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Acting and Directing


Grades: 10, 11 or 12

Subject Area/Course Credit: Creative Arts, 1 credit

Prerequisite: C- or above in Essential Theater, another beginning acting course or teacher recommendation (see Mrs. Eddy,

Acting and Directing is an advanced Theater Studies course allowing students to undertake individual and group presentations and workshops in new styles of theater. The role of the designer in theater is examined and a project is chosen from set, costume, or lighting design. Additionally, increased emphasis is placed on direction. Students work on small to medium scale productions developing their skills and controls as the director of a show. At the end of the course students perform for a live audience to apply the skills and techniques acquired during the year.