR 13600)
Principles and practice of acting. Introduction to relaxation, concentration, self awareness, inner objects, outer activities, objectives and obstacles, ensemble work, circle of belief, text analysis. Consideration of work ethic and professionalism. Basic scene and monologue exploration.
Mon-Thur 11:30-2:25 (Session 1: 6/01-6/25 & Session 2: 6/29-7/23)       
TBA
Staff (Session 1)
Professor Suarez (Session 2)

FROM BROOKLYN TO BROADWAY:
LIVE THEATRE IN NEW YORK CITY (3 credits)
(THTR 31100)
This course will explore the entirety of theatre in all of the boroughs: from BAM to Lincoln Center, from Broadway to the parking lots of off-off-Broadway and beyond. There will be tickets provided to productions, trips backstage, and interactions with playwrights, directors, producers, publicists, and the casts of the shows we will be viewing. By the end of the semester, students will have gained knowledge of the inner workings of the theatre, plus a comprehension of the imaginative thinking that went into the creation of these works.
Mon-Thur 11:30-2:25 (Session 2: 6/29-7/23)         
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Professor Judell

PLAYWRITING (3 credits)
(THTR 33100)
Development of skills in writing for the theatre; practice in developing dramatic situations, dialogue, building characters, etc.  This course may be taken two times for credit.
Mon-Thur  11:30-2:25 (Session 1: 6/01-6/25)
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Professor Potts