LENGTH: Semester GRADES: 9, 10, 11, 12 PREREQUISITE: Theatre Arts
Instruction in this course builds upon the skills developed in the Theatre Arts course. Students will begin to explore the acting technique (audition, rehearsal, and performance) of Michael Shurtleff. They will apply their knowledge as they perform in several scenes. Students will also have the opportunity to study three classic plays. Emphasis will also be placed on studying other acting techniques by many famous teachers including Constantin Stanislavski, Lee Strasberg, and Stella Adler. Students will also gain experience in performance through theatre games and improvisational games. If the opportunity arises, students may have the opportunity to see quality local theatre. Participation in all acting projects is required.