This course will cover major principles of play direction for the middle/high school teacher will be addressed. Through comprehensive script analysis, skills will be developed in play structure as a basis for which the various elements of theatre can be organized to achieve dramatic unity-taking the play from the script to the stage. Best practices in the application of directing, casting, costuming, movement, props, and stage business will be covered. This class will introduce the techniques employed by a director to communicate with actors and the audience. 3 credits
The courses below can be used to fulfill six of the 15 credits required by the Virginia Department of Education for the add-on endorsement for theatre arts K-12.
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