Theatre Courses

  • Theatre Arts I

         This course is intended to be a general introduction to the fundamentals of basic theatre production
    techniques. Students are introduced to acting, directing, vocal technique, and movement. Theatre history is an important component of this course leading to an appreciation of the theatre. Students are required to attend live theatre performances during the school year.

  • Theatre Arts II

         Theatre Arts II is designed to build on the skills learned in Theatre Arts I. Students learn audition techniques and advanced acting skills. Students are involved in duet acting, monologues, and group scenes. Students are required to attend live theatre performances during the school year.

  • Theatre Arts III

         Theatre Arts III is the study of advanced theatre techniques in design, lighting, costuming, acting,
    critique, directing, and auditioning skills. This is a production oriented course. Students are required to
    attend live theatre performances during the school year.

  • Theatre Arts IV

         This course is designed for the student who is serious about theatre production. Students may write
    their own plays, direct scenes and one-act plays for public performance, and study advanced lighting,
    acting/characterization, costuming, and makeup. Students are required to attend live theatre performances during the school year.

  • Theatre Production

         This course is designed to give the students enrolled an opportunity to put into practice basic skills
    learned in Theatre Arts I and II. Students will be responsible for all production elements of this course
    and will contribute to Clements mainstage performances as the end result. Students are required to
    attend live theatre performances during the school year.

  • Technical Theatre

         Technical Theatre combines theories of design and stagecraft techniques with construction and
    operation of production elements including set construction, property management, lighting, sound,
    costumes, makeup, and public relations. Students are required to attend live theatre performances
    during the school year.