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Theatre Exploration 5th–6th (1433)    - SITE ADOPTED COURSE -


Approved Site(s):
 Approved for Dana School. Other schools may not offer this course without prior approval from the Interdivisional Curriculum Committee.

Grade Range:
 5–6
 Prerequisites:
 None
 Course duration:
 One or two semesters
Course Description:
 This entry-level course is flexible enough to meet the needs of all beginning drama students and provides a basic foundation for entry into second-year theatre courses. It is a beginning-level course designed for students who want to build fundamental performance skills and explore the elements of theatre through creating, performing, responding, and connecting to the real world. Emphasis is placed on developing collaborative learning and ensemble skills. Background information is provided to acquaint students with vocabulary specific to theater arts. Students build fundamental performance skills and explore the elements of theatre. They participate in the rehearsal process and perform in informal settings. Students explore the creative process and understand their role in that process.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Each site selects its own resources from available instructional media.