East 15 Acting School
East15 (Loughton) Campus
Undergraduate: Level 4
Thursday 08 October 2020
Friday 02 July 2021
03 January 2020
Requisites for this module
BA W411 Acting,
BA W83A Acting (International),
BA W441 Acting and Contemporary Theatre
Students will begin to understand the separation of the 'developed' or 'habitual' voice from the 'potential' voice. This leads into work on articulation and an examination of the vocal equipment. Phonetics is introduced in the context of a practical environment alongside Received Pronunciation (RP) as both 'neutral' and character-based accent and as the beginnings of dialect exploration.
In the second term students will continue to explore dialects and voices. You will develop articulation alongside phonetics and extend the building blocks of Received Pronunciation, using set phrases and sentences as both mnemonics and assessment tools. In Term Three students will move into conversational Received pronunciation practice with the aim of progressing to within a practical RP comfort zone in preparation for the demands of second year.
The module aims to:
1. develop students experience of their own voice beyond the imposed limits of linguistic expression
2. connect imagination, emotion, sound and breath
3. explore the inter-relationships of sound and feeling
4. explore the actor’s connection to the audience through voice and language
5. develop RP to a more fluent level with a character speech of Shakespeare
6. connect text work with practical voice in order to develop flexibility and manipulation of voice for deliberate emotional effect.
By the end of the module you will be able to demonstrate consistent use of:
Physical awareness and breath
Breathing and voice
Resonance and range
Openness to process
No additional information available.
Students work with voice tutors in group practical classes
Learning also takes place in lectures and tutorials, workshops, presentations and performances.
Formative verbal feedback from tutors in classes.
Written reports with tutor comments and an indicative grade at the end of Terms One and Two.
This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||Voice - Continuous Assessment
||Articulation - Continuous Assessment
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Ms Christina Gutekunst, email: email@example.com.
Christina Gutekunst and staff
East 15 Acting School
Loughton, IG10 3RY
Ms Joyce Henderson
Freelance Theatre Maker
Mr Anthony Richard Clark
Prof Robert Gordon
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.
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