DRMA 256 Shakespearean Scene Study • 3 Cr.


Introduces the student actor to the plays of William Shakespeare. Modern acting practices are combined with various specific techniques of interpreting and applying Shakespeare's language to the stage. Recommended: DRMA 251.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Analyze text to create role and maintain character.
  • Use modern acting technique to create character, pursue objective and maintain onstage relationship.
  • Use a variety of warm ups for rehearsal and performance of a Shakespearean play.
  • In performance, deliver Shakespearean language for modern audiences.
  • In performance, speak Shakespearean language confidently.