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
In-Person
Remote
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

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.

Winter 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Monday, Saturday
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Toni Attell
384237
Fee:
$699.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

No meetings Jan. 17; Feb. 21.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 07, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Jan 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Jan 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Jan 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Jan 24, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Jan 31, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat Feb 5, 2022
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Feb 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat Feb 12, 2022
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Feb 14, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Feb 21, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Feb 28, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Mar 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Mar 14, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
-
Monday, Saturday
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Lisa Chess
384232
Fee:
$699.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Notes

No meetings Jan. 17; Feb. 21.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 07, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Jan 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon Jan 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon Jan 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Sat Jan 22, 2022
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon Jan 24, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Sat Jan 29, 2022
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon Jan 31, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon Feb 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon Feb 14, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon Feb 21, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon Feb 28, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon Mar 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon Mar 14, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201

Spring 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
-
Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Toni Attell
385786
Fee:
$699.00
In-Personformat icon
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 03, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Mar 30, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Wed Apr 6, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Wed Apr 13, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Wed Apr 20, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Wed Apr 27, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Wed May 4, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Wed May 11, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Wed May 18, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Wed May 25, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Wed Jun 1, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Wed Jun 8, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201

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