FMSA 320: Directing Actors

This course is designed for students who are directing actors and performers in film, video, animation, performance webisodes and/or interactive media. Students will learn language and techniques to elicit and improve performance, as well as improvisation skills, and audition and rehearsal procedures. Teaching methods include lectures, demonstrations, and class exercises on acting and directing, with a focus on defining the kind of performance desired, and what techniques to use to achieve that goal. Physical movement, body language, and voice development will be explored in creating believable and authentic characters.

Priority is given to FMSA and IMED students in Years 3 and 4. Students outside of the registration priority group may register/waitlist for this course as of the registration rule release date.


Completion of 51 credits including FMSA-200 and FMSA-210, or completion of 51 credits including FMSA-220

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Spring 2022 FMSA-320-S031 Directing Actors