THEATRE I (0.5 Credit Available)
Can be completed in any order.
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Description||Credit(s)||Fulfills|
|BTHEATRE1||Unit 1: Theatre History||Students will gain a general knowledge and background history of the theatre and its development. This is accomplished by reading background material, by completing review sections on plays and other aspects of theatre, and finally by writing an ORIGINAL biographical paper about a playwright OR producing a short piece in one of the styles learned about.||0.125 or 1/8th||The Arts|
|BTHEATRE2||Unit 2: The Critic||Students will develop an appreciation of theatre and an ability to reflect on performances by reading the background material, attending 2 LIVE theatre performances and writing a 2-page critique for each performance viewed.||0.125 or 1/8th||The Arts|
|BTHEATRE3||Unit 3: Costuming||Students will understand the purposes and importance of costuming in theatre by reading about costumes of early history through modern times, learning costume design methods and techniques and planning and designing their own costumes.||0.125 or 1/8th||The Arts|
|BTHEATRE4||Unit 4: Musical Theatre||Students will gain a general knowledge and background history of musical theatre and its development. This is accomplished by reading background material, by completing review questions on musical theatre and finally by viewing 2 musicals (live or movies) and writing a reflection piece OR memorizing and performing (on video) 4 songs from a musical(s).||0.125 or 1/8th||The Arts|