Registration 2017-18

Wakefield High School

Theatre Arts Courses 2017~2018

Theatre I – Beginning – “Beginning Studio” – 1 Term – Open to ALL students grades 9-12.  All acting students will be required to learn juggling skills. – No audition is required for this class however a strong desire in theatre is essential for success.  This class is NOT AN EASY “A”!

 Theatre II – Intermediate – “Intermediate Studio” – 1 Term – Open to ALL students grades 9-12.   Prerequisite: Beginning Theatre (B avg) or Successful Audition (please visit https://goo.gl/forms/D8nOFPbfoMejlKj13 for audition requirements and to request an audition time)

Theatre III – Proficient (Honors) – 1 Term – Open to ALL students grades 10-12.  Prerequisite: Audition Only (please visit https://goo.gl/forms/D8nOFPbfoMejlKj13 for audition requirements and to request an audition time)

 Theatre IVAdvanced (Honors) – 2 Terms – Open to ALL students grades 10-12.  Prerequisite: Audition Only (please visit https://goo.gl/forms/D8nOFPbfoMejlKj13 for audition requirements and to request an audition time) Students must sign up for Advanced Theatre Studio for FALL and SPRING as this is a yearlong course.

Technical Theatre I – Beginning – Open to ALL students grades 9-12.  This class is an overview of all the aspects of working backstage for a theatre production.  Areas include: Production Organization and Management, The Design Process, History of the Theatre, Stage and it’s equipment, Style Composition and Design, Color, Scenic Design, Tools and Materials, Production Techniques, Stage Properties, Scene Painting, Lighting Design, Electrical Theory, Costume Design, Makeup Design, Sound Design and Methods of Drawing for the Theatre.  There is also a “crew” component to this course which involves “hands on” learning.  This class is NOT AN EASY “A”!

Technical Theatre II – Intermediate – This class is in conjunction with our Proficient Studio.  Technical theatre students must interview prior to being accepted in the program.  Interviews take place April 29, 2015 in the auditorium.   (please visit https://goo.gl/forms/D8nOFPbfoMejlKj13 for audition requirements and to request an audition time)  Students should be prepared to discuss their interest in all areas of production and any special skills they have or would like to develop.

Technical Theatre III – Proficient (Honors) – This class is in conjunction with our Advanced Studio.  Technical theatre students must interview prior to being accepted in the program Interviews take place April 29, 2015 in the auditorium.   (please visit https://goo.gl/forms/D8nOFPbfoMejlKj13 for audition requirements and to request an audition time)Students should be prepared to discuss their interest in all areas of production and any special skills they have or would like to develop.  These students should register for two terms of Technical Theatre III Advanced (Honors).

Independent Study Theatre – Advanced (Honors) – The student works independently in a special area of theatrical concentration selected by the student with the theatre teacher’s approval.  A student must have arranged a program of study prior to registering for this course.  See Mr. Orsett for more information in interested.