Drama II: Intermediate**Distance Learning Opportunities**Aside from performing in class; students in this class are expected to perform for public audience. Students will perform an Evening of Scenes in our "Black Box Space" on May 2021. There will be some after school rehearsal time required as well as the performance date. This is a great opportunity for students to build their performing skills.Summary of Semester 1 include:Audition (Students will perform during class)Musical Audition (Students will perform during class)Improvisation (Students will learn / practice Improvisational games and activities)Play Analysis (Students will read, find meaning, analyze and discuss elements of a play)Play Critique (Students will attend, review and type a critique of a live theatrical performance)Semester 2 schedule:Stage Combat (Students will learn basic techniques and maneuvers of Stage Combat)Dramatic Scene (Students will select, analyze, memorize, rehearse and perform)Comedic Scene (Same as Dramatic scene)Evening of Scenes (Students will select and polish scene for public performance)Play Critique (Students will attend, review and type a critique of a live theatrical performance)EVENING OF SCENES: Here is your chance to perform on stage and have your talents shine! Students will prepare and perform before a public audience. Dates will be May 13, 2020 in the "Blackbox" (P-152). Students will need to commit to limited after school rehearsals and the performance.Drama 2 Syllabus: Class guidelines, policies and grading. Please be aware of needed committment level needed for this class, there is some after school time required for this class.Character Analysis: A series of questions to help students discover subtext of their characters. Character AnalysisPlay Review Form: Students must attend a live theatre production and TYPE a critique of that performance. How To Write A Play ReviewDUE:November 13 or 14, 2019 (by your scheduled class time). Semester OneDUE: May 6 or 7, 2020 (by your scheduled class time). Semester TwoNO EXCEPTIONS!!!Stage Combat: Always, Always, Always, Safety First! Check for distance and provide visual and vocal cues. Always begin rehearsing in SLOW MOTION (about 50% speed). Terms / Manuevers: Knaps (Clap & Slip Hand), Pushes (light shoulder push & grab / push), backward and forward falls, slaps (forehand & backhand), puches, and grabs. We will partner up and after learning, reviewing and practicing moves students will write a scene which will include a clear beginning, middle and end. Listing out step by step needed dialogue, and stage business (fight choreography) throughout the scene.
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