Kevin Dressler

Residential Faculty - Performance Faculty - Theatre

Program Director :

Communication, Theatre & Film Arts

Office: TH 29 - Room: TH25

480-461-7538

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM9:30 AM - 10:25 AM9:00 AM - 9:50 AM9:30 AM - 10:25 AM10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Profile

Kevin is union stage actor and is the co-founder of Southwest Shakespeare Company, a professional classical theatre that preforms in the Mesa Arts Center.

Classes Taught

Spring 2020

COM271 Voice and Diction 3 Credits
Exercises and techniques to free the voice and improve projection, resonance, and articulation. Covers international phonetic alphabet and standard stage speech. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27555
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Class Started

THP112 Acting I 3 Credits
Fundamental techniques and terminology of acting through physical and vocal expression, improvisation, and monologue and scene work. Emphasis on characterization. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26744
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
1:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Class Started

THP212 Acting II 3 Credits
Fundamental techniques of acting through script analysis, rehearsal, and performance.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in THP112 or permission of Department or Division.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26745
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Class Started

THP214 Directing Techniques 3 Credits
Contemporary theory and practice in directing, the evolution of present-day directing procedures, and a sampling of scripts for directing practice. Principles of script analysis, blocking, casting, rehearsing, and performing.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in THP112 or THE220, or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27157
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Class Started

Notes: Class 27157 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started. Students may contact instructor at: kevin.dressler@mesacc.edu
Class 27157 Requires two hours of outside lab time per week.

THP271 Voice and Diction 3 Credits
Exercises and techniques to free the voice and improve projection, resonance, and articulation. Covers international phonetic alphabet and standard stage speech. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27556
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Class Started

THP282 Production And Acting II 3 Credits
Provides the continuing acting student with opportunities to expand the versatility of characterization skills. Emphasis on relating the actor's work to the total production process. Performance of monologues, scenes, and one-act plays.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in THP281, or permission of Department or Division.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26756
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
01/13/2020 - 03/06/2020
MoWe
8:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Closed

Notes: Class 26756: All students are required to participate in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) which requires one week of travel for completion of this course.
Class 26756 Requires outside lab time.

Spring Flex Start 2020

THP298AC Special Projects 3 Credits
Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment are made available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.
Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27462
Dobson Campus
INST OFF
Lab
03/16/2020 - 05/08/2020

Open

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Degrees & Awards

M.F.A. Acting/Directing, Utah State University

M.A.    Human Resources Counseling, Ottawa University

M.Ed.  Educational Leadership, Northern Arizona University

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