Introduction to Acting

Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Acting

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course introduces the basic elements of acting through text analysis, scene study, monologue work, character development, and physical and vocal expression. Students are encouraged to develop their sensorial awareness and self-confidence through the employment of various methods and movements that serve to reach dramatic quality. The course comprises lectures on the history of drama and it combines theoretical discussions with practical exercises, providing students with the tools to strengthen their ability to engage in inner reflection and public expression.

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Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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