ACTING 1: Recreational Track
Beginning Acting: 7-9 years old
Beginning Acting: 10+ years old
An introduction to performance including the basic tenets of stage presence including body, voice and imagination. Students will learn stage directions, rehearsal etiquette, beginning improvisational games and what it means to create a character for the stage. Beginning Acting students participate in the process of creating their scene for the main stage show.
RPA TECH TEAM: Recreational Track
The Tech Team will be taught in tandem with other teachers who are specialized in these areas. Students will participate in 3-5 field trips to places where they can experience functioning technical aspects of the theatre including, costume production, set building, sound design etc. These students will spend portions of class discussing how the various elements of a show outside of performance help to tell the story of the play. This class will also be a “working class” meaning that students will be a part of construction and strike of the set and costumes. They will participate in backstage crew as we need them. This class will serve the needs of each production and it can evolve with the interests of the students who are taking the class.
IMPROVISATION: Recreational Track (non-performance based)
Beginning Improv: 10+