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DRMA 252 Advanced Acting: Classical Scene Study • 5 Cr.


Examines scenes from Classical Greek and Roman theater. Students rehearse and perform selected scenes in class. Prerequisite: DRMA 251.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • This is the second qurater of the acting series for the advanced student actor.
  • Understand, interpret and analyze a script, scene and role in order to take that character from the printed page to the theatrical stage.
  • Work on the ability to intellectually confront a script with the tools of research, analysis and conceptual thinking.
  • Work on your knowledge of your character’s objective as the center of the acting process.
  • Work on the capacity to imagine within the given circumstances of the script as well as beyond them.
  • Work on the physicality needed to render and project a character physically varied from their own.
  • They will also work on the physicality needed to keep healthy in an atmosphere of intense physical, mental and emotional work.
  • Learn to honor both interpretation as well as creation.
  • Focus on the art and craft of solo performance.

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000