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A&C5606 Physical Theater and Performance

Course Description

Development of physical theater skills and techniques associated with body-oriented artwork.  This class includes a comprehensive grounding in a dynamic and physical exploration of performance-based traditions, viewing the body itself as an expressive medium and critical site of performative research.  Through physical theater exercises and vocal training students will develop confidence in their essential performance skills.  Students will investigate the content and concepts of identity, consciousness and the social and political conditions of everyday life through the building of solo and ensemble work.  Performance Specialization Requirement.

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