Theatre and Performing Arts is an actor's training course that introduces the student to the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue a professional acting career, as well as providing knowledge and practical experience for careers in the collaborative field of professional theater. Students will study a range of professional models from Broadway to regional theatre to identify established practices and basic competencies required to create professional theatre. Students will build on the foundational skills to create project-based live performances using the elements of acting, dance, and music. CALPADS Course Info. - Introduction to Professional Theatre
|Occupation Name||Occupation Code|
|Musicians and Singers||27-2042.00|
|Producers and Directors||27-2012.00|
HELP USER PULL Competencies FROM STANDARDS
Physical comedy and its historical roots (Greek theatre and/or commedia) are introduced to the students.
Students will participate in:
Dance and music for the actor will be introduced through examples of plays (for example, Shakespeare, Moliere, and select modern playwrights, such as Wilder and Guare) that have dance and/or singing sequences and the advanced skills needed to perform in American musicals. Different dance and singing styles will be studied.
Dance Section: Students will experience and practice:
Music Section: Students will experience and practice:
Designing and Teaching a Performance/Skills Workshop