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THA 116 - Movement for Actors

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Practical study of movement fundamentals, body awareness, physical intention and nonverbal communication related to the beginning acting process. Principles of the use of time, weight, space and energy and their application are explored along with an introduction to somatics, Laban effort/shape theory and contact improvisation. This course is cross-listed and identical in both Dance and Theater.

Prerequisite(s): THA 132  or permission of department chair or coordinator of dance.

Crosslisted: Also offered as DAN 116 ; credit is not given for both THA 116 and DAN 116 .

Note: Typically offered at MC; spring term.