THE 228 - Acting: Solo Perfomance

The aim of this course is to develop students’ understanding of the history and practice of North American solo performance in the 20th and 21st centuries. Students will booth encounter various artists’ performance work via readings and archival video, and make their own performances throughout the course of the semester. The course will expand students’ knowledge of historical solo performances and both character driven and autobiographical performance. The course will also introduce students to the history of performance. The course will also introduce students to the history of performance art and ask them to contemplate its role in the history of solo performance.
Prerequisite: THE 210 or Audition

Course Credit: 3