Students will demonstrate an understanding of stage combating by performing a choreographed fight.
Safety, stage combat moves, sound effects
CONTENT STANDARD 2: Acting by developing, communicating, and sustaining characters in improvisations and informal or formal productions.
Lesson 1: Stage Combat Basics
Students will demonstrate an understanding of stage fighting and hand-to-hand fighting moves by performing a small fight that incorporates the three types of break falls.
Lesson 2: Choreographing a Fight
Students will demonstrate an understanding of the basic punches, slaps, knaps, and kicks of stage combat and how to use these techniques by choreographing their own fight scene.
Lesson 3: Acting the Fight
Students will demonstrate an understanding of how to use acting techniques by rehearsing a teacher-choreographed fight and adding their own fight choreography.
Lesson 4: Rehearsal/Performance Day
Students will demonstrate an understanding of how to safely rehearse, perform, and write down a choreographed fight by performing their choreographed fight, turning a written notation of the fight and taking a quiz.
Stage Combat Unit of Lessons.Kathy Bruderer
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