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College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

THDA 220 - Voice and Speech

An introduction to the fundamentals of the human voice. Using techniques of Lessac, Linklater, and Rodenburg, students learn elements of elocution: communication awareness, breath support, healthy voice production, projection, posture, speech articulation, Standard American English pronunciation, and vocal delivery. Essential performers and useful for anyone choosing a career such as law, teaching, politics, leadership, that use public speaking. This is a dynamic and highly experiential performance-based lab course. The semester culminates with a public solo performance of oratory and poetry. No previous acting experience required. Every semester. (4 Credits)