• Theatre I (One Credit)
    Theatre Arts I is for first-year theatre students regardless of grade level. Theatre I consists of basic acting techniques, the
    role of the actor in interpreting dramatic literature, introduction to stagecraft and technical theatre. All students will be
    expected to perform and participate in acting activities, scenes and performances. Students will participate in at least one
    play or performance in front of a live audience. The District provides supplies.


    Theatre II (One Credit) Prerequisite: Theatre I
    Theatre Arts II is for second-year theatre students regardless of grade level. Theatre II consists of intermediate to
    advanced acting techniques, the roles of all jobs involved in a play production, interpreting dramatic literature, performing
    and participating in acting activities, scenes, performances and productions. Students will be taught aspects of stagecraft
    and technical theatre as well. Students will be expected to participate in plays or performances in front of a live audience.
    Some after-school and extracurricular time will be required. The District provides supplies.

    Competition Theatre--High School Varsity Theatre Team (One Credit)
    Prerequisites: Audition Only/Teacher Approval Needed
    Competitive theatre is a course that is intended for students interested in pursuing theatre at the college/university level
    and beyond. Students will focus on advanced acting techniques, interpreting dramatic literature, prose and poetry. Students will be required to perform and participate in a wide variety of competitive theatre and oral interpretation competitions, performances and festivals including but not limited to UIL, Texas Forensics Association and The National Speech and Debate Association. This course requires after-school rehearsals and performances, many times on
    Saturdays. All students in this course are required to participate in all after-school productions, performances and events
    for the Theatre Department. Attendance and competing at tournaments, rehearsals and productions are mandatory. The
    District provides competition fees and transportation.


    Technical Theatre I (One Credit)
    Grades 10-12
    This is a course for first-year technical theatre students, regardless of grade level. The course introduces students to
    stage equipment, stage/tool safety procedures, rigging, operation of scenery, makeup, sound, public relations, and
    publicity as well as stage lighting and equipment. The course also introduces the basics of set construction and
    engineering principles for stage/set design. This is a very hands-on course that requires working with tools, power tools,
    climbing ladders, painting and basic stage/area upkeep and cleanliness. Some out-of-school rehearsals and technical
    assistance for performances are required. The District provides supplies.


    Technical Theatre II/III (One Credit)
    Grades 11-12
    Prerequisites: Technical Theatre 1 and Audition Only/Teacher Approval
    This is a course for second- and third-year technical theatre students, regardless of grade level. The course offers
    advanced instruction in stage equipment, stage/tool safety procedures, rigging, operation of scenery, makeup, stage
    management, sound, public relations, and publicity as well as stage lighting and equipment. The course also requires
    students to explore and participate in set construction and engineering principles for stage/set design. This is a very
    hands-on course that requires working with tools, power tools, climbing ladders, painting and basic stage/area upkeep
    and cleanliness. After-school and extra-curricular are required for all theatre productions and technical assistance, as well
    as production assistance for any organization needing technical theatre assistance. The District provides supplies.

    Costume/Makeup Technical Theatre I (One Credit)
    Grades 10-12
    Prerequisites: Audition Only/Teacher Approval Needed
    This is a course for first-year costume/makeup technical theatre students, regardless of grade level. The course offers
    basic instruction in stage make-up and costumes from a variety of historical eras. Also, students will be introduced to
    constructing stage props, puppets, public relations, and publicity as well as fashion design and sewing. This is a very
    hands-on course that requires working with tools, sewing, designing, painting and basic stage/area upkeep and
    cleanliness. After-school and extra-curricular are required for all theatre productions and technical assistance, as well as
    production assistance for any organization needing technical theatre assistance. The District provides supplies.


    Costume/Makeup Technical Theatre II (One Credit)
    Grades 11-12
    Prerequisites: Audition Only/Teacher Approval Needed
    This is a course for second-year costume/makeup technical theatre students, regardless of grade level. The course offers
    advanced instruction in stage make-up and costumes from a variety of historical eras. Also, students will receive
    instruction in constructing stage props, puppets, public relations, and publicity as well as fashion design and sewing. This
    is a very hands-on course that requires working with tools, sewing, designing, painting and basic stage/area upkeep and
    cleanliness. After-school and extra-curricular are required for all theatre productions and technical assistance, as well as
    production assistance for any organization needing technical theatre assistance. The District provides supplies.

    Costume/Makeup Technical Theatre III (One Credit)
    Grade 12
    Prerequisites: Audition Only/Teacher Approval Needed
    This is a course for third-year costume/makeup technical theatre students, regardless of grade level. The course offers
    advanced instruction in stage make-up and costumes from a variety of historical eras. Also, students will receive
    instruction in constructing stage props, puppets, public relations, and publicity as well as fashion design and sewing. This
    is a very hands-on course that requires working with tools, sewing, designing, painting and basic stage/area upkeep and
    cleanliness. After-school and extra-curricular are required for all theatre productions and technical assistance, as well as
    production assistance for any organization needing technical theatre assistance. The District provides supplies.