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Theater Arts

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Listed below are the subjects being offered in the Theater Tech Department.  Just click on the subject and read the course description.  Make sure to check if there is any prerequisite required.
DRAMA I 97310
GRADES OFFERED: 10
PREREQUISITES: Performing Arts approval
CREDIT:1 (Single period)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Learn basic theater principles in stage movement, voice, diction, and pantomime. Study the history and vocabulary of theater. Practice techniques to overcome stage-fright and develop self-confidence. Concentrate on improvisational techniques and acting skills for in-class performance and video projects.
Write original scenes as well as acting skills for in-class performance and video projects. Write original scenes as well as act in established scenes.
Develop oral interpretation skills. Study the works of selected major playwrights. For theater arts majors and other interested students. NO ENGLISH CREDIT. ELECTIVE COURSE ONLY.

DRAMA II 97320
GRADES OFFERED: 11
PREREQUISITES: Drama I or audition
CREDIT: 2 (Double period)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Demonstrate proficiency in characterization, diction, memorization, and concentration.Study and deliver monologues and scene work from modern sources
as well as Shakespeare sonnets and plays. Perform on various stages to demonstrate mastery of skills. Live performances are required. For theatre arts majors and other interested students.
NO ENGLISH CREDIT. ELECTIVE COURSE ONLY.

DRAMA III 97330
GRADES OFFERED: 12
PREREQUISITES: Drama II or audition
CREDIT: 2 (Double period)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Demonstrate proficiency in monologue delivery for audition purposes; develop a working resume for jobs in the theater and learn about various theater-related occupations. Perform one-act plays, musical comedies, and other projects (required). Study the works of selected major playwrights. For theater arts majors or other interested students. NO ENGLISH CREDIT. ELECTIVE COURSE ONLY.