2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

DRA 209 Voice and Diction for the Professional

(Formerly SPE 209

3 hours 

This course is designed to assist students in identifying and improving pronunciation, articulation and vocal production challenges. Special emphasis will be placed on developing skill in efficient and effective communication via relaxation, breathing, energy, articulation and resonance during vocal production. Focus will be directed to tension- free production of the sounds and stress patterns of American English. Performance texts will be explored for logical character- driven emotional communication in the development of character for the stage.




ENG 101