University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Theatre

Courses Taught by Peter Jack Tkatch

THE 010 - Acting I: Introduction to Acting
Exercises to increase self-awareness and heighten perceptions of human behavior. Basics of script analysis and development of vocal and physical skills through practice and performance. Credits: 3.

THE 110 - Acting II: Contemporary Scene Study
Continuation of Acting I. Development of acting techniques through intensive scene work: refining script analysis and performance skills using contemporary scenes. Prerequisites: THE 010 and permission Credits: 3.

THE 111 - Acting III: Voice & Speech
Study of the basics of voice production and Standard American Speech; exercises and practice focusing on freeing the voice and developing good vocal habits. Spring. Prerequisites: THE 010 and permission. Credits: 3.

THE 190 - Theatre Practicum
Students actively involved in current department productions may earn credit for work on stage or backstage. Project proposals must be approved by department faculty and be of significant scope to qualify for credit. Prerequisite: Permission. Repeatable up to 3 hours. Credits: .5-3.

THE 197 - Readings & Research Fall. Prerequisite: Permission. Credits: .5-9.
THE 198 - Readings & Research Spring. Prerequisite: Permission. Credits: .5-9.

THE 200 - Professional Preparation
Topics include preparing for auditions, portfolio reviews, interviews, and research papers for entrance into graduate schools or professional theatre venues. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing and by permission only. Credits: 1-3.

THE 210 - Acting V: Shakespeare Scene Study
Refining and developing script analysis and performance skills using Shakespeare, ancient Greek, Moliere, or other stylized texts. Prerequisite: 010, 110 & 111 or permission. Fall. Credits: 3.

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