• Theatre Courses will be taught by Mrs. Katie Hudson

    Theater Arts I

    Course Code 250000

    Grade(s): 9-12  

    Prerequisite: None

    1 Credit

    Elective Students survey the technical and performing art of theater. They are exposed to the major elements of theater and gain knowledge of its principles through study and practice in both performance and production. Representative units of study include improvisation, mime, basic acting, the history of the theater, stage settings, costuming, make-up, and lighting.

     

    Theater Arts II

    Course Code 251000

    Grade(s): 10-12  

    Prerequisite: Theater Arts I, or by audition/interview

    1 Credit

    Elective More than a continuation of Theater Arts I, Theater Arts II is an in-depth study of areas covered only briefly in the first year and an introduction to new areas. The basic course is built on a cluster of required units that stress direction, design, and acting. Required units are augmented or new units added to accommodate students’ abilities and experiences.

     

    Theater Arts III H

    Course Code 252100

    Grade(s): 11-12  

    Prerequisite: Theater Arts II, or by audition/interview

    1 Credit

    Elective Designed for students with high interest and motivation for study in the theater arts while increasing their understanding of the entire realm of theater, the course provides the students with the opportunity to put theory into practice through major projects in directing, acting, and design.

     

    Theater Arts IV H

    Course Code 253100

    Grade(s): 12  

    Prerequisite: Theater Arts III, or by audition/interview

    1 Credit

    Elective Designed for students with intense interest in theater arts at professional and/or collegiate levels, Theater Arts IV students also complete independent projects specifically suited to individual strengths. Although students have the opportunity to perform certain independent projects, they are expected to perform in group projects and activities in a leadership capacity.

     

    Film Studies Production

    Course Code 248400

    Grade(s): 10-12

    Prerequisite: None

    Elective This course examines the intersections of video and performance art. Course participants will be challenged to make artworks that respond to video technology's most fundamental property: its ability to reproduce a stream of real-time synchronized images and sounds. In the first half of the course, students will study, examine and reflect on the history of film and television through critical analysis. The second half of the course will concentrate on the use of film production skills (camera, sound, lights and screenwriting) for further study and analysis which culminates in a short multi-media project.

     

    Technical Theater Design/Production I

    Course Code 254100

    Grade(s): 9-12  

    Prerequisite: None

    1 Credit

    Elective The course is an exploration of technical design and production within the entertainment industry, specifically theater. Students in this course will have the opportunity to explore 21st-century global citizen skills and real-world applications of technical theatre skills, including scenic design, scenic construction, scenic painting, lighting design, props design and management, special effects, sound design, makeup, and hair design, costume design, and careers in the entertainment industry. This is an introductory course with a hands-on in-class lab component and an opportunity to create for the school’s theatre program. This course helps students build their academic portfolios and resume building. Students begin to explore skills in Engineering, Drafting, Construction Management, Interior Design, Fashion Design, & Technical Theatre through tangible experiences in the arts. **No requirement to participate in the after-school program. All lab hours are completed in the course. 

     

    Technical Theater Design/Production II H

    Course Code 254200

    Grade(s): 10-12  

    Prerequisite: Technical Theater Design/Production I

    This course can be retaken for credit

    1 Credit

    Elective This course will build off of the introductory skills learned in Technical Theatre Design and Production 1. This also fulfills the graduation requirement for successive electives when taken after Technical Theatre Design and Production 1. Students will take on a more active role with leadership opportunities in the course. Students will move from cursory knowledge to advanced application of design and production and advanced knowledge in technical career opportunities in the entertainment industry. This course helps students build their academic portfolio and resume and fosters real-world applications for students interested in Engineering, Drafting, Construction Management, Interior Design, Fashion Design, Technical Theatre, and Arts Administration. ***No requirement to participate in the after-school program. All lab hours are completed in the course. 

     

    Drama Projects: Musical Theatre H

    Course Code 257100

    Grade(s): 10-12  

    Prerequisite: Theater Arts I, Teacher Recommendation/Audition and may require concurrent enrollment in another Fine Arts Course

    Elective In Drama Projects (Musical Theatre), students will intensify their study of all styles of theatre with a central focus on musical theatre. Great emphasis will be placed on developing one's audition skills and students will be expected to participate in a rigorous audition process in a variety of styles as part of the course. Rehearsal and Performance will be used to explore musical theatre in a studio workshop setting. Students will study the work of the actor/singer/dancer and use their gained knowledge to develop as performers. There will be a concentration on vocal methods and music, including vocal technique and sight-singing. Additionally, students will study different styles of movement and dance including modern, jazz and contemporary.

    This course may not be offered at all schools.

     

     

Last Modified on August 19, 2023