• Performing Arts

     

    Rehearsal: Tar and Feathers

     


  • DRAMA

    Meets Graduation Requirement in Visual and Performing Arts; Meets CSU/UC “F” Requirement
    Prerequisite: None
    Grades: 9-12 (1 year)
    10 Credits
    DESCRIPTION: Students will learn the basic stage terms and techniques. They will study character, its development and portrayal, learn the rehearsal process, and learn to interpret comic as well as serious scenes. They will perform in front of their peers and will participate in discussion. Daily attendance is imperative.
     

    ADVANCED DRAMA

    Meets Graduation Requirement in Visual and Performing Arts; Meets CSU/UC “F” Requirement
    Prerequisite: Drama I
    Grades 10-12 (1 year)
    10 Credits
    DESCRIPTION: Students will continue to study character development through exercises, improvisation, and scene presentations. Students will take an active part in scene/performance discussions. Students will rehearse in groups with student directors. Costuming, theatrical periods and styles will be topics of discussion.
     

    READERS THEATRE

    Meets Graduation Requirement in Visual and Performing Arts; Meets CSU/UC “F” Requirement
    Prerequisite: None
    Grades: 9-12 (1 year)
    10 Credits
    DESCRIPTION: This is the ideal course for beginning, motivated acting students. Readers Theater is a course designed to teach students the skill of reading plays aloud with verbal and facial expression. Students will learn the essentials of Readers Theatre characterization, styles of Readers Theatre directing and scripting techniques. This class is excellent for gaining self-confidence and for preparing students for Drama, Speech, or Radio and Television.
     

    ADVANCED READERS THEATRE

    Meets Graduation Requirement in Visual and Performing Arts; Meets CSU/UC “F” Requirement
    Prerequisite: Readers Theatre and permission of the instructor
    Grades 10-12 (1 year)
    10 Credits
    DESCRIPTION: The Advanced Readers Theatre class is designed for advanced performance, directing and script writing. Students have already learned Readers Theatre technique and script adaptation. This advanced course will utilize these strategies with a wide presentation of styles and materials.
     

    TECHNICAL THEATRE

    Meets Graduation Requirement in Visual and Performing Arts; Meets CSU/UC “F” Requirement
    Prerequisite:  Readers Theatre and permission of the instructor
    Grades: 11-12 (1year)
    10 credits
    DESCRIPTION: This course will explore the contemporary principles and practices in preparing the scenic environment for the school performances. It will emphasize the breadth of knowledge. Precision in craftsmanship, and the creative imagination needed to solve a variety of scenic presentational problems. It will offer the student
    experience in a desired craft: acting, directing, stage management, lighting, sound design, scenic design, set building. It is a production/performance oriented course, with students guided toward their creative choices in the dramatic arts. Students will be participating in performances outside of class time--acting, stage managing, lighting, sound designing, costuming, prop building, and set designing. Enrollment is based on teacher approval.
     
     
     

  • MILLER, JESSE

    ClassesAdvanced Drama, Advanced Reader's Theatre, Beginning Drama, Reader's Theatre, Technical Theater
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Last Modified on February 6, 2015