This course is an introduction to the three major areas of the fine arts: music, art, and theatre. Included with music reading, studio art, and basic theatre training will be theory, history, and techniques in each field.
This class (formerly Children’s Theatre) will examine the wealth of children’s literature and its adaptability to live performances, emphasizing prepared scripts and culminating in live performances for area grade schools. Throughout the semester the students will be fully involved in the rehearsal and performance process. Enrollment is limited to 20 students.
Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Acting or departmental signature
This activity-oriented course is designed to introduce students to the art of the actor while building upon the student’s creativity, critical thinking, communication and collaboration. Students will investigate the basic principles of acting and character analysis, along with theatre etiquette, the audition process and basic stage and rehearsal terms.
This is an advanced course designed for those students seriously interested in all phases of a theatrical production. Students will work closely with instructor on the various aspects of stage management for the annual fall play.
This is an advanced course designed for those students interested in directing a high school performance. This course includes detailed studies of directing with emphasis on casting, blocking, sound and lighting techniques, set design and production organization for the play presented in the theatre production class.
Prerequisites: Theatre Production and departmental signature