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Acting and Character Creation

Norris Mini Courses
TBD
Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 at 7:00 PM (CT) to Thursday, Dec 5, 2019 at 8:30 PM (CT)

Acting and Character Creation


Instructor: Steven Fischer


Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Dates: October 24, November 7, 14, 21, December 5


This course is an introduction to acting to experience how performance, movement, body, voice, etc. can be used to generate character performance ideas. The course will be used to help students create and build well-rounded characters for original stories they will produce in class. Characterization, delivery, timing, expression, motivation, body language, and posture will be studied through improvisation exercises, storytelling activities, observation studies, and by examining the work of master actors.


* There will be no class on October 31 (Halloween)


* There will be no class on November 28 (Thanksgiving)




Subsidy (Grant) Assistance for Enrolling in Mini Courses


Current Northwestern students may apply for a subsidy online at www.minicourses.org. Please submit applications by Sunday October 6th. Grant Assistance range from $35-25 off a 4-8 week course.



Information is subject to change. Look for more complete descriptions at www.minicourses.org. No one 15 years of age or under may participate. All enrollment adjustments are handled by the Mini Course Program.


All Mini Courses are 4 to 8 weeks long, unless otherwise listed. You must attend the first class, or you may be dropped from the course without refund. You will receive an email with the location information before the first class. Due to unforeseen circumstances, classes may be cancelled, but may be rescheduled to an additional week. Refunds are not given for any missed or rescheduled classes and classes canceled due to low enrollment. Students may not switch between A and B sections. You must attend the section you are enrolled in.


WITHDRAWAL POLICY

Refunds for most Mini Courses may be given, minus a $20.00 withdrawal fee, if requested prior to the first class session. The withdrawal fee for the Watercolor Course is $42.00. No refunds will be provided if a withdrawal is requested after the first class session. 

The withdrawal fee may be purchased on this website by selecting Mini Course Cancellation Fee. No other cancellation fee purchased on this website will be accepted to withdraw from a Mini Course.The Mini Courses Program does not issue full or partial refunds for lack of attendance or indifference to the course curriculum. You may contact the Mini Course office at minicourses@u.northwestern.edu



Check minicourses.org for the most up-to-date course listings and information. Email Mini Courses with any specific questions and concerns. minicourses@u.northwestern.edu

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Law Student
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