Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    May 30, 2024  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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THET 205 - Movement for the Performer

(R only)

The introduction of self-use techniques as applied to the development of a theatrical character. These techniques include discussion and application of relaxation, Alexander, LeCoq, and Laban theory. Improvisation technique is also explored and practiced. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly TH 121.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Articulate a basic understanding of core support, body mechanics, efficient energy use, relaxation, and breathing techniques and to apply these principles in warm-up and performance.
  • Apply a combination of imagery and physical exercises to develop greater kinesthetic awareness.
  • Demonstrate an increased plasticity in motion.
  • Create solo and group improvisations using personal interpretation and theatre games for role preparation.
  • Connect physical action to psychological action.
  • Articulate character through movement.

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