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Course details

​You've completed some performance training here at BCIT or you've taken some acting courses but you still need practice to deliver a refined, polished performance that wows the crowd. Or perhaps you want to achieve a higher level of narrating your own video production or make your podcast/presentation sound more professional? Explore a higher level of presentation whether in voiceover, social media, TV or stage with advanced techniques and more sophisticated practice. This next level performance and acting course will increase your creativity and on-air/on-stage comfort levels while you discover just how far you can 'act' your way to success.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$570.55

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of BCST 3261 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 88594

Duration

Sun Jan 15 - Sun Mar 19 (9 weeks)

  • 9 weeks
  • CRN 88594
  • $570.55
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 15 - Mar 19 Sun 10:30 - 14:30 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$570.55

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. Students will need to bring a scribbler, pencil, pen, file folder and yoga mat or towel for all in person classes. There will be no class on February 19th.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Create and utilize a personal warm up that includes all vocal resonators
  • Enhance imagination/creativity through group and individual improvisation and acting exercises
  • Become adept at Cold Readings
  • Demonstrate and utilize Script Breakdown Techniques
  • Add direction to refine delivery
  • Lift texts off the page into a compelling presentation
  • Set and sustain individual goals through self-discipline and self-assessment
  • Understand body pockets, good posture & body plastiques to achieve a fully developed character/personna

Effective as of Winter 2021

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