Acting Techniques: The Fundamentals

THEATER X 407.5
Understand the basic fundamentals of acting including the physical and mental preparation that enable you to successfully perform exercises and group work.
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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Classroom
Starting at $699.00
As few as 10 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Understand fundamental performance techniques such as relaxation, concentration, and emotional recall
  • Delve into material through character tasks and text analysis
  • Rehearse and perform monologues and two-character scenes

About this course:

In this introduction to acting, learn fundamental performance techniques and exercises, including relaxation, concentration, sense memory, emotional recall, improvisation, character tasks, and text analysis. You then apply these techniques by rehearsing and performing monologues and two-character scenes. In-class partner work and weekly assignments are required.

Spring 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Enrollment Closed
-
Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Toni Attell
366774
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 9, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Apr 3, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Wed Apr 10, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Wed Apr 17, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Wed Apr 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Wed May 1, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Wed May 8, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Wed May 15, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Wed May 22, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Wed May 29, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Wed Jun 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Wed Jun 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Enrollment Closed
-
Tuesday 3:30PM - 6:30PM
366872
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 6, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Apr 2, 2019
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Tue Apr 9, 2019
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Tue Apr 16, 2019
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Tue Apr 23, 2019
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Tue Apr 30, 2019
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Tue May 7, 2019
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Tue May 14, 2019
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Tue May 21, 2019
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Tue May 28, 2019
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Tue Jun 4, 2019
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Tue Jun 11, 2019
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Enrollment Closed
-
Wednesday 3:00PM - 6:00PM
Instructor: Toni Attell
368938
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 8, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Apr 3, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Wed Apr 10, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Wed Apr 17, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Wed Apr 24, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Wed May 1, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Wed May 8, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Wed May 15, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Wed May 22, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Wed May 29, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Wed Jun 5, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Wed Jun 12, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens 29 Apr 2019 12:00:00 AM)
-
Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Ernesto Gonzalez
367891
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 29, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jun 26, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Wed Jul 3, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Wed Jul 10, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Wed Jul 17, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Wed Jul 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Wed Jul 31, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Wed Aug 7, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Wed Aug 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Wed Aug 21, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Wed Aug 28, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Wed Sep 4, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Future Offering (Opens 29 Apr 2019 12:00:00 AM)
-
Monday, Saturday
Instructor: Carol Lefko
368342
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

No meeting September 2. Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 27, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Mon Jun 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 109
Discussion
Mon Jul 1, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 109
Discussion
Mon Jul 8, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 109
Discussion
Mon Jul 15, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 109
Discussion
Sat Jul 20, 2019
2:00PM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 109
Discussion
Mon Jul 22, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 109
Discussion
Mon Jul 29, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 109
Discussion
Mon Aug 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 109
Discussion
Mon Aug 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 109
Discussion
Mon Aug 19, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 109
Discussion
Mon Aug 26, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 109

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