THEATRE ARTS, TECHNICAL THEATRE AND THEATRE PRODUCTION are process centered, participatory theatre studies.
The first level is a survey course which introduces you to theatre activities, historical applications, and the production process. The resource texts available are The Stage and the School, Theatre: Art in Action, and Drama Projects.
Additional theatre resource books, scripts and videos are available in the theatre library and the SLHS library.
The curricula for all theatre course levels are TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills) driven and are published by the Texas Education Agency. They are available for you or your parents through the TEA website or the directors’ offices.
Theatre courses incorporate a wide range of theatre elements which may include:
Theatre appreciationNonverbal communicationHistorical applicationsDramatic structureScript analysisStage elementsMovementCrew assignmentsStage managementStage propertiesMakeup applicationLight DesignScene designCarpentryCostume designSewingSound designPublicity/Public RelationsProblem solvingElectrical work
...as well as cross curricular work, such as: