Theatre II is a HALF YEAR theatre course that is open to 8th and 9th graders who have already taken theatre I in 7th, 8th, or 9th grade. Theatre II focus is to introduce students to the basics of theatre appreciation, acting, movement and auditioning. It is a wonderful course to take if students are interested in auditioning into the FULL YEAR Theatre III advanced acting class later in their high school career.
Using the State Theatre Core as a guide, students will work together and briefly study the following units:
Unit One: Theatre Games, Classroom Culture and Unity Unit Two: Theatre Vocabulary & Spaces -Auditorium/Blackbox Theatre Unit Three: Intro to Theatre History. Genres & Scripts Unit Four: Storytelling / Script-writing Unit Five: Character History & Script Analysis Unit Six: Intro to Acting & Audition Unit Seven: Musical Theatre Unit Eight: Analyzing, Critiquing & Creating Meaning