Acting for Singers
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Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Division: Mannes College The New School for Music
Department: Performance
Course Number: CAPR 4027
Course Format: Group Lessons
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
Topics:
  • Acting
  • Performance Movement
Description:
For the singer and nondancer. Covers expressive movement techniques from gesture to posture and basics of stage movement. Sources are Emile Jacques-Dalcroze, Rudolf Laban, and Etienne Decroux. Additional lessons in functional anatomy, breath, and alignment. Technical study designed to promote physical responsibility and awareness in the singer-actor and to provide a vocabulary for the spontaneous creation of character. This course will include improvisational work and choreography. Required for students majoring in voice. Available as an elective for graduate singers not in Opera.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Restrictions:

College

Open to Mannes College students.

Campus

Open to Mannes College students.