Course Meeting:
Classes will take place every other Saturday beginning January 6, 2018, from 10am - 11am

Course Pre-requisites:
Students must be 12 years of age or older and have a desire to learn about the basics of acting technique and theatre production.

Course Materials:
Because of the nature of the course, students are required to bring a notebook and writing utensil to class. Students will also be required, on occasion, to bring in scripts and/or props
to practice their craft.

Course Description:
The purpose of this course is to provide the complete experience in theatre, what it takes
to develop a show from first thought to the final strike. Activities will be designed so
students can learn how to research, act, design, direct, etc. They will learn to explore the purpose of the play and the idea that desires to be expressed. The ultimate goal is to
provide students with the complete guided experience, but also to allow them the time
and space for self-discovery throughout the process. Students will be led in the process
of creating a work of art that can minister to others and glorify God.

Course Objectives:
Students will study plot development, story line, character analysis, and character relationships, in order to develop designs for set, costumes, props, lights, and sound.
Students will explore all types of staging and then make the choices that would best suit
the script they are handling. Through this they will fully understand the tasks that are essential to producing.

Course Content/Topics:
The following material will be covered in class:
1. Parts of a Theatre
2. Roles in Production
3. Production Process
4. Staging/Blocking
5. Components of a Quality Monologue
6. Getting into Character
7. Effecting Dialogue
8. Read-Through’s
9. Improv Techniques using Fairytales and Bible Stories
10.Spoken Word
11.Costuming/Set/Light Design
12. Working with Props
13. Analyzing Character
14.Analyzing Scripts
15.Writing Meaningful Scripts

Registration Fee:
$25 per student; $40 for a family of 2 or more living in the same household
Monthly Fee: $30