Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2013

     

FILM 308 001 (CRN: 18061)

IMPROV FOR STAGE AND SCREEN

Long Title: IMPROVISATION FOR STAGE AND SCREEN
Department: Visual and Dramatic Arts
Instructor: Ray, Shyla C.
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM MW HAM AUD (26-AUG-2013 - 6-DEC-2013) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
 
Section Max Enrollment: 18
Section Enrolled: 3
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 18
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 19
Enrollment data as of: 15-NOV-2019 7:49AM
 
Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-Dept Room
 
Description: This is a course in the practical training of comedic, long-form, improvisation. Students will learn how to craft scenes spontaneously using tools like character dynamic, status, comedic pattern, beat structuring, and agreement. Classic forms of scenic impov will be taught and the course will also examine the role of improvisation in comedy films, video, and the creation of sketch comedy. Students will get to practice their skills by crafting videos in the class' culmination run of improv shows.