ACV410 - Voice and Performance

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Subject Title
Voice and Performance

Subject Description
This course sums up the student?s journey through condensed vocal training. It will revisit the basics of the classic Linklater Warm-Up as well as address individual student needs, while working on a variety of texts. The majority of time will be spent on firming up a personal warm-up and addressing vocal issues with audition monologues selected.

Prerequisite: ACV210

Credit Status
Acting, Camera and Voice Diploma.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  • Consider various vocal warm-ups with an educated perspective and give critical feedback.
  • Successfully apply vocal techniques to selected monologues, in order to deliver speeches that have clarity of thought and honesty of emotions.
  • Reproduce all the exercises of the vocal progression, with an increased level of proficiency, and be able to describe the purpose of each.
  • Design a personalized warm-up and submit in written form, with justifications for purpose and inclusions/exclusions from the classic warm-up that has been taught.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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