Spring 2016

The Instrument:  Body of Work

Listed in: Theater and Dance, as THDA-230

Formerly listed as: THDA-37


Peter B. Schmitz (Section 01)


“All theatre is about paying attention.”  Andrei Serban

This studio course will offer techniques that foster expansive physical and emotional concentration as well as the development of character through improvisation scores and within scene work.  As performers of theater, students will explore issues of voice, body and imagination by refining inherent resources with specificity of action and articulate expression.

Two two-hour sessions per week.  Previous theater and / or dance experience recommended.  Readings in acting theory accompany the discipline of weekly physical explorations.

Requisite: THDA 113. Spring semester. Visiting Resident Artist Schmitz.


Artistic Practice, Attention to Writing


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Spring 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2013, Spring 2016