Drama 10 (3 credits)

Prerequisite: None

This course is an introduction to the stage and to theatrical practice. This course includes an introduction to basic physical and vocal warm-up skills and emphasizes the study of movement including tableau, mime, and physical theatre techniques. The course includes a study of improvisation practices including theatre sports, and may also cover elements of stage fighting or a short scene study. The overall goal is to develop the student’s creative potential and to promote a positive self-image through the acquisition of theatre skills.

Drama 10 (5 credits)

Prerequisite: None

This is a full semester course. It is an introduction to several elements of the dramatic arts. In addition to covering everything in the 3 credit course, this course may also include a technical theatre unit such as lighting, sound, costume, or mask, theatre history studies, and/or a further development of improvisation studies.

Drama 20 (3 credits)

Prerequisite: Drama 10

Drama 20 (3 credit) continues to advance the students stage skills with a focus on performance. The student will work on group performances, classic and contemporary scene studies and monologues. Students will also write their own scenes and monologues.

Drama 20 (5 credits)

Prerequisite: Drama 10

Providing advanced work and emphasis on performing, this course continues creating theatre skills through work with Movement, contemporary and classic scene studies and audition monologues. Students will also be expected to write their own plays and participate in a class project.

Drama 30 (5 credits)

Prerequisite: Drama 20 (5-credit)

This course features post-secondary preparation in acting and directing. There is a strong emphasis on self-directed work, generating projects and ensemble performance. This course also includes continued study in technical theatre, playwriting and performance to a larger audience.

Technical Theater 15/25/35 (3 credits each) - Outside the Schedule Commitment

Prerequisite: None/15/25

This is a non-performance course, which gives the student a chance to explore the technical side of theatre. Students work both in class and outside the time-table on the drama department productions and eventually become the running crew. Students will experience costume, makeup, sound, lights, set construction and Stage Management. Students must be very committed to theatre studies to be successful in this course. This course consists of time outside the student timetable; and involves a students’ time commitment around the drama and dance production.

Drama

Drama 10 (3 credits)

Prerequisite: None

This course is an introduction to the stage and to theatrical practice. This course includes an introduction to basic physical and vocal warm-up skills and emphasizes the study of movement including tableau, mime, and physical theatre techniques. The course includes a study of improvisation practices including theatre sports, and may also cover elements of stage fighting or a short scene study. The overall goal is to develop the student’s creative potential and to promote a positive self-image through the acquisition of theatre skills.

Drama 10 (5 credits)

Prerequisite: None

This is a full semester course. It is an introduction to several elements of the dramatic arts. In addition to covering everything in the 3 credit course, this course may also include a technical theatre unit such as lighting, sound, costume, or mask, theatre history studies, and/or a further development of improvisation studies.

Drama 20 (3 credits)

Prerequisite: Drama 10

Drama 20 (3 credit) continues to advance the students stage skills with a focus on performance. The student will work on group performances, classic and contemporary scene studies and monologues. Students will also write their own scenes and monologues.

Drama 20 (5 credits)

Prerequisite: Drama 10

Providing advanced work and emphasis on performing, this course continues creating theatre skills through work with Movement, contemporary and classic scene studies and audition monologues. Students will also be expected to write their own plays and participate in a class project.

Drama 30 (5 credits)

Prerequisite: Drama 20 (5-credit)

This course features post-secondary preparation in acting and directing. There is a strong emphasis on self-directed work, generating projects and ensemble performance. This course also includes continued study in technical theatre, playwriting and performance to a larger audience.

Technical Theater 15/25/35 (3 credits each) - Outside the Schedule Commitment

Prerequisite: None/15/25

This is a non-performance course, which gives the student a chance to explore the technical side of theatre. Students work both in class and outside the time-table on the drama department productions and eventually become the running crew. Students will experience costume, makeup, sound, lights, set construction and Stage Management. Students must be very committed to theatre studies to be successful in this course. This course consists of time outside the student timetable; and involves a students’ time commitment around the drama and dance production.