Classes

Theatre I

This semester-length course offers the opportunity
for a variety of performance experiences, which may
include the following: scene work, monologues,
stage combat, improvisation, and pantomime. Major
emphases of the class are on developing beginning
acting skills and self esteem.

 

Theatre II

As a continuation of Theatre I, this course extends
development of acting skills and self esteem. Course
work may include the following: scene work,
monologues, improvisation, play and character analysis,
auditioning, musical theatre, and Shakespeare.
Participation in play production is encouraged.

Theatre III

This course emphasizes the development of a higher
level of acting skills. Course work may include the
following: improvisation, play and character analysis,
directing, theatre history, musical theatre, stage combat,
and advanced acting techniques. Participation in play
production is encouraged

Theatre IV-Director

This class allows students to pursue the fundamentals of
stage direction. Course work may include the following:
directing and advanced acting, film directing, script and
character analysis, and design concepts. Work outside of
class time is expected for rehearsal and performances.

Tech Theatre I

This course offers students the opportunity to
participate in phases of stagecraft activities. Course
work may include the following: scenery
construction, stage lighting, make-up, sound,
publicity, design, theatre organization management,
and maintenance.

Tech Theatre II

This year-long course offers the serious
technical theatre student the opportunity to
participate in the phases of technical theatre.
Course work may include the following:
advanced scene design, advanced lighting design,
advanced lighting design, advanced sound design,
stagecraft, publicity, make-up, costumes, theatre
organization, and management. Students are required
to participate in after-school productions and
assume crew responsibilities.