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DRA 108 INTERPRETIVE SPEECH

DRA 108        INTERPRETIVE  SPEECH   (3 Credits)

This course introduces the student to the techniques of  dramatic interpretation of plays, poetry, short stories, and other prose pieces  from literature. As a performance oriented course, its purpose is to give the  student an opportunity to make poetry and drama come alive for an audience. The  interpreter learns to create the dramatic dimensions of set, characterization,  and mood through use of his/her voice alone. The class has several exhibitions  of dramatic reading and an end of term Readers Theater Production.

Prerequisite: “C” or better in DRA 101 or placement.