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Theatre and Speech

Courses

Spring 2015
Schedule of Classes

TBA Information to be updated

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

SPEECH FOR THE STAGE (3 credits)
(THTR 12700)
Tues, Thur   2:00-3:40
Compton Goethals 310
Professor Tuttle

INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE ARTS (3 credits)
(THTR 13100)
Mon, Wed   3:30-4:45            
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Professor Breaux

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

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

INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE ARTS (3 credits)
(THTR 13100)
Tues, Thur 3:30-4:45           
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Professor Potts

INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE ARTS (3 credits)
(THTR 13100)
Mon, Wed 2:00-3:15          
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Professor Takahashi

INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE ARTS (3 credits)
(THTR 13100)
Mon, Wed  5:00-6:15       
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Staff

BODY MOVEMENT (3 credits)*
(THTR 13200)
Mon, Wed   12:00-1:40               
Wingate 104
Professor Bell

BODY MOVEMENT (3 credits)*
(THTR 13200)
Tues, Thurs  4:00-5:40               
Aaron Davis Hall – Theatre C
Professor Takahashi

BASIC PRODUCTION AND DESIGN (3 credits)
(THTR 13400)
Mon, Wed   2-3:40            
Compton Goethals 318
Professor Nachtigall

BEGINNING ACTING - formerly ACTING 1 (3 credits)
(THTR 13600)
Tues, Thur 4:00-5:40               
Compton Goethals 310
Professor Barron

BEGINNING ACTING - formerly ACTING 1 (3 credits)
(THTR 13600)
Mon, Wed 2:00-3:40            
Compton Goethals 310
Professor Holmes

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

BEGINNING ACTING - formerly ACTING 1 (3 credits)
(THTR 13600)
Mon, Wed 10:00-11:40        
Compton Goethals 310
Professor Nesmith

BEGINNING ACTING - formerly ACTING 1 (3 credits)
(THTR 13600)
Mon, Wed 12:00-1:40            
Compton Goethals 310
Staff

BEGINNING ACTING - formerly ACTING 1 (3 credits)
(THTR 13600)
Tues, Thurs  2:00-3:40          
Aaron Davis Hall Theatre C
Staff

BEGINNING ACTING - formerly ACTING 1 (3 credits)
(THTR 13600)
Tues, Thur 10:00-11:40         
Compton Goethals 310
Staff

THEATRE HISTORY 1 (3 credits)
(THTR 21100)
Mon, Wed 9:30-10:45       
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Professor Powers

THEATRE HISTORY 2 (3 credits)
(THTR 21200)
Mon, Wed 11:00-12:15             
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Professor Vella

THEATRE HISTORY 3 (3 credits)
(THTR 21300)
Tues, Thur 5:00-6:15          
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Professor Breaux

MUSICAL THEATRE HISTORY (3 credits)
(THTR 21500)
Tues, Thur 2:00-3:15
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Professor Potts

ACTING REALISM - formerly Acting 2 (3 credits)*
(THTR 23600)
Tues, Thur 2:00-3:40               
Compton Goethals 318
Professor Barron
(Prereq: THTR 13600 or Permission of Department)

ACTING REALISM - formerly Acting 2 (3 credits)*
(THTR 23600)
Mon, Wed 12:00-1:40               
Compton Goethals 318
Professor Nesmith
(Prereq: THTR 13600 or Permission of Department)

ACTING THE CLASSICS - formerly Acting 3 (3 credits)
(THTR 23601)
Tues, Thur 4:00-5:40
Compton Goethals 318
Professor Willinger
(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)
Mon, Wed 2:00-3:40        
Aaron Davis Hall Theatre C
Professor Grant

ACTING FOR THE CAMERA (3 credits)
(THTR 23900)
Fri 9:00-12:20
Compton Goethals 310
Professor Hurd

JAZZ DANCE (3 credits)
(THTR 25100)
Mon, Wed 10:00-11:40
Wingate 104
Professor Garcia

TAI CHI (3 credits)
(THTR 25300)
Fri 10:00-1:20
Aaron Davis Hall Theatre C
Professor Kashiwagi

YOUTH THEATRE (3 credits)
(THTR 25500)
Fri 2:30-5:05
Aaron Davis Hall Theatre C
Professor Raimondo

LIGHTING DESIGN (3 credits)
(THTR 26000)
Fri  10:00-1:20
Compton Goethals 318
Professor Aldous

PROFESSIONAL ACTOR DEVELOPMENT (3 credits)
(THTR 31189)
Fri 5:10-7:00
Compton Goethals 318
Professor Kaiser

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 Grant
(By Instructor's Permission Only)

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              
TBA
Professor Potts

DIRECTING 2 (3 credits)
(THTR 33300)
Mon, Wed 4:00-5:40
Compton Goethals 310
Professor Holmes

DIRECTING 2 (3 credits)
(THTR 33300)
Mon, Wed 4:00-5:40
Compton Goethals 318
Professor Nesmith

DIRECTING 2 (3 credits)
(THTR 33300)
Mon, Wed 4:00-5:40
Aaron Davis Hall Theatre C
Staff

THEATRE WORKSHOP:
PHYSICAL COMEDY AND CLOWNING
(3 credits)
(THTR 43000)
Fri   2:30-5:00          
Compton Goethals 318
Professor Tuttle
(By Professor's Permission Only)

THEATRE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE (3 credits)
(THTR 45075)
Mon, Wed 12:30-1:45
Aaron Davis Hall 01
Professor Holmes

 






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
Staff

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             
TBA
Staff

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        
TBA
Staff

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         
AD-01
Professor Judell