Theatre Department

Theatre Director: Dr. Heidi A. Temple


2017 - 2018 Course Offerings

Theater I

Students gain an understanding of the entire process through which human behavior is translated into a written drama, produced as a play, and presented to an audience. The study of theater aesthetics, history, and criticism is balanced with workshop training in acting and basic theater production skills. This course is the prerequisite for all other high school theater courses.

Advanced Acting

This course provides complex development of acting skills and theories begun in Theatre 2. Carefully structured methods of role/character development are introduced. The vocal and physical techniques of period and stylized acting are studied. Group experiences such as Children’s and Readers’ Theatre are provided. This course may be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Theatre 1 and 2 and/or permission from instructor
Credits: .5 (per semester) Fine Arts or Elective

Theatre I for ELL

Students gain an understanding of the entire process through which human behavior is translated into a written drama, produced as a play, and presented to an audience. The study of theatre aesthetics and criticism is balanced with discourse training that is geared towards developing English speaking skills, as well as workshop training in acting. All students will practice and refine speaking skills, perform scenes and monologues in class, write in various modes, and will participate to their full ability in class activities.
Course Prerequisites: None
Credits: .5 (per semester) Fine Arts or Elective