Beginning Drama provides the student with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of theatre as an art form. Students will learn basic theatre terminology, study important playwrights and their plays, and demonstrate the principles of stage acting. The Beginning Drama student learns real-world, transferable skills for life, including developing self-confidence, leadership skills, using concentration and mental focus for success, exercising the imagination and developing an awareness of the world and the people in it.
This class will create performance pieces for audiences. Students will develop an understanding of the dramatic arts by repeatedly performing pieces of theatre - from improv and children's theatre to published works of art.