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Theatre Performance - Acting
Description of the Major
The Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting develops the highest possible level of performance as an actor. You develop advanced theatrical movement and vocal skills, including stage combat, voice, makeup, movement and period styles. You learn to perform through workshop and mainstage productions in a variety of formal and informal settings. You also develop a repertory and techniques for auditions.

Additional information is available from your major's website.
Before Graduating You Must
  • Satisfactory presentation and faculty evaluation of a jury and a senior project.
  • Satisfy the Florida statutory requirements for CLAST.
  • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.
Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)
  1. Develop the voice and body as disciplined expressive instruments.
  2. Analyze, create and project a variety of characters, drawn from different genres and periods, and ensemble.
  3. Apply makeup for a variety of characters using varied materials and techniques.
  4. Understand traditional and innovative techniques appropriate to varying production formats.
  5. Understand and experience the art, craft and process of performance and its relationship to the other elements of production.
  6. Project self into imaginary circumstances, evoked through improvisation and texts, alone and in ensemble.
  7. Demonstrate the collaboration necessary to realize the vision of playwright, director and designer in performance.
  8. Effective verbal and written communication of the creative process as performance: acting/dancing.

Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
THE 2020         X   X  
THE 3234         X X X X
THE 4110       X       X
THE 4111       X       X
TPA 2120C   X X   X      
TPP 2110 X         X    
TPP 2282 X              
TPP 3111 X         X    
TPP 3113 X             X
TPP 3283 X X           X
TPP 3650         X   X X
TPP 4114 X         X   X
TPP 4144 X X       X    
TPP 4221 X X   X   X    
TPP 4287 X X           X
TPP 4288 X X           X

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