Sunday, September 29, 2013

Test: Primitive Theater (Ritual, Dance, and Storytelling!)

Theater I students!

Your test on the Primitive Theater unit is THIS TUESDAY, 10/1.

Please make sure you study - I've left the Powerpoint presentation of this information here on the blog, and below, follow the link to the Jeopardy review game.


Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Primitive Theater: Week of 9/16

Monday 9/16
·      Notes: Storytelling & Dance (complete Rituals)
·      Practice: Tableaus

Tuesday 9/17
·      Begin: Primitive Theater Project
·      Begin: Name Clan (according to location), Names for members of group, 10 Symbols (think: Wall paintings, hieroglyphs)

Wednesday 9/18
·      Continue: Primitive Theater Project
·      Complete: Naming & Symbolizing
·      Begin: Clan Story (click here to see assignment rubric)

Thursday 9/19
·      I will check for: Names & Symbols on envelopes!
·      Continue: Clan Story

Friday 9/20
·      Get ready for quiz: Complete Graphic Organizer
·      Complete: Clan Story

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Monday, September 9, 2013

Welcome to Theater Arts! (Week of September 9)

(For Theater II, III, or IV information, please click on the appropriate button near the top of this page.)

Theater I students should make a habit of visiting this page to:
  1. Find PowerPoints/notes from class sessions they have missed.
  2. Discover additional information about class topics they are interested in.
  3. Find the plan for the week and any handouts/examples needed for class.

This week in class (September 9 through September 13):

Monday 9/9: 
  • Story Maps DUE.  (They will be accepted LATE until Wednesday.)
  • Topic: Storytelling.
  • Story Map Presentations in front of class.
Tuesday 9/10:
  • Story Maps will still be accepted (count for no more than 70%).
  • Topic: Pantomime and Tableau.
  • Vocabulary: pantomime, tableau, blocking.
  • Group work: Create and present a short series of three tableaus in class.
Wednesday 9/11:
  • Final day Story Maps will be accepted (count for no more than 70%).
  • Topic: Primitive Theater (Rituals)
  • Vocabulary: ritual, shaman
  • Notes on Primitive Theater
  • Review on improvisation skills
Thursday 9/12:
  • Improvisation Skills Review
  • Topic: Primitive Theater (Storytelling and Dance)
  • Vocabulary: myth, Homer, dance
  • Notes on Primitive Theater
Friday 9/13:
  • Improvisation Skills Quiz
  • Review primitive theater vocabulary/terms
  • Improvisation

Auditions for "Guys and Dolls" 9/10, 9/11, and 9/12 after school
Sign up at the Black Box.