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Beginning Theatre Arts

Section #: 4242 (THTR ARTS)

Theatre Arts is based on the Indiana Academic Standards for Theatre. Students enrolled in Theatre Arts read and analyze plays, create scripts and theatre pieces, conceive scenic designs, and develop acting skills. These activities incorporate elements of theatre history, culture, analysis, response, creative process, and integrated studies. Additionally, students explore career opportunities in the theatre, attend and critique theatrical productions, and recognize the responsibilities and the importance of individual theatre patrons in their community.

Recommended Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, or 12

Credits: a 1-semester course for 1 credit. The nature of this course allows for two successive semesters (Theatre Arts I and Theatre Arts II) of instruction at this level, provided that defined standards are utilized.

Fulfills requirement for 1 of 2 Fine Arts credits for Core 40 with Academic Honors diploma

Counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for the General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas