Fees: Entry fee to each Skyline Drama Production (unless involved in the production)
Learning Recommendations: An interest in theatrical design and technology is highly recommended; mature behavior and safe practices in a shop environment is imperative. Students should be willing to work in a project-based environment in close collaboration with their peers.
General Description: Students in this full year program will concentrate in the major areas of theatre technology, production, and performance. “Behind-the-scene” stage experience and leadership skills will be gained through the study of set design and construction, lighting technology, sound design, theatrical make-up theory/application, and costume construction. The many facets of production, including advertising, fundraising, theatre administration, and management, are explored through this hands-on course. The course is designed to prepare students for actual work in theatre, entertainment, and media-related careers. It is mandatory that each student is in attendance once at a Skyline High School Production as part of this class.
- Scenic design and construction
- Production design
- House management
- Stage management
- Run crew
- Theatrical rigging
- Poster and program design
- Shop and tool safety and operation tests
- Direct instruction
- Project-based learning
- Collaborative work with classmates
- Design and technology projects/assessments
Equipment to be provided by Student: Appropriate clothing for classwork involving painting, sawdust, etc.
Note: This course counts as a fine art credit for graduation but may not meet the four-year college admissions requirement for Fine/Visual/Performing Arts.