ACTING CLASS

PURPOSE OF THE COURSE:

Acting is an introductory course designed to encourage individuals of ALL talent levels to "step out of their comfort zones" in order to develop individual and group performance skills through the art of theatre.

 

SYLLABUS

UNITS:

Acting class is broken into three units:  STAGE, STORY, aaand SCENE!   (See syllabus above for description of each.)

 

ACTING CLASS SCHEDULE:

(for Face-to-Face AND Absence Learning)

Unit 1:  STAGE

WEEK 1:   Aug. 25-26, 2022  (Advisory + Hours 1-7)                   Welcome & "Composition"

WEEK 2:  Aug, 29 - Sept. 1, 2022  (Hrs 1-7 / No school Fri.)       Art on Stage / Exploration of Ideas

WEEK 3:  Sept. 6-9, 2022  (Hours 1-7 / No school Mon.)               Artistic Intention / Types of Stages

WEEK 4:  Sept. 12-16, 2022  (Assembly Friday)                         Stage Directions / Believability

WEEK 5:  Sept. 19-23, 2022                                                 Motivated Movement / Stage Terms

WEEK 6:  Sept 26-30, 2022                                                  Unit Test Review /  Unit 1 Summative Test  (IB:  Knowing/Understanding)    

Unit 2:  STORY

WEEK 7:  October 3-7, 2022 (Wed=Adv.+1-7; 1st hr = short)       Intro to Story Unit  / The "building blocks" of a good story

WEEK 8:  Oct. 12-14, 2022 (Off M&T / Full Wed. / Hrs 1-7)          Story Performance / Unit 1 Summative Performances (IB: Thinking Creatively) 

WEEK 9:  Oct. 17-21, 2022                                                  Reading a Play / Plot

WEEK 10:  Oct. 24-28, 2022                                                Analyze character / How to Physically Portray a Character

WEEK 11:  Oct. 31 - Nov. 4, 2022                                       Monologues (Rehearsal)

WEEK 12:  Nov. 7-11, 2022                                                 Unit 2 Summative (Monologue) Performance (IB: Developing Skills)

Unit 3:  ....AAAND SCENE!

WEEK 13-14: Nov. 14-18 & Nov 21-22 (Hrs 1-7)                 Wants, Obstacles, Tactics 

                             Unit 2 Summative (Play Review) - click HERE  (IB: Responding)

WEEK 15:  Nov. 28 - Dec 2 (No school Wed. / Hrs 1-7)             Blocking with Wants / Rehearsal

WEEK 16:  Dec. 5-9, 2022                                                   Beats & Blocking / Rehearsal

WEEK 17:  Dec 12-16, 2022                                               Blocking Scenes / Rehearsal

WEEK 18:  Dec 19-22, 2022 (No School Friday / Hrs 1-7)          Rehearsal of Final Scenes

WEEK 19:  Jan 9-13, 2023                                                  Rehearsal of Final Scenes

WEEK 20:  Jan 17-20, 2023 (No Mon. / Wed SE / Exams on Th/F))  Unit 3 Summative (Final) Performance  (IB:  Knowing/Understanding, Developing Skills)

                            Course Growth Reflection  (IB: Responding)