267 Advanced Acting For The Lyric Stage

This studio course focuses on advanced techniques of acting and singing for the musical stage with emphasis on opera. Students explore voice, movement, improvisation, and characterization at an advanced level. Participants receive coaching in musical and dramatic style through solo and small ensemble literature and prepare scenes for class performance. The course culminates with public performances of a fully staged and costumed lyric theater work. May be repeated once. Prerequisites: Two semesters of voice study and Theatre 131: Acting for the Lyric Stage. A production fee will be charged to all students participating in the production. Generally offered annually in fall semester.