Voice Techniques for the Theatre
Course Code: TPP1700
Credit Hours: 3
Effective beginning: Fall 2020
Course Description:This course will acquaint the student with the correct techniques of voice production, pronunciation, articulation and delivery by increasing the student’s vocal quality and awareness of tonal and structural energy. Voice for the theatre and amplified voice techniques are included. This course includes a rehearsal/performance lab. (12 contact hours required)
TPP 2110 or consent of instructor.
Building X, Office: X221
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Rodenburg, Patsy and Ian McKellan. The Right to Speak: Working with the Voice. 1st ed. Taylor and Francis. ISBN: 9780878300556.
See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
College-Level Competency: Interpret, evaluate, and appreciate works of human culture
H-1 Compare works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music) in various cultures or literary movements
H-2 Analyze artistic expressions (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)
H-3 Communicate informed responses to works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)
H-4 Explain thematic connections among works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)
Theatre Studies Competency: Interpret, evaluate, and appreciate dramatic texts, the methods by which dramatic texts are realized in production, and engage in the collaborative communication and processes of theatre production.
Th-1: Identify aspects of the theatrical production process including performance, directing, design, technical production, marketing, and management.
Th-2: Analyze dramatic texts and theatrical productions.
Th-3: Apply performance and/or production practices through work on various theatrical productions.
Th-4: Demonstrate knowledge of the history, literature, theories, and skills needed for advanced study or a career in theatre arts and entertainment industry.
|Course-level Student Learning Objectives||Discipline-Specific |
|Define a physical and intellectual vocabulary in order to describe, analyze, and perform vocal techniques||H1, H2, Th1, Th2, Th4||Behavioral Observation, Homework, Quizzes, Tests, Projects, Skills Demonstration, Skills Performance, Teacher Observations, Cumulative Final|
|Display a practical and theoretical understanding of vocal techniques||H1, H2, Th1, Th2, Th4|
|Define and implement physiology techniques related to voice||Th1, Th2, Th4|
|Demonstrate knowledge of stylistic differences between vocal styles||H1, H2, Th1, Th2, Th4|
|Perform at an appropriately skilled level in ensemble building exercises, scenes and final projects, which may include participation in plays||H1, H2, H3, Th1, Th2, Th3, Th4|
|Show proficiency in accepting and incorporating constructive criticism into your own performances||Th1, Th3, Th4|
|Conduct a personal warm-up that consists of physical and vocal exercises for your ongoing development and for use before performance situations||Th1, Th3, Th4|
|Employ the skills and demeanor essential for effective participation through the rehearsal and performance processes||Th1, Th3, Th4|
- Assigned readings of text, plays, and outside sources
- Class lecture, notes, handouts, and practicum.
- Quizzes, exams, and practical assessments.
- Attendance at Fine Art production including student productions
- Attendance of one (1) event (play or musical) produced by organizations other than Chipola.
College-wide policies and resources
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