Drama Classes at Sehome

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INTRODUCTION TO ACTING (DRAMA 1)

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Length of Class: Semester

This is an introductory class that emphasizes speaking skills and concentrates on the tools of the performer: voice, body and mind. This class introduces acting skills, dramatic structure and vocabulary of the theater so that students will be better equipped to speak in front of an audience. All levels of previous theater experience are welcome. Monologues and group scene work will expose students to the finer points of acting.

INTERMEDIATE ACTING (DRAMA 2)

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Length of Class: Semester

This is an intermediate acting class that focuses on acting skills that are introduced in Beginning Drama. Students will polish their work through scene-studies, monologues and rehearsal strategies in a variety of theatrical styles. Students will focus on movements of theater history, including Greek Theatre, Shakespeare, Realism, Absurdism, Modernism and Post-Modernist Theatre. Intermediate Drama culminates in a final Showcase Performance that will be formed for the public at the end of the semester.

 

ADVANCED ACTING (DRAMA 4)

Grade Level: 10, 11, 12

Length of Class: Year

Drama 4 is an advanced theater class for students who wish to continue their skills from Intermediate Drama and who may wish to go into theatre professionally. Advanced Drama offers students the opportunity to participate in a true theatre ensemble. Students in the class will write, direct, and perform in theatre productions that will be performed for the community and for public performance at the Sehome Little Theatre. Units of study are based on the interests of the ensemble; previous units have included Book-It Theater, Interview Theater, One-Acts, Children’s Theater, and Independent Projects. This course may be repeated for credit.

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