For actors, studying the classics doesn’t bring up images of stuffy language and boring lectures. It provides challenges on how to adapt a classic text for a globalized 21st century audience. Through exploration and investigation, students will re-imagine masterpieces in dramatic literature using improvisation, creative drama, and applied theatre.
- Foster reflective reasoning and critical thinking while sharpening analytical and communication skills.
- Analyze and solve complex problems while attaining the skills necessary to succeed in college.
- Inspire a passion for inquisitiveness and learning.
- Relaxation, focus, and trust within the classroom setting.
- Facilitate personal observation and awareness of one’s self.
- Analyze characters from dramatic literature from an actor’s perspective.
- Become open and comfortable with theatre practices.
- Develop ensemble and cooperative skills.