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Theatre Production

Section #: 4248 (THTR PROD)

Theatre Production is based on the Indiana Academic Standards for Theatre. Students enrolled in Theatre Production take on responsibilities associated with rehearsing and presenting a fully mounted theatre production. They read and analyze plays to prepare for production; conceive and realize a design for a production, including set, lighting, sound and costumes; rehearse and perform roles in a production; and direct or serve as assistant director for a production. These activities should incorporate elements of theatre history, culture, analysis, response, creative process, and integrated studies.

Additionally, students investigate a theatre arts career then develop a plan for potential employment or further education through audition, interview, or presentation of a portfolio. Students also attend and critique theatrical productions and volunteer to support theatre 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 Production I and Theatre Production 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