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Fall 2019

ENG 290
ACTING FOR CAMERA

Instructors: Nigel Maister, nigel.maister@rochester.edu; Christina Roussos, caroussos@gmail.com; Gordon Rice, g.rice@rochester.edu
Credits: 4.0
CRN: 90047
Prerequisites: None
Location: RETT 305
Day and Time: Wednesday 12:30pm - 3:15pm
First Class: Wednesday, August 29
Last Class: Wednesday, December 12
Labs: see instructor for details
First Lab: see instructor for details
Last Lab: see instructor for details
Note: Class meets in Todd 202F

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This course encourages you to bring your unique talent and personality to the screen with confidence and freedom. We will cover technical terminology and physical adjustments required for working in front of the lens. The first half of the semester will focus on "on camera" interviews, auditions and interview work. The second half will focus on 2-3 character "on cameraā€¯ scene work. Every taped session will be followed up by feedback and discussion.