Theatre Production I - IV offers students the opportunity to study and apply theatrical concepts and techniques to actual productions. Attendance or participation at after school, evening and weekend events is required.
- To apply and test knowledge through work on a variety of theatre productions
- To demonstrate an understanding of all aspects of theatrical production including acting, directing, design, technical, publicity, management, and producing
- To describe, analyze, interpret, and evaluate dramatic literature and theatrical productions
- To apply performance practices and use critical language as it applies to the work of others
- To develop a more complex understanding of the co-curricular relationships that exist within the broader liberal arts disciplines
- To attend auditions or apply to university or conservatory training programs, ultimately seeking employment in education or in the professional world of theatre or a related industry
- Be on time. Tardiness will not be tolerated.
- Work hard. Come to all class periods with all necessary materials.
- Love each other. Life is too short to be ugly to one another -- lift each other up.
- Blue or black pen
- 1 subject spiral notebook (three hole punched preferred)
- 1” binder for notes and class handouts
Major grades are projects, assessments, and/or other in-class presentations that account for 60% of the nine weeks grade. Daily grades are participation grades or homework assignments that account for 40% of the nine weeks grade. Per district policy, there will be a minimum of two (2) daily grades recorded per week and one (1) major grade recorded every other week, with a minimum of four (4) major grades being recorded during a nine week period.
Students are expected to attend two (2) Ovation Theatre performances per semester as a fulfillment of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for high school theatre. Attendance will be part of the course grades.