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BCST 3261 - Refining Performance

Broadcast Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. All PTS classes are being delivered in an online format unless you are notified otherwise.

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)

BCST 3251

Credits

3.0

Cost

$546.32

Winter 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 88594

Sun Jan 17 - Sun Mar 14 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 17 - Mar 14 Sun 10:30 - 15:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$546.32

Notes

  1. *This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important to have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, starting Week 1. *No class February 14 for Family Day weekend.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Cancelled

Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 67419

Sun Apr 18 - Sun Jun 13 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 18 - Jun 13 Sun 10:30 - 15:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Tammy Bentz

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$546.32

Notes

  1. VIRTUAL CLASSROOM ONLINE COURSE: Please note this course has a prerequisite. This is not a self-paced course. Students are expected to participate ONLINE on the days and times shown on the registration page. *Use of a desktop or laptop computer is REQUIRED to participate in this course, along with a webcam and microphone. If you do not have this equipment, contact the Program Assistant Angelina_Shine@bcit.ca *It is important to have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. *Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. *To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 2 hours per week on your studies, starting the first week. *No class May 23rd for Victoria Day long weekend. * If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist: https://sobptswaitlist.bcitsitecentre.ca Thank you for your patience; you will be contacted ONLY if there is a seat available for you.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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8 seats available as of Mar 7, 2021 1:00 pm (PST). Of these 8, 6 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

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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