PREREQUISITE: BFA, MDT or theatre education major status; or instructor's consent.
DESCRIPTION: Skills involved in producing an effective voice; International Phonetic Alphabet. Lab required.
Students will practice voice production techniques, including Fitzmaurice and Linklater methods, identifying a "personal voice", integrating voice work, acting technique, emotional dexterity, use of impulses , and self-discovery in performance
Students will identify and articulate key characteristics of the International Phonetic Alphabet and the Standard American Stage Dialect and integrate the Standard American Stage Dialect into acting performance.
Students will self-evaluate individual progress and performance, practice effective and supportive vocal coaching and peer evaluation, and apply professional work habits.