Curriculum units under “Movement” include anything to get young performers more comfortable in their bodies and stronger in their physicality. Topics can include pantomime, dance, mask work, animal imagery, etc.
Viewpoints Scene Work by Jessica Johnson
Subject: Applying the techniques of Viewpoints to a scene.
Students will demonstrate their ability to interpret and respond to artistic mediums and their understanding of physical viewpoints by creating, rehearsing, and performing a 2-3 minute silent group scene in response to an artistic work.
Using Imagination and Movement to Respond to Art by Jennifer Ansted
Students will demonstrate their ability to interpret and respond to artistic mediums and their ability to interact with imaginary things, become objects with their bodies, and express emotions and ideas with their bodies. The will do this by creating, rehearsing, and performing a 3-5-minute silent group scene in response to an artistic work.
Objective: Students will demonstrate their knowledge of and ability to safely fight on stage by creating and performing an unarmed stage fight, submitting a script for the fight that uses the correct terminology, and stating the safety rules of stage combat, entries to their learning log, and a test at the end of the unit. ...