Theatre Arts Pathway/Strand

  • Theatre Arts

    The purpose of the theatre arts strand is to allow students to perform, analyze, create and critique performances in a variety of settings. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of roles within theatre such as acting, directing, and technical theatre. Students will also develop a solid understanding of and develop skills for various career possibilities within the theatre arts.

    Acting Emphasis- This course of study is designed for the student who wants to explore acting and/or directing. The emphasis was created to help the actor and the director become creative artist. Students in the Acting Emphasis program are expected to strive for excellence in all areas of the art and craft of acting through highly challenging coursework, performance based projects, and productions.
    *Student must complete the following to complete this program.
    • perform in at least one main-stage production
    • perform a solo piece
    Course of Study (5 Credits)
    • Freshman
      • Theatre 1-2 (FA40) or Theatre 3-4 (FA41)
    • Sophomore
      • Theatre 3-4 (FA41) or Theatre 5-6 (FA42)
    • Junior
      • Theatre 5-6 (FA42) and/or
      • Choir/Dance/stagecraft
    • Senior
      • Theatre 5-6 (FA42) and/or
      • Choir/Dance/stagecraft

     

    Stagecraft Emphasis-This course of study is designed for the student who wants to explore technical theatre. Students in the Stagecraft Emphasis program are expected to strive for excellence in all areas of the art and craft of technical theatre through highly challenging coursework, performance based projects, and productions.
    *Student must complete the following to complete this program.
    • crew head/participate in at least one main-stage production.
    • present their portfolio
    Course of Study (5 Credits)
    • Freshman
      • Stagecraft 1-2 (FA43)
    • Sophomore
      • Stagecraft 3-4 (FA44)
    • Junior
      • Stagecraft and/or
      • Graphic art/theatre 1-2/ fashion design/Drawing 1-2
    • Senior
      • Stagecraft and/or
      • Graphic art/theatre 1-2/ fashion design/Drawing 1-2