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Learning Recommendations: None

General Description:  Theatre Arts and Performance 1 is a general acting class which introduces students to the various aspects of theatre arts. This class will introduce students to physical and vocal exercises, theatre games, monologue work and early theatre history. 

Content:  

  • Physical & Vocal exercises
  • Theatre History of Ancient Greece, Asian Traditions and early European Theatre.
  • Script Analysis for performance
  • Monologue preparation and performance

Strategies:  Students will learn to work as an ensemble by engaging in drama games and warm up activities. Students will participate in solo work where they will have the opportunity to apply various learned acting techniques. After learning techniques on script analysis, and gaining an understanding of stage composition, students will have the opportunity to make relevant artistic choices for their monologue performances.

Homework:  Occasional reading assignments. Memorization of scenes and monologues. Students will be given ample time to complete work during class, but might need additional time outside of the school day.

Course Fee / Materials:  None