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Advanced Theatre Arts

Course: 711

Grade Level:
Course Length:
1 Semester
.5 Credit
  • Intro to Theatre Arts or Departmental Approval
  • Performance in 2 High School Productions

Course Description:

This one-semester course presents detailed instruction in acting techniques, as well as an overview of other technical elements involved in a theatrical production:  set design, costume design, and directing. Students will gain a stronger understanding of using the actor’s tools - mind, body, and voice - in bringing characters to life through genuine and truthful storytelling. Students in this class are also encouraged to be directly involved in the state theatre competitions. Emphasis will be on student participation, performance, evaluation, and critique.