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Spring 2009-2010
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Intermediate Studies in Acting: Creating Character and Text

Tracy E. Bersley


Students will create a pantomimic performance based on KRAZY KAT, a 1921 musical composition by John Alden Carpenter inspired by one of the most popular comic strips of the day. The piece will be performed as part of a double bill in the Berlind Theatre on April 9-10, with music direction by Anthony Branker of the Princeton Jazz Program.

Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Students should read approximately 50 pages per week and complete assignments on time.

Class/Precept Participation - 35%
Other (See Instructor) - 65%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
AUDITION/APPLICATION REQUIRED Please see the Program website for specific application and audition information..

Other information:
Grading will be based on the quality of acting and movement and the contribution to the ensemble. This class is designed for acting and dance students who have an interest in generating an original piece based on a largely forgotten, jazz-influenced composition from the American Classical repertoire. Movers and Shakers of all kinds invited! Some spring break commitment involved.


Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
44734 C01 07:30:00 pm - 10:20:00 pm M   Berlind Theater   002   Enrolled:5 Limit:6
44734 C01 02:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm W   Berlind Theater   002   Enrolled:5 Limit:6