Theatre

Technical Theatre

Technical Theatre 
is based on the Indiana Academic Standards for Theatre. Students enrolledin Technical Theatre actively engage in the process of designing, building, managing, and implementing the technical aspects of a production. These activities should incorporate elements of theatre history, culture, analysis, response, creative process, and integrated studies. Additionally, students explore career opportunities in the theatre, attend and critique theatrical productions, and recognize the responsibilities and the importance of individual theatre patrons in their community. 

Participation requirements include doing backstage setup and teardown for at least two evening auditorium events.

  • Recommended Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
  • Recommended Prerequisites: none
  • Credits: semester course, credit per semester. The nature of this course allows for successive semesters of instruction at an advanced level provided that defined proficiencies and content standards are utilized.
  • Counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for all diplomas
  • Fulfills a Fine Arts requirement for the Core 40 Academic Honors Diploma
  • Laboratory Course


Theatre Arts

Theatre Arts is based on the Indiana Academic Standards for Theatre. Students enrolled inTheatre Arts read and analyze plays, create scripts and theatre pieces, conceive scenicdesigns, and develop acting skills. These activities incorporate elements of theatre history, culture, analysis, response, creative process, and integrated studies.

Additionally, students explore career opportunities in the theatre, attend and critique theatrical productions, and recognize the responsibilities and the importance of individual theatre patrons in their community. 

Participation requirements include doing backstage setup and teardown for at least two evening auditorium events.

  • Recommended Grade Level: 9, 10, 11,12
  • Recommended Prerequisites: none
  • Credits: 1 semester course, 1 credit per semester. The nature of this course allows for successive semesters of instruction at an advanced level provided that defined proficiencies and content standards are utilized.
  • Counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for all diplomas
  • Fulfills a Fine Arts requirement for the Core 40 Academic Honors Diploma
  • Laboratory Course



Advanced Acting

Advanced Acting is based on the Indiana Academic Standards for Theatre. Students enrolled in Advanced Acting research, create, and perform characters through script analysis, observation, collaboration and rehearsal. These activities should incorporate elements of theatre history, culture, analysis, response, creative process and integrated studies. Additionally, students explore career opportunities in the theatre by attending plays, meeting actors and discussing their work, and becoming theatre patrons in their community.

  • Recommended Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
  • Recommended Prerequisites: Theatre Arts
  • Credits: 1 semester course, 1 credit per semester. The nature of this course allows for successive semesters of instruction-at.an advanced level provided that defined proficiencies and content standards are utilized.
  • Counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for all diplomas
  • Fulfills a Fine Arts requirement for the Core 40 Academic Honors Diploma
  • Laboratory Course
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