PCS

Drama Club


Congratulations on a wonderful show!

Your teachers, parents, and friends are very proud of you!

(Some audience members say it was their favorite play yet!)


See Mrs. Killeen , Mr. Verrill, or Mr. Weber if you have any questions.

Updates and information can be found on the bulletin board outside the office.

There will be auditions once a script has been chosen. It will cost $20 a student to get a script. Once you are casted you are expected to be at EVERY rehearsal and present for the production.


Glossary

actor's line - words making up the dialogue of a play; "the actor forgot his speech" words, speech. dialog, dialogue - the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction. aside - a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage.

cue- A theatrical cue is the trigger for an action to be carried out at a specific time. It is generally associated with theatre and the film industry. They can be necessary for a lighting change or effect, a sound effect, or some sort of stage or set movement/change.

run-through. a rehearsal, as of a dramatic or musical work or section, straight through from beginning to end.

Prop-formally known as (theatrical) property, is an object used on stage by actors during a performance.

Costume- clothing and the overall appearance of a character or performer. Please do not feel like you need to spend a lot of money. Be creative and see what you can make with what you have or can borrow.

Goals of Drama Club:

~ To teach skills associated with theater production and performance

~ To promote teamwork and cooperation

~ Do warm-ups, theater games, and improvisations

~Skill development in characterization, diction, line interpretation, physicalization, and presentation skills

~Integrate skills learned onto stage and rehearse a small production by the end of the year


In Drama Club, we will. . . .

~Practice presentation skills

~Become familiar with the parts of the stage and basic theater vocabulary

~Practice improvising and play some improv games

~Practice using non-verbal communication

~Work as a team

~Aim to put on a production