Elective Classes

Theater

Theater Courses:

Theater I

Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: This course is designed to develop creativity in directing and producing plays for the public and affords the student an opportunity to display his individual talent for many careers in the theatre field, such as directing, producing, acting, technical directing, etc. All students MUST work on productions to satisfy course requirements. The second semester offers concentrated work in scene design and its history, development and styles; stage terminology, procedures in set design and its history, development, and styles; procedures in set design construction and erection; lighting, costuming and makeup. Career opportunities in the expanding entertainment media will be explored.

Theater II

Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: All students will assume some part in major production, whether it be stage crew, character, or lead. Techniques used in acting, staging, and all other phases of play production will be emphasized. All students MUST work on productions to satisfy course requirement.

Prerequisites: Theatre I and teacher approval.

Theater III

Grade: 11th, 12th

Description: In this advanced acting class, students will explore the more intricate aspects of acting including improvisation, character development, and various types of performance. Students will also be given information about professional acting and the entertainment business.

Prerequisites: Theatre I & II and teacher approval.

Theater IV

Grade: 12th

Description: Students will refine techniques in acting, directing, and historical perspectives of theatre literature. They will develop accountability, leadership, and responsibility. The purpose of this course is to refine communication through thoughtful performance and improving directing techniques through individual study, script analysis, and focused research. Students will perform formally

Prerequisites: Theater I, II & III and teacher approval.

Theater Design & Technology

Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: This course is production-oriented and is designed for students who enjoy working with their hands and with technical equipment. Students are responsible for building sets and properties, operating the light and sound system, and running shows in Woodlawn’s theatre. Two or three weeks of evening work are required each semester, in addition to class attendance. Students are required to handle sound and light equipment and take part in Drama Department productions and therefore must display qualities of a responsible and dependable student. Students are required to work in the Variety Show in the fall and the spring play in the spring, which requires students to work after school.

Prerequisites: Theatre I and teacher approval.

Theater Courses:

Rachel Morton

rmorton@ebrschools.org

Elective Classes

Theater

Theater Courses:

Theater I

Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: This course is designed to develop creativity in directing and producing plays for the public and affords the student an opportunity to display his individual talent for many careers in the theatre field, such as directing, producing, acting, technical directing, etc. All students MUST work on productions to satisfy course requirements. The second semester offers concentrated work in scene design and its history, development and styles; stage terminology, procedures in set design and its history, development, and styles; procedures in set design construction and erection; lighting, costuming and makeup. Career opportunities in the expanding entertainment media will be explored.

Theater II

Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: All students will assume some part in major production, whether it be stage crew, character, or lead. Techniques used in acting, staging, and all other phases of play production will be emphasized. All students MUST work on productions to satisfy course requirement.

Prerequisites: Theatre I and teacher approval.

Theater III

Grade: 11th, 12th

Description: In this advanced acting class, students will explore the more intricate aspects of acting including improvisation, character development, and various types of performance. Students will also be given information about professional acting and the entertainment business.

Prerequisites: Theatre I & II and teacher approval.

Theater IV

Grade: 12th

Description: Students will refine techniques in acting, directing, and historical perspectives of theatre literature. They will develop accountability, leadership, and responsibility. The purpose of this course is to refine communication through thoughtful performance and improving directing techniques through individual study, script analysis, and focused research. Students will perform formally

Prerequisites: Theater I, II & III and teacher approval.

Theater Design & Technology

Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: This course is production-oriented and is designed for students who enjoy working with their hands and with technical equipment. Students are responsible for building sets and properties, operating the light and sound system, and running shows in Woodlawn’s theatre. Two or three weeks of evening work are required each semester, in addition to class attendance. Students are required to handle sound and light equipment and take part in Drama Department productions and therefore must display qualities of a responsible and dependable student. Students are required to work in the Variety Show in the fall and the spring play in the spring, which requires students to work after school.

Prerequisites: Theatre I and teacher approval.

Theater Faculty: