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ACTING CLASS (2nd Semester)

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:   January 23-27, 2023                                             Welcome & "Composition"

WEEK 2:  Jan 30-Feb 3, 2023 (Winterfest Assembly Fri              Art on Stage / Exploration of Ideas

WEEK 3:  February 6-10, 2023 (Wed =Hrs 1-7 + Adv )                Artistic Intention / Types of Stages

WEEK 4:  February 13-17, 2023                                          Stage Directions / Believability

WEEK 5:  February 20-24, 2023  (Off M&T / Hrs 1-7 / Full Wed)  Motivated Movement / Stage Terms

WEEK 6:  February 27-March 3, 2023 (PT Conf 2/28)             Unit Test Review

                                                                                                 Unit 1 Summative Test  (IBKnowing/Understanding)    

Unit 2:  STORY

WEEK 7:  March 6-10, 2023                                                  The "building blocks" of a good story

                                                                                                  Unit 1 Summative (IB: Thinking Creatively

WEEK 8:  March 13-17, 2023 (Musical Week)                            Read a Play / Plot

WEEK 9:  March 20-24, 2023 (Spring Break Next wk)                  Analyze character / How to Physically Portray a Character

WEEK 10:  April 3-7, 2023 (Hrs 1-7 / Full Wed / No F)                   Monologues (Characterization Techniques & Rehearsal)

                                                                                                  Unit 2 Summative (Monologue) Performance (IB: Developing Skills)

 

Unit 3:  ....AAAND SCENE!

WEEK 11:  April 10-14, 2023 (Hrs 1-7 / Testing on April 12-13)    Scene Studies:  Determining Subtext

WEEK 12:  April 17-21, 2023                                                Scene Studies: A character's Wants & A scene's Beats 

WEEK 13:  May 1-5, 2023 (Hrs 1-7 / Full Wed = Sr. last day)           Scene Studies: A scene's Beats, Opening Beat, Build, Climax, & Blocking

WEEK 14:  May 8-12, 2023                                                      Unit 2/3 Summative (Play Review) - click HERE  (IB: Responding to Art)                             

WEEK 15:  May 15-19, 2023                                                 Scene Studies:  Stage Business (and Rehearsal)

WEEK 16:  May 22-26, 2023                                                 Rehearsal of Final Scenes (and Scene Studies)

WEEK 17:  May 29-June 2, 2023 (Off M / Full Wed / Hrs 1-7)                Rehearsal of Final Scenes (and Scene Studies)

                                                                                                  Unit 3 Summative Directed Scene Study (IB:  Developing Skills)

WEEK 18:  June 5-9, 2023  (M&T Hrs 1-7 / Exams W-F)                 Unit 3 Summative (Final) Performance  (IBKnow/Understand, Thinking Creatively)

                                                                                                    Unit 1-3 Summative Course Growth Reflection (IBResponding to Growth)

                                                                                                         Final Exam (Exam Study Guide)

                               

                                                                                              

                            

 

 

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