Theater Arts - Grades 6, 7, and 8

Semester

In this beginning course of theater, students are introduced to an overview of drama. Basic acting and stage terms are incorporated through a series of activities and simple presentations. The student will identify responsibilities involved in a variety of dramatic presentations. In addition, the student will learn basic evaluative techniques of dramatic productions.

Theater Arts - Grade 8

Year

Students who are highly motivated are eligible to take a full year of Theater Arts at the eighth grade level. This course emphasizes the development of acting skills, play analysis, play production, historical and social impact of theater as an art form and theater as a profession. This course will provide a natural progression into further studies in drama at the high school level.