A student is required to take one credit of Fine Arts. Courses listed in this section may not be offered if not justified by sufficient enrollment. These courses also satisfy Elective requirements.

FAD-3010

THEATRE I

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 9-12 grade
Theatre I class fosters the development of communication skills, creative expression, critical thinking and collaborative relationships. Specifically, students will write, create and perform in a classroom dramatization; students will work collaboratively in an ensemble; students will develop theatre-specific vocabulary in order to communicate within the discipline of theatre; students will use critical thinking to understand the connection of theatre to culture, society, politics, and history; students who will use critical thinking to analyze a character, and then create a character and communicate the character to an audience and students will use theatrical understanding to evaluate a theatrical production, and communicate opinions founded in critical thinking.

FAD-3020

THEATRE II

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
Prerequisite:
Theatre I, Open to 10-12 grade
Theatre II emphasizes the student as the performer. Students will work collaboratively as an ensemble; read and write scripts; develop and depict self-created characters, develop and depict characters from published scripts; attend and critique theatrical productions; develop the ability to audition for a play; demonstrate the discipline needed to commit to a rehearsal and performance schedule; understand the technical elements within a production; and grow as a performer by performing before an audience.

FAD-3030

PLAY PRODUCTION I

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 9-12 grade
Important Information;
A minimum of 15 hours per quarter of outside class time is required by the end of the semester.
Describe the essential areas (scenery, lights, sound, make-up, costumes, props, publicity, house, and business management) of technical theatre; define terms and all basic features of a stage; explain the role of various technical designers; demonstrate various techniques in theatrical production, which may include: painting, stage lighting, set construction, costume construction, and prop construction; contribute to the promotion of theatrical productions; exhibit the skills and understanding necessary to construct basic scenery; combine aspects of theatrical production by designing elements of a student-selected play, including a scale model; demonstrate the importance of making and fulfilling work commitment to the class.

FAD-3040

PLAY PRODUCTION II

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
Prerequisite:
Play Production I or instructor permission
Open to 9-12 grade
Important Information:
A minimum of 15 hours per quarter of outside class time is required by the end of the semester.
Demonstrate leadership skills in one or more of the nine areas of technical theatre; show the use of color in lighting, set and costume design; generate elements utilized in theatrical productions; exhibit the discipline needed to serve as a productive theatre technician; demonstrate the importance of making and fulfilling work commitment to the class.

LAO-3010

ORAL INTERPRETATION

LAO-3020

TEAM ORAL INTERPRETATION

These courses are listed in the English/Language Arts Course Listings.