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Theatre » Theatre Arts III Directing for the Stage

Theatre Arts III Directing for the Stage

This course provides critical and theoretical opportunities for the student of theatre. Students focus on production elements including directing skills, playwriting, and stage management as well as acting technique using the students enrolled in Theatre 2 as the acting ensemble. This course integrates theatre skills for the career-oriented student featuring extensive amount of work in play/script analysis and the evolution of theatrical art, as well as the study of advanced acting techniques, character analysis, and auditioning methods. Students attend drama seminars, direct portions of a full-length play in the fall, study, explore and finally present a lesson on the historical and cultural content of theatre for a specific period in the winter, and produce several one act plays in the spring. Rehearsals for class projects and productions extend beyond the class, and students are expected to work outside of class time on a semi-regular basis. Prerequisite: Theatre 2 - Production and Performance
Course # 17740 
Course Term: Yearlong 
Grade Levels: 11-12 
Graduation Credit: Visual & Performing Arts General electives 
CSU/UC: Visual & Performing Arts(f) Electives(g)