Category Archives: Second Year Fall

Project / House Management

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Contact Improv

Instructor: Natalie Thomas Improvisational Movement is a movement training method that uses a combination of William Forsythe Dance Technologies and acting techniques. Students learn a series of systems, called “modalities of physical translation,” which offer ways to discover one’s own … Continue reading

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COW

Instructor: Tomi Tsunoda In this class, students work on an original piece 5-7 minutes in length that can involve any medium or combination of media appropriate to the idea (text, movement, sound, photography, etc.), and must work alone. The workshop … Continue reading

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Directing II

Instructor: Rachel Chavkin Directing II focuses on the relationship of DIRECTOR, PERFORMER, and DESIGNER with the hidden collaborator in the room, i.e. the WRITER. Emphasis throughout the year will be on how a director, performers and designers evolve an artistic … Continue reading

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Movement II

Instructor: Miller This class is built upon principles borrowed from Ballet, Modern, Yoga, Release Technique, Brain Gym, Chi Gong and Body Mind Centering. It explores sequential possibilities in the spine by demonstrating how spirals emanating from the core can relate … Continue reading

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Design II

Instructor: Jo Winiarski This class will build on Design 1. With script analysis as the foundation for the design process, class projects and discussions will translate ideas found in the text into visual ideas. In addition, verbal and graphic communication … Continue reading

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Playwriting I

Instructor: Jeni Mahoney, Dano Madden A one-semester course utilizing in-class exercises, writing assignments, and class discussion to introduce the student to the basic elements and practices of playwriting. Students will write 10-minute plays and will have the opportunity to address … Continue reading

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Voice and Speech II

Instructor: Francine Zerfas In this course, we will focus on the development of the overall vocal instrument by focusing on the development of the actor’s body to draw the actor into a deeper physical process of making sound and engaging … Continue reading

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Acting II

Instructor: Derek Lucci In the second year we will address the actor in total, not as an interpretive element of creation but as a creator, a collaborator, an artist.  We will confront the situation one finds oneself in when acting … Continue reading

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