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.
National Arts Core Theatre Standards:
TH: Cn10.1.I.a. Investigate how cultural perspectives, community ideas and personal beliefs impact a drama/theatre work.
TH:Re8.1.I.c. Justify personal aesthetics, preferences, and beliefs through participation in and observation of a drama/theatre work.
TH:Pr5.1.I.a. Practice various acting techniques to expand skills in a rehearsal or drama/theatre performance.
TH:Cr3.1.I.a. Practice and revise a devised or scripted drama/theatre work using theatrical staging conventions.
TH:Pr5.1.7a. Participate in a variety of acting exercises and techniques that can be applied in a rehearsal or drama/theatre performance.
TH:Pr4.1.7. Use various staging choices to enhance the story in a drama/theatre work.
TH:Re9.1.7a. Explain preferences, using supporting evidence and criteria to evaluate drama/theatre work.
TH:Pr6.1.8a. Perform a released drama/theatre work for an audience.
Connecting: Theatre artists explore the way different people respond to the same work of art.
Responding: Theatre artists’ interpretations of art are influenced by personal experiences and aesthetics.
Creating: Theatre artists refine their work and practice specific physical choices through rehearsal.
Connecting: Theatre artists allow awareness of interrelationships to influence and inform their work in rehearsal.
Performing: Theatre artists make strong performance choices to effectively convey meaning.
Connecting: What happens when theatre artists allow an understanding of themselves and the world to inform perceptions about theatre and the purpose of their work?
Responding: How can the same work of art communicate different messages to different people?
Creating: How do theatre artists transform and edit their initial ideas?
Performing: Why are strong choices essential to interpreting a drama or theatre piece?
Students will demonstrate their understanding of becoming objects with their bodies by participating in a review activity and their ability to express emotion and ideas with their bodies by participating in classroom activities using some of Bogart’s viewpoints.