Theatre 101: Intro to Movement and Dialects
Mondays 6:00 – 8:00pm CANCELLED FOR FALL QUARTER
In this intro course, students will learn:
✓ What is theatre? Students explore how theatre is the art of telling stories through live acting.
✓ Creating an Ensemble. Students learn to work together, build trust, and involved every member in a performance.
✓ Movement and Space. Students explore how pantomime and behavior help tell a story.
✓ Character Development. Students explore what makes characters unique and how to create compelling characters onstage.
✓ Objectives and Tactics. Students will think about the “why” behind every action.
✓ Voice. Students will understand the importance of articulation, projection and voice variation.
✓ Listening and Reacting. Students will understand how being present, listening and reacting are an important part of being an actor.
✓ Stage Directions and Blocking. Students will understand the “principles of blocking” and how to stage a scene without instruction.
- Session: 5 (October 15 – November 12, 2018) Cancelled for Fall Quarter
- Cost: $75 for 5-week session
- How to Register: send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Theatre 101” in the subject line. Registration will be confirmed via email, with class tuition due to instructor prior to the first day of class. Instructor will reach out to registered students to provide class materials and payment options.
About the Instructor: Simone Yael
A Chicago native, Simone Yael is a natural born creative who received her BFA from Southern
Illinois University Carbondale. Since relocating to St. Louis, she has fused her chameleon-like
creativity into entrepreneurship through her brand, creator. Brand. Under her fearless
leadership, creator has orchestrated pop up guerrilla styled fashion shows as well as other art
shows around STL, Cincinnati, Chicago and Atlanta. She has worked with Marie Claire
Magazine, the Saint Louis Fashion Fund, the Boys and Girls Club as well as Big Brothers Big
Sisters to work with youth and the arts. When she isn’t inspiring the youth to tap into their own
creative super powers, she is actively writing, producing and directing shows on behalf of her
first love — the theater.