Classen School of Advanced Studies Teacher: Michael Payne- M.Ed. National Board Certified Teacher-CTE: EAYA-Arts and Communication
Classroom : C110
Theatre History I is a review of different periods of theatrical history, including cultural perspectives, plays, acting styles, staging convention, costuming, and playwrights. Students will study the history of the theatre and the role the theatre has played in the development of civilization – its value as the embodiment of all art forms as well as its role in society. Students will continue to learn the terminology and vocabulary of the theatre and some of the basic history of man’s search for expression.
Recognize major developments in theatre history.
Understand how theatre works in relation to cultures, times, and places
Recognize the distinguishing characteristics of theater from diverse cultures.
Understand the social, political and economic factors that influence the development of theatre in a particular era
Compare and contrast different genres of theatre (e.g., drama, comedy, musical theatre, opera)
Analyze dramatic works in the context of the culture, time, and place in which they originated
1. A folder of specific coloring. 2. 10 plastic savers. 3. 5 dividers. 4. Colored pencils
LATE WORK AND TUTORING:
Assigned work is due 2 days after an excused absence. Individual or group performances will be made up with an alternative assignment or by scheduling an appointment with the instructor. The entire group must be present to make up group assignments. Additional help is available before and after school.
1. Be on time.
2. Respect self and others.
3. Listen, pay attention and follow directions.
4. NO GUM CHEWING ON STAGE.
Process (50%): Daily Grades Product (50%): Tests (Written and Performance)