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.

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