Create a collaborative learning environment to develop skills and talents through an intense, integrated arts and academic program with high standards to elicit creative self-expression, critical thinking and artistry.
This course promotes enjoyment and appreciation for all aspects of theatre. Class work focuses on the exploration of theatre literature, performance, historical and cultural connections, and technical requirements. Improvisation, creative dramatics, and beginning scene work are used to introduce students to acting and character development. Incorporation of other art forms in theatre also helps students gain appreciation for other art forms, such as music, dance, and visual art.
Designed for students with a year of theatrical experience or more, this class promotes appreciation for all aspects of theatre through opportunities to build on existing skills. Class work focuses on characterization, playwriting, and playwrights’ contributions to theatre; while improvisation, creative dramatics, and scene work are used to help students challenge and strengthen their performance and technical skills.
This course is designed for students with significant experience in theatre. Students reflect on aesthetics and issues related to and addressed through theatre. In keeping with the rigor expected in an accelerated setting, students assemble a portfolio that showcases a significant body of work representing personal vision and artistic growth over time, mastery of theatre skills, and techniques in one or more areas.
Students learn to select, organize, and mount formal and informal staged productions by means of exploring the leadership roles of director and stage manager. Students focus on principles of play production, techniques used to create an effective theatre work, and basic knowledge and application of staging. Public performances serve as a culmination of specific instructional goals.
Stage Performing Arts Academy
Atlantic High School
Reed Canal Road, Port Orange, FL 32129