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    THEATRE, FILM & BROADCAST

    Fine Arts Credit

     

    057320
    Acting for Digital Media
    Infinite Campus Name: ACTING FOR DIGITAL MEDIA
    Grade(s): 10 - 12
    Prerequisite: Foundations of Acting or prior theatre experience approved by instructor
    1/2 Fine Arts credit each semester

    This course will introduce the student to the basics of acting through digital media platforms, including television, film and other outlets. This course will include live tapings of scenes, monologues, commercials, and film projects. Students should expect minimal homework.
    057650
    Advanced Broadcast & Production
    Infinite Campus Name: ADV BROADCAST & PRODUCTION
    Grade(s): 10 - 12
    Prerequisite:  Broadcast & Production or LSP Broadcasting experience
    1/2 Electives credit each semester

    This project-focused course provides students with the chance to further explore both on air and production aspects of entertainment, news and sports broadcasting. Students will work independently and collaboratively; apply advanced audio and video editing techniques; and have the opportunity to produce content that will be shared with the public. In addition, the Advanced Broadcasting & Production class is a repeatable class where students can choose an emphasis of Audio Broadcasting, Video Broadcasting or Graphic Design for Broadcasting.
    057700
    Broadcast & Production
    Infinite Campus Name: BROADCAST AND PRODUCTION
    Grade(s): 09 - 12
    Prerequisite:  none
    1/2 Electives credit each semester

    This single semester, project-based course provides students with the chance to better understand both on air and production aspects of entertainment, news and sports broadcasting. Students will work independently and collaboratively; be introduced to audio and video editing; and participate in real world application in the broadcasting world.
    057720
    Introduction to Theatre
    Infinite Campus Name: INTRO TO THEATRE
    Grade(s): 09 - 12
    Prerequisite:  None
    1/2 Fine Arts credit each semester

    An introductory course to the world of theatre. This class will cover aspects of the theatre, including the play, the actor, and the audience. Group and individual performances and projects will be used to develop skills necessary for theatre. Students should expect minimal homework.
    057730
    Comedy in Action
    Infinite Campus Name: COMEDY IN ACTION
    Grade(s): 09 - 12
    Prerequisite:  Previous theatre experience or permission of instructor
    1/2 Fine Arts credit each semester

    This course will introduce students to the art of performing comedy.  Students will perform in scripted and original works using a variety of forms which may include: improv, sketch and stand up comedy. Students should expect minimal memorization and homework.
    057740
    Advanced Comedic Performance
    Infinite Campus Name: ADV COMEDIC PERFORMANCE
    Grade(s): 09 - 12 
    Prerequisite:  Grade of B or better in Comedy in Action (Formerly known as Improv)
    1/2 Fine Arts credit each semester 

    This course is meant to build on skills learned in Comedy in Action and will offer additional opportunities to showcase these in a public performance created and produced by the class which may include: Long Form Improvisation, Devised Theatre, Solo Performance, and Sketch Comedy. Students should expect some memorization and minimal homework.
    057760
    Technical Design and Construction
    Infinite Campus Name: TECH DESIGN AND CONSTR
    Grade(s): 09 - 12
    Prerequisite:  Permission of Instructor
    1/2 Fine Arts credit each semester

    This course will cover areas of technical theatre design & construction which may include:  scenic, lighting, sound, properties and costume/makeup elements.  Students should expect homework. Additional after-school and/or evening hours may also be required.
    057800
    Foundations of Acting
    Infinite Campus Name: FOUNDATIONS OF ACTING
    Grade(s): 10 - 12
    Prerequisite:  Introduction to Theatre
    1/2 Fine Arts credit each semester

    This course will introduce the use of characterization, movement, and analysis through contemporary monologues and scenes. Students will become more comfortable analyzing, memorizing and performing for an audience.  Students should expect some homework and preparation outside of class time.
    057810
    Advanced Acting (Honors Option)
    Infinite Campus Name: ADVANCED ACTING
    Grade(s): 10 - 12
    Prerequisite:  Grade of C or better in Foundations of Acting or permission of instructor
    1/2 Fine Arts credit each semester

    This course will explore different methods and styles of acting, using classical monologues and scenes. Students will develop advanced acting techniques through analysis, historical research and critical thinking. Memorization is required.  Students should expect some homework and preparation outside of class time. 
    057820
    Directing (Honors Option)
    Infinite Campus Name: DIRECTING
    Grade(s): 12
    Prerequisite:  Foundations of Acting, one additional higher level Theatre course, and Technical Design & Construction or equivalent co-curricular technical experience, with permission of instructor.
    1/2 Fine Arts credit each semester

    This course is for the advanced theatre student who is ready to demonstrate proficiency as a director. It is a laboratory course, which uses the theatrical production process as its experiment. Through the art of directing, acting, and design, students will apply these concepts to a final production, to be presented to the school and public. Successful completion of Actor's Studio 2 is required, as well as time commitment after school. An Honors grade may be earned.
    057870
    Cinematography & Screenwriting (FA)
    Infinite Campus Name: CINEMA AND SCREENWRITING-FA
    Grade(s): 10 - 12
    Prerequisite:  none
    1/2 Fine Arts credit each semester

    This single semester course provides students with an introduction to the world of filmmaking and screenwriting. Through independent and project learning, students will explore character analysis and development, storyline and plot, genre and style; as well as, camera angles and production editing and application.
    055950
    Let's Act Together
    Infinite Campus Name: Let's Act Together
    Grade(s): 09 - 12
    Prerequisite: Counselor approval
    1/2 Fine Arts credit each semester

    This course provides modified instruction for students with unique abilities in the area of theatre arts. Each student will be working together with general education mentors in grades 10-12, to increase socio-emotional interactions and development through activities and performances related to the art of theatre. Students will develop skills in physicalization, character development, performance and production. 
    057950
    Theatre Mentor
    Infinite Campus Name: DRAMA/THEATRE MENTOR
    Grade(s): 10 - 12
    Prerequisite:  Previous Theatre Class or Permission from Instructor
    1/2 Elective credit each semester

    This course will give students the opportunity to use and improve their performance skills by mentoring others as they serve as assistants for students with physical and/or developmental disabilities who are enrolled in Theatre Arts. Students will take on the role of 'scene partners' to provide leadership and ensemble in a variety of performance activities in a theatre studio setting.
    127730
    Performace for Musical Theatre
    Infinite Campus Name: PERF FOR MUS THEATRE
    Grade(s): 09 - 12
    Prerequisite:  Previous acting, singing, or dance experience is helpful but not required.
    1/2 Fine Arts credit each semester

    This course will introduce students to the performance techniques of musical theatre, including vocal, acting and dance. Students will participate in performances of musical theater scenes and songs. Students should expect some homework and performance outside of class time.