ADVANCED ACTING CLASS

PURPOSE OF THE COURSE:

The purpose of Advanced Acting is to learn about the process and product of theatre through the hands-on activity of producing a show for the greater Oxford community.  All shows for Advanced Acting are produced in the OHS Black Box Theatre.

The shows produced in Advanced Acting change each year.  Some former Advanced Acting shows include 1984 (2014), The Crucible (2015), Our Town (2016),  Animal Farm (2017), Fools (2018), Lost in Yonkers (2019), and The Uninvited (2020).  (Click titles for photos of each.)

SYLLABUS

ADV. ACTING CLASS SCHEDULE:

(for Face-to-Face AND Remote LEARNING)

Task 1:  Creative Collaboration

WEEK 1:  January 25-29, 2021         Goal vs. Task / "Tell me your story"

WEEK 2:  February 1-5, 2021           The Creative Process  

Task 2:  Production Planning   

WEEK 3:  February 8-12, 2021       Reading a Script / Zoom with Film Director

WEEK 4:  February 15-19, 2021     The Role of Director / Designer

WEEK 5:  February 22-26, 2021      Script Analysis (Design Needs / Design Concept)

 

Task 3:  Character Analysis          

WEEK 6:  March 1-5, 2021 

 

Task 4:  The Rehearsal & Design Process                

WEEK 7:  March 8-12, 2021            

WEEK 8:  March 15-19, 2021        

WEEK 9: March 22-26, 2021           

WEEK 10:  April 5-9, 2021               

WEEK 11:   April 12-16, 2021          

WEEK 12:  April 19-23, 2021          

WEEK 13:  April 26-30, 2021          

WEEK 14:  May 3-7, 2021              

WEEK 15:  May 10-14, 2021     

 

Task 5:  The Performance Process     

WEEK 16:  May 17-21, 2021

WEEK 16:  May 24-28, 2021          

WEEK 17:  May 31-June 4, 2021    

LAST SEMESTER'S SCHEDULE:

(for Face-to-Face, Hybrid, & Remote LEARNING)

WEEK 1:  August 31-Sept 3, 2020      Welcome Back!

WEEK 2:  September 8-11, 2020        To be an artist...

WEEK 3:  September 14-18, 2020      Socially Responsible / Civic-minded Theatre

WEEK 4:  September 21-25, 2020      Thematic Storytelling

WEEK 5:  Sept. 28 - Oct. 2, 2020         Finding Meaningful Narratives

WEEK 6:  October 5-9, 2020                 Exploring/Sharing Chosen Narrative Ideas)

WEEK 7:  October 12-16, 2020            Performing Narratives / Discovering Meaningful Structure)

WEEK 8:  October 19-23, 2020  

WEEK 9:  October 26-30, 2020

WEEK 10:  November 2-6, 2020

WEEK 11:  November 9-13, 2020

WEEK 12:  November 16-20, 2020       ACTORS COSTUMES / SET LIGHTING PROPSHAIR/MAKE-UP SFX & SOUND / VIDEO

WEEK 13: November 23-24, 2020         (click links above based on your role)

WEEK 14: Nov. 30 - Dec. 4, 2020           (click links above based on your role)

WEEK 15: December 7-11, 2020           (click links above based on your role)

WEEK 16:  December 14-18, 2020        Post-Production Wind-down

WEEK 17:  January 4-8, 2021                

WEEK 18:  January 11-15, 2021             

 

**for a sketch of SET click HERE

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