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Cornell University    
  Feb 24, 2018
Courses of Study 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PMA 2800 - Introduction to Acting

Fall, spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only (no audit).

Permission of department required. Enrollment limited to: 16 students per section. To pre-enroll you will need to see the department registrar in room 223 of the Schwartz Center.


An introduction to the actor’s technique and performance skills, exploring the elements necessary to begin training as an actor, i.e., observation, concentration, and imagination. Focus is on physical and vocal exercises, improvisation, and text and character. There is required play reading, play attendance, and some scene study. (EP)

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