Theater Appreciation 1

Course Description:
This course is a basic overview of the different aspects of theater.  Students will learn basic terminology, improvisation, pantomime, and character study.  Class members will perform monologues, scenes, and short plays.  Students will learn about theater history, design, dramatic structure and style, criticism, and theater etiquette.

Classroom Conduct:

In order for our class to function positively and effectively, we will work to provide the following for each other:

  • Honesty
  • Trust
  • Respect
  • Communication

If any actions ignore these concepts, the action will need to be modified with the help of your classmates, the teacher, or in severe or repeated cases, the administration. 


Required Materials: (To be brought to class every day)

  • Pencil
  • Notebook
  • Folder or Binder



  • Participation- 40%
  • Projects- 40%
  • Journal- 15%
  • Tests/Quizzes- 5%