New Works Ensemble (DRA4279.01)

Dina Janis

In this highly rigorous performance production class- students will work on new material by contemporary playwrights working in the theatre today with a special focus this term on Bennington playwrights current and past. During the term, some of these writers may visit as guest artists, working with the students directly on material they have been exploring as an ensemble   Extensive reading and discussion of all plays being worked on during the term will be expected. Actors will also be required to commit to at least 6 hours of outside of class rehearsal time per week, in addition to extensive research and preparation for these rehearsals. Performance of the work-in-process can be expected in the form of scheduled evening presentations TBA and/or Drama Forum showings.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor/ based upon prior 2000 and 4000 level acting technique classes.
Credits: 4
T 10:10am - 12:00pm; F 10:10am - 12:00pm
Maximum Enrollment: 12
Course Frequency:
This course is categorized as 4000, Dina Janis, All courses, Drama, Four Credit, and tagged , , , , , , , .