Theater Arts I (10 credits)
A process-based course with emphasis on acting technique. The class will study theater arts as a form of expression. This course includes the following units of study: concentration, imagination, relaxation, improvisation, script analysis, moment to moment playing, voice, and speech. Students will present their newly learned craft in a production. As in all theater arts classes, respect for self and the community of the class will be developed.
Prerequisite: Audition and interview with instructor held in late spring
Theater Arts II (10 credits)
A performance-based class with emphasis on acting technique. Students will perform and produce a contemporary play. Elements of production (lights, sound, set, costumes, publicity, stage management, etc) are introduced. Character development and intensive performance studies continue.
Prerequisite: Theater Arts I