DRA 204: Improvisational Acting I

In this interactive acting course, students will be introduced to the art of developing and performing scenes without a previously written script. Through theatre games, improvised exercises and performances, students will learn and build upon the tenets and best practices of short and long-form theatrical improvisation. This class explores how to quiet the inner critic, access one's most imaginative impulses, and create inspired, collaborative performances. These skills apply to stage and film acting. The title of this course was previously Improvisational Acting.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

offered at nighttime   offered at nighttime

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

offered at nighttime   offered at nighttime

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/30/23

Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45

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