THEATER CLASSES

Tiny Theater

This is an introductory class in the Drama Department for younger students. It is designed to teach students the mechanics of acting with a fun, non-threatening approach. Students are encouraged to get to know their classmates, build trust so that they feel safe to express themselves among their peers. While playing acting games in every class, students will begin to understand their voice, their posture, and that who they are is a magnificent instrument created to assert their creative spirits!

Theater Games

Theater Games introduces students to many new and exciting forms of drama. Collaboration, teamwork, and imagination are all developed in this class.

Acting 1

This is an introductory class in the Drama Department for older students. It is designed to teach students the mechanics of acting with a fun approach. Students are encouraged to get to know their classmates, build trust so that they feel safe to express themselves among their peers. While playing acting games every class, students will begin to understand their voice, their posture, and that who they are is a magnificent instrument created to assert their creative spirits!

Storybook Theater

Classic fairy tales serve as inspiration for this drama class. Students work on developing their own unique characters and put together a short show by the end of class.

Performance Studies

This is a class geared toward the students who desire to grow as performers for the stage. Always reviewing the fundamentals taught in Acting 1, students will begin to use pantomime, emotional mining, and dialogue to understand the foundation of a believable performance. Students will participate in activities that continue to grow their knowledge and abilities. Each class is designed to challenge the student through interactive games, and collaborative projects. Drama takes very seriously the art of play and the importance of having fun!

Improv Theater

This is a class geared toward the students who desire to grow as performers for the stage. Always reviewing the fundamentals taught in Acting 1, students will begin to use pantomime, emotional mining, and dialogue to understand the foundation of a believable performance. Students will participate in activities that continue to grow their knowledge and abilities. Each class is designed to challenge the student through interactive games, and collaborative projects. Drama takes very seriously the art of play and the importance of having fun!

Directing 101

Students take an increased leadership in this class geared toward empowering students. They hone their playwriting and direct their fellow students while developing an original short play.