My students took a survey about my class. I told them they could write anything they wanted. They did, and I put their responses into Wordle. This is what came out. The larger the word, the more it was written in the survey responses.

Classwork & Do Now's

  • Classwork & Do Now for 5/9/11 through 5/13/11 Do Now: Return to your Scene Groups and take out your scripts.   Classwork: Continue exaggerating the emotions of the scene. In addition, experiment with movements that should hopefully compliment the emotions of the scene.
    Posted May 9, 2011, 8:05 AM by Mike Beckwith
  • Classwork & Do Now for 5/2/11 Do Now: Take out your script and return to your scene groups.   Classwork: In your groups, perform your scenes without movement, but exaggerate the emotions of your character past the range of normal. You should also make sure you understand each line and the references in the script.
    Posted May 2, 2011, 8:31 AM by Mike Beckwith
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Word of the Week

  • BRACE WEIGHT Slotted cast iron weight placed on foot of extendible or French brace to prevent movement. Often referred to as a 'Stage Weight'
    Posted Apr 13, 2011, 9:17 AM by Mike Beckwith
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Class Quotes

  • Yo - Yo Student, about other students in class "I know them, but I'm not yo yo with them'.
    Posted Jan 13, 2011, 9:06 AM by Michael Beckwith
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Class & School Announcements

  • Scene Group List Period 2 Odd Couple - EH & KVD Sure Thing - JMM & CS The Party's Over - KH, JMM, EQ, KM, AB, SM & AM Rabbit Hole - SM & KA Words, Words, Words - ML, JO ...
    Posted Apr 29, 2011, 11:06 AM by Mike Beckwith
  • Time Flies! I can't believe we're in the fourth marking period already.
    Posted Apr 13, 2011, 9:21 AM by Mike Beckwith
  • Snow Day! Enjoy the day off everyone.
    Posted Jan 12, 2011, 11:09 AM by Mike Beckwith
  • Happy New Year! Hope everyone had a safe and fun New Years.  Here's to an inspiring, learning-filled 2011!
    Posted Jan 1, 2011, 3:43 PM by Mike Beckwith
  • Making a Video for your presentation? Check out this site that allows you to create your own sound track!
    Posted Dec 24, 2010, 6:10 AM by Mike Beckwith
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Homework Assignments

  • Monologue Homework Homework: 2/28/11 - Memorize half of your monologue.  3/4/11 - Memorize your entire monologue.
    Posted Feb 28, 2011, 9:52 AM by Michael Beckwith
  • Homework for 12/1/10 Read the Theater History Project descriptions.  Read the descriptions of the theater history time periods that you have the option of researching in order to decide which of the time ...
    Posted Dec 1, 2010, 5:47 PM by Michael Beckwith
  • Homework for Bedside Students. Please read the project below and follow the directions to create an audio play for the 6 Sounds Contest.  The finished project is due to Mr. Beckwith Monday 11/29 ...
    Posted Nov 19, 2010, 6:31 AM by Mike Beckwith
  • Homework for 10/25/10 (due 10/26/10) Homework: Bring the 12 Angry Pigs script with you to class Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, the 26th, 27th, and 28th of October.
    Posted Oct 26, 2010, 7:43 AM by Mike Beckwith
  • Homework for 10/25/10 (due 10/26/10) Homework: Complete all work on the Communication Process scenes to have them up to date in Google Docs and ready for performance on 10/26/10.  If you make any ...
    Posted Oct 25, 2010, 7:23 AM by Mike Beckwith
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