Intro to Theatre/Theatre I
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Suggested Grade Level: 9 and 10
No Prerequisite; Credit: 1
This year-long, activity-oriented course is designed to introduce students to the art of the actor. This course provides an overview of the art, conventions, and history of theatre. The courses focus on learning about drama/theatre rather than performance. Students study dramatic elements, elements of production and elements of performance. Students also study major developments in dramatic literature and/or major playwrights, the history and formation of theatre as a cultural tradition, and critical appreciation of drama/theatre.
Production work required. Enrollment in the course constitutes agreement to fulfill all curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular requirements.