Acting I
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Näitlejameisterlikkus I
Course title in English
Acting I
ECTS credits
approximate amount of contact lessons
Teaching semester
Assessment form
lecturer of 2018/2019  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
Aim of the course is to give basic practical experience of acting through physical self-expression.
Brief description of the course
The course gives perception of using the body through physical exercises.
Through etudes different phyco-physical states are created.
Learning how to use your partner.
Pace, duration and repetition; room, focus and composition.
Together with course mates each student will make an etude with no text.
Independent work
Students make up etudes and present them by using different rhythms, paces and emotional states.
Learning outcomes in the course
By the end of the course the student is able to overpower body and bodylanguage, dares to express different emotional states through body language.
Assessment methods
Tanel Saar, BA (võrdsustatud magistriga)
Study literature
Murray, Simon David, and John Keefe. Physical Theatres : A Critical Introduction. London: Routledge, 2007.
Marshall, Lorna. The Body Speaks. 2nd ed. London: Methuen Drama, 2008.
Oida, Yoshi, and Lorna Marshall. The Invisible Actor. London: Methuen, 1997