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 are required to work on productions to satisfy course requirements. Students will be required to participate in performances to satisfy course requirements.

Prerequisites: Theatre I; Teacher Recommendation.

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 Students will be required to participate in performances to satisfy course requirements.

Prerequisites: Theatre I & II; Teacher Recommendation.

Theater IV

Grade: 12th

Description: Students will refine techniques in acting, directing, and historical perspectives of theatre literature. 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 be required to participate in performances to satisfy course requirements.

Prerequisites: Theatre I, II, & III; Teacher Recommendation.

Musical Theater

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

Description: This course will combine elements of music and theater performances. Students will sing musical theater solos and
develop dramatic scenes that will lead to a musical the Save ater production. Students will work on singing technique, acting, and dancing. Students are required to attend after-school rehearsals and performances. Note: This course does not meet graduation requirements for an art credit.

Prerequisites: Students must have high school credit in a Performance Arts (i.e. theatre, vocal, instrumental) course to enroll; Teacher Approval.

Talented Theater I – IV

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

Description: Students with the Talented Theatre exceptionality will receive services in a self-contained, Talented Theatre course
each year. Students should enroll and receive credit in the Talented Theatre courses in sequential order. These courses enable the talented student to further develop demonstrated theatrical skills, increase knowledge of the various aspects of theatre production, and grow as an actor. Students will be required to participate in performances to satisfy course requirements.

Prerequisites: Talented Theatre exceptionality; Gifted Coordinator Approval.

Theater Courses:

Kaitlyn Stockwell

kstockwell@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. 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. Students will be required to participate in performances to satisfy course requirements.

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 are required to work on productions to satisfy course requirements. Students will be required to participate in performances to satisfy course requirements.

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 Students will be required to participate in performances to satisfy course requirements.

Prerequisites: Theatre I & II; Teacher Recommendation.

Theater IV

Grade: 12th

Description: Students will refine techniques in acting, directing, and historical perspectives of theatre literature. 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 be required to participate in performances to satisfy course requirements.

Prerequisites: Theatre I, II, & III; Teacher Recommendation.

Musical Theater

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

Description: This course will combine elements of music and theater performances. Students will sing musical theater solos and
develop dramatic scenes that will lead to a musical the Save ater production. Students will work on singing technique, acting, and dancing. Students are required to attend after-school rehearsals and performances. Note: This course does not meet graduation requirements for an art credit.

Prerequisites: Students must have high school credit in a Performance Arts (i.e. theatre, vocal, instrumental) course to enroll; Teacher Approval.

Talented Theater I – IV

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

Description: Students with the Talented Theatre exceptionality will receive services in a self-contained, Talented Theatre course
each year. Students should enroll and receive credit in the Talented Theatre courses in sequential order. These courses enable the talented student to further develop demonstrated theatrical skills, increase knowledge of the various aspects of theatre production, and grow as an actor. Students will be required to participate in performances to satisfy course requirements.

Prerequisites: Talented Theatre exceptionality; Gifted Coordinator Approval.

Theater Faculty:

Rachel Morton
rmorton@ebrschools.org

Kaitlyn Stockwell
kstockwell@ebrschools.org