This course introduces and provides experience in all aspects of theatre arts. Students study basic principles of acting including character analysis, textual interpretation, voice, movement, collaboration, improvisation, and critical analysis of performance. Additionally, students gain a working knowledge of theatre history and the multiple forms of theatrical performance, as well as the technical aspects of theater and theatrical design. Special emphasis is placed on theatrical vocabulary and codes of conduct, as well as the creation, production, direction of monologues and scenes.
Course # 17750
Course Term: Yearlong
Grade Levels: 9-12
Graduation Credit: Visual & Performing Arts General electives
CSU/UC: Visual & Performing Arts(f)