Learn basic theater principles in stage movement, voice, diction, and pantomime. Study the history and vocabulary of theater. Practice techniques to overcome stage-fright and develop self-confidence. Concentrate on improvisational techniques and acting skills for in-class performance and video projects.

Write original scenes as well as acting skills for in-class performance and video projects. Write original scenes as well as act in established scenes.

Develop oral interpretation skills. Study the works of selected major playwrights. Students will also be involved in one acts plays, musicals/ and or straight plays. (This is a requirement for the class. This may be onstage or may also be offstage in one or more of the areas of theatrical design.)

Materials: 

  • 1.5 inch 3-ring binder with pockets or pocket inserts 
  • loose leaf paper