Includes pantomime, improve, content-less scenes, elements of voice and diction, stage areas and directions, stage pictures.
Unit Educational Objective:
Students will be able to perform a rehearsed scene with a partner while demonstrating their understanding of stage rules and creating believable characters with objectives and tactics.
National Core Arts Theatre Standards:
Apply basic research to construct ideas about the visual composition of a drama/theatre work.
Practice and revise a devised or scripted drama/theatre work using theatrical staging conventions. b. Explore physical, vocal and physiological choices to develop a performance that is believable, authentic, and relevant to a drama/theatre work.
Practice various acting techniques to expand skills in a rehearsal or drama/theatre performance.
Consider the aesthetics of the production elements in a drama/theatre work. c. Formulate a deeper understanding and appreciation of a drama/ theatre work by considering its specific purpose or intended audience.
Educational Objective: Students will create character backgrounds and relationships with scene partners by analyzing clues from the script and creating a Facebook profile for their characters based on their analysis.