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THEATER COURSES FOR SUMMER 2018

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10 / Introduction to Theater
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Exploration of theater in production, with emphasis on collaborative role of theater artists and active role of audience. Understanding of and access to live theatrical event and enhanced appreciation of value of theater to society; development of critical skills through consideration of representative examples of theatrical production from Europe, America, Asia, and Africa. P/NP or Letter grading.


20 / Acting Fundamentals
Studio, four hours. Introduction to interpretation of drama through art of actor. Development of individual insights, skills, and disciplines in presentation of dramatic material to audiences. P/NP or letter grading.


21 / Acting for Camera
Lecture, three hours. Development and practice in acting techniques. Preparation and taping of scenes for analysis. May be repeated twice for credit. Letter grading.


28B / Acting, Voice, and Movement Workshop I
Studio, three to six hours. Study of beginning acting technique, scene study, and development of voice and movement skills. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.


34A / Dance for Musical Theater I
Studio, five hours. Development of dance and movement techniques for musical theater. Letter grading.


35A / Singing for Musical Theater I
Studio, four to five hours. Exploration of musical literacy and development of singing techniques for musical theater. Basic voice training to explore how voice works, learn to maintain appropriate and consistent voice, and learn to preserve voice health. How to build stamina and range. Letter grading.


50 / Theater Production
Laboratory, three to six hours. Laboratory experience in various aspects of theater production, including stage management or member of production crew. May be repeated for maximum of 8 units. Letter grading.


72 / Production Practice in Theater, Film, Video, and Digital Media
Studio, three hours. Exploration and laboratory experience in one or more of various aspects of production and postproduction practice for entertainment media, including theater, film, video, and digital media. May be taken for maximum of 8 units. Letter grading.


107 / Drama of Diversity
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Investigation of diversity in American society as manifested in dramatic works and theatrical presentations. P/NP or Letter grading.


110 / History of American Musical Theater
Lecture, three hours. Survey of history of American musical: its composers, writers, and performers from musical's emergence in immigrant cultures to Broadway and Off-Broadway. With its roots in British music halls and comic opera, Viennese operetta and African American jazz, American musical theater emerged as vivid and popular art form with its own culture and identity. P/NP or letter grading.


120A / Acting and Performance in Film
Lecture, six hours. Exploration of acting and performance in film. Through screenings of performance-driven films, class discussion, and acting exercises, examination of methods, styles, and performances of some of world's most highly regarded actors and their work. P/NP or letter grading.


120B / Acting and Performance in Film
Lecture, six hours. Exploration of acting and performance in film. Through screenings of performance-driven films, class discussion, and acting exercises, examination of methods, styles, and performances of some of world's most highly regarded actors and their work. P/NP or letter grading.


138 / Special Problems in Performance Techniques
Studio, four hours. Study of complex problems in voice, movement, and acting. May be repeated twice for credit. P/NP or letter grading.


150 / Theater Production and Performance
Laboratory, three to six hours. Laboratory experience in various aspects of theater production, including performance in project or production, stage management, member of crew, or assignment as designer or assistant on production. May be repeated for maximum of 8 units. Letter grading.


195 / Community or Corporate Internships in Theater, Film, and Television
Tutorial, eight, 16, or 24 hours. Limited to juniors/seniors. Internship at various theaters, studios, or entertainment organizations accentuating creative contributions, organization, and work of professionals in their various specialties. Students meet on regular basis with instructor and provide periodic reports of their experience. May be taken for maximum of 8 units. Individual contract with supervising faculty member required. Letter grading.


498 / Professional Internship in Theater, Film, and Television
Tutorial, to be arranged. Full- or part-time at studio or on professional project. Designed for advanced M.F.A. students. Internship at various film, television, or theater facilities accentuating creative contribution, organization, and work of professionals in their various specialties. Given only when projects can be scheduled. S/U or letter grading.


 

Financial Aid

Financial aid for Summer Sessions Institutes is available to qualified UCLA students. All other students should inquire about financial aid at their home institution. For details about the financial aid application process, please visit the Financial Aid section of summer.ucla.edu.