Directing Actors

Prerequisite: Technical Direction or permission. 42 classroom hours.

Fall 2014
  • FLM335A Tue 6:00-9:00 Rawson Sign Up

This course explores the communication between directors & actors and how a director’s vision translates into playable action on the screen. Class sessions will provide examples & practical experience in successful director/actor collaboration. Students will learn how to judge a good performance and will practice directing techniques that lead to better performances by actors. It is a laboratory class and students will direct each other. The format combines hands-on exercises, taping, screening and lecture. Grading is based on exercises, homework, taped scenes and participation. In addition to tuition, a $35 course fee is charged.