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Mahomet-Seymour Schools

Curriculum

Language Arts - Drama

 

Drama I

 

The learner will be able to get in front of a group of people, comfortably, and present themselves with excellent volume and enunciation.

The learner will be able to know some basic theatre vocabulary.

 

The learner will be able to analyze a character in preparation for performance.

The learner will be able to evaluate a variety of different types of materials in consideration for performance.

 

The learner will be able to give positive, constructive feedback to their fellow actors.

 

The learner will be able to act as attentive audience members for a variety of different types of performance.

 

The learner will be able to prepare a wide variety of different dynamic theatrical performances including:  Personal Storytelling, Pantomime, Oral Interpretation (of prose and poetry), Duet Scenes (comedic and dramatic), and Monologues (two of contrasting styles).

The learner will be able to prepare for and participate in theatrical auditions in different settings with different types of directors.

 

 

 

 

 

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Drama II

 

The learner will be able to discuss and evaluate key developments in theatre history with a special focus on American Theatre History.

 

The learner will be able to know key theatrical behind-the-scenes jobs.

 

The learner will be able to demonstrate abilities to complete basic designs in the following technical areas:

 

Make-up (Know basic application techniques and some key specialty make-up techniques)

Props (Know how to develop a prop list and design and find and/or build some basic props)

Costumes (Know how to develop a basic costume plot and find and/or build some basic costumes)

 

The learner will be able to write a 10-Minute play with strong character and plot choices.

 

The learner will be able to produce a 10-Minute play series with classmates (jobs may include acting, directing, costumes, props, sets, etc.).

 

 

 

 

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