Courses

Theatre Courses offered at GBN

PERFORMANCE SKILLS 161 (EYP16100)

GRADE: 9 LENGTH: 1 Sem CREDIT: .50 GPA: All Subject

The focus of this course is for the student to overcome apprehensions

associated with performance. Introductory theater exercises are used to

develop stage and speaking strengths. PREREQUISITE: None

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DRAMA 161 (EYD16100)

GRADE: 10,11,12 LENGTH: 1 Sem CREDIT: 0.50 GPA: All Subject

Especially appropriate for students who have not had an opportunity to

perform, Drama 161 introduces the fundamental concepts of acting. Students

learn by doing, performing in class, playing theatre games, and trying out

improvisation. Topics of study include concentration, observation, imagination

and skills for building an ensemble. In addition, students will write their own

monologues and script original scenes.

PREREQUISITE: Performance Skills 161 is highly recommended

 

 

DRAMA 261 (EYD26100)

GRADE: 10,11,12 LENGTH: 1 Sem CREDIT: 0.50 GPA: All Subject

For students who wish to continue their drama studies, Drama 261 provides

the opportunity to enhance improvisational skills and theatre experience.

Students will focus on comedic improvisation, culminating in a class

performance. PREREQUISITE: Drama 161 or instructor approval

 

ADVANCED ACTING AND DIRECTING 161 (EYN16100)

GRADE: 10,11,12 LENGTH: 1 Sem CREDIT: .50 GPA: All Subject

Advanced Acting and Directing provides advanced study in drama with

emphasis on the acting and directing of in-class performances. Assignments

include performance and character-study, monologue development (for

possible university audition material), and script writing. Students will form

an ensemble and together they will write, direct, and create an original

evening of theater, collaborating on all aspects of the production.

PREREQUISITE: Performance Skills 161 and/or Drama 161 are highly

recommended

 

ADVANCED IMPROVISATION (EYI16100)

GRADE: 10,11,12 LENGTH: 1 Sem CREDIT: 0.50 GPA: All Subject

For students who wish to continue their drama skills, Advanced Improvisation

is an accelerated course that emphasizes improvisational technique. Students

will learn how to use drama exercises to create comedic “sketches”,

culminating in a sketch-comedy performance.

PREREQUISITE: Drama 261 or instructor approval