17) The Art of Acting (Females)

This is an introductory theatre course where you are going to explore the power of acting by learning different skills and by having a lot of fun. At the end of this course, you will perform a dialogue or monologue in front of an audience. 
You will experience different aspects of the performing arts like: 

1. Improvisation; listening and reacting into the present moment, responding intuitively by showing expression and using text.
2. Storytelling; speaking in front of an audience, find the connection between intuition and the physical appearance. 
3. Showing a monologue or a dialogue and learn how to transform to another person using text and movement.

Class Outline

This is an introductory theatre course where you are going to explore the power of acting by learning different skills and by having a lot of fun. At the end of this course, you will perform a dialogue or monologue in front of an audience.

You will experience different aspects of the performing arts like:

1. Improvisation; listening and reacting into the present moment, responding intuitively by showing expression and using text.

2. Storytelling; speaking in front of an audience, find the connection between intuition and the physical appearance.

3. Showing a monologue or a dialogue and learn how to transform to another person using text and movement.

 

Skills you will learn and explore:

  1. using your voice, speaking in public and reach a greater impact.
  2. how to be in your power and to get more confidence.
  3. the sensation of really 'holding' the audience
  4. body awareness
  5. dramaturgy and storytelling
  6. improvisation and using space  
  7. creating a personage
  8. rehearsing dialogue/ monologue
  9. rehearsing Dialogue/ monologue personage
  10. performing

Please note: VCUQatar reserves the right to cancel classes for which not enough participants are registered. Already paid fees will be refunded.

Please do not purchase materials until VCUQatar has sent final course confirmation.

Items to buy for this class

Notebook, paper, and pencil

On occasions, there may be some more materials to be bought and brought in if and when advised by the instructor.

Where to buy your materials

Most of the materials are available from any art supply shop, for example:

  • Cass Art (Fire station): Community Classes students get a 15% discount upon presenting the registration ticket
  • Jarir Bookstore: on Rayyan Road or Salwa Road
  • Color Note: on Al Nasser Street
  • Ibn Al Qayyim: at Markhiya Roundabout
  • Al Rawnaq

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Start
Wed, 30 Oct, 2019
End
Wed, 4 Dec, 2019
Lessons
6
Days
Wednesday
Time
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location
VCUQatar
Cost
QAR 800

Instructor

Moos d’Herripon

Moos d’Herripon has been trained as a theatre director, she teaches at the University for Applied Studies in the Netherlands for nineteen years. She did her Masters Research in the field of Human Design and Theatre Gaming. Last years she used her expertise as a theatre teacher and coach for the training of several teams. In her training, she combines theatre skills and game techniques for improving new outcomes.
Moos d’Herripon has been trained as a theatre director, she teaches at the University for Applied Studies in the Netherlands for nineteen years. She did her Masters Research in the field of Human Design and Theatre Gaming. Last years she used her expertise as a theatre teacher and coach for the training of several teams. In her training, she combines theatre skills and game techniques for improving new outcomes.