High School Theatre Courses

  • 771 THEATRE ARTS I
    Grade 9-12      1 Credit
    Theatre Arts I is an introduction to the dramatic arts. Topics include basic warm ups and acting techniques; a brief overview of the history of theatre arts; interpreting dramatic literature; careers in Theatre; and an introduction to the technical elements of theatrical production

    772-4 THEATRE ARTS II, III, and IV
    Grade 10-12      1 Credit
    Prerequisite: Theatre Arts I, II, or III and recommendation of teacher
    These courses build on the background established in Theatre Arts I, continuing the study of the historical evolution of the theatre, dramatic literature, and production styles. Basic components of production are studied and applied through performance.

    781-3 THEATRE ARTS PRODUCTION I, II, III, IV
    Grade 10-12      1 Credit
    Prerequisite: Audition with theatre teacher
    Students will become a performing group and produce theatre, including UIL one-act play competition. Participation in plays and contests are mandatory.

    791 TECHNICAL THEATRE I
    Grade 10-12      1 Credit
    Prerequisite: Theatre Arts I and teacher recommendation
    Students will learn all aspects of the backstage side of theatre including: set construction, scenic art, set design, lighting, rigging, sound, costuming, make up, theatre management, box office and publicity. This will be a hands-on course with many opportunities.

    792-3 TECHNICAL THEATRE II AND III
    Grade 11-12      1 Credit
    Prerequisite: Technical Theatre I and teacher approval
    This course builds on the background established in Technical Theatre I; continuing the opportunities to experience all technical aspects of the theatre.

Contact Us

  • Keith Witt
    KWitt
    Fine Arts Director
    (210) 945-5560