Drama A

Welcome to Drama A! This will be the hub for assignment help and resources throughout the semester. Here you will find a calendar, assignments, and information. Please check this page if you missed class before asking Mr. Eatherton.


If you have any questions, please feel free to reach me at teatherton1@dcsdk12.org.

What is Drama A?

Prerequisites: None.

Description: In this class, students will be introduced to the basic concepts of theatre arts. Students will use various creative drama techniques to build confidence and trust, stimulate imagination, movement, and role-play. Through theatre games and activities students will learn to lose inhibitions and will gain trust in themselves as well as others in their groups. Students will learn and use drama and theatre vocabulary in class discussions and the activities will specifically address the promotion and reinforcement of students' literacy skills. Students will address plot, setting, and character in monologues. Topics covered in this class can include, but are not limited to: improvisation, pantomime, script writing, character development, historical perspective, Greek Theatre, movement, monologue and scene work. Students will exhibit and reinforce their skills through individual and group presentations, performances, and script and journal writing.