Beginning Drama

The Beginning Drama class is designed for the individual who is interested in learning the basic fundamentals of acting. Through a series of units that explore the development of the Mind, Body and Voice, students will begin to feel comfortable on stage and will develop a new confidence in their off stage world as well.

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Advanced Drama

Advanced Drama in designed for students who have excelled in Beginning Drama and who wish to continue acting studies at a higher level. Students are expected to possess a strong level of dedication and commitment to the class.

Students are required to obtain 20 hours of artistic experiences outside of class each semester. Each hour is worth 10 points for a total of 200 points per semester. Hours can be obtained by working on plays outside of class, music lessons, art galleries, seeing plays, concerts etc.  Students are encouraged to begin obtaining hours as soon as possible and begin recording them on the allotted time sheet which is due at the end of the semester.

Students are required to see the Fall Play and Spring Play and write a review for each for 50 points. These reviews are due one week after the play closes.

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Second Year Advanced Drama

2nd Year Advanced Drama is designed for the third and fourth year drama student who is seeking to experience performance and training at the highest level. Students are expected to possess a serious respect for the craft of acting as a possible college/career path or at least a deep passion for the art form. It is strongly encouraged that students participate in productions outside of class, while continuing to develop and hone their individual practice.

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Theatre Technology

Theatre Tech is designed for students who are interested in the “behind the scenes” aspect of production. The course consists of part “design” and part “craft”. Throughout the year students will gain an understanding of how to design and implement lighting, set, costumes, props, sound, theatre business, stage management and makeup. Students will have an opportunity to work on three productions during the year,  including the Fall and Spring plays and the student directed One Acts.

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