Grades 11-12, 1 Semester Course, ½ Credit,
Prerequisite: Instructor’s Approval, No Textbook
The course explores both the design and the construction aspects of theater sets. The students help with the actual design and construction of the sets for actual theater productions.
To learn and understand basic parts of the stage and theater designs
To learn the basic concepts of theater design/sightlines, etc.
To learn and practice good shop safety
To learn and practice the basics of set building.
To learn and practice the basics of set painting.
To learn the basic concepts of theater lighting.
To be able to understand the importance of knowing the story to be told.
To be able to understand the working relationship with the director.
Introduction of theater terminology
Basic concepts of theater design
Reading and interpreting a play script
Exploring set designs
Building concepts and practices
Painting concepts and practices
Creative concepts and practices
Special Short Reports
Theaters / Performing Arts Centers
Biography of Theatrical Performer
Shop grade based on:
Cooperation / Time Used
Practicing shop safety
Displaying painting skills and techniques
Displaying creative techniques
Displaying building skills
Set Designs for a Theater Production
Final Written Exam