Week 10: 3/13/17

Drama 1 (1st Period)

This week we will conclude our study of physical comedy, by presenting the last of the physical comedy sketches and viewing the video recording of the performances. On Wednesday of this week, we will continue to work on our musical theatre and monologue audition selections with another round of individual coaching.  We will also begin to select our comedic scenes for our next assignment.

Drama 2 (2nd and 4th Periods)

We will continue this week listening to the recordings of our voice acting scenes and begin presenting blocking for the scenes for the next stage in the development of the assignment, physical character.  On Wednesday, we will continue to work on our musical theatre and monologue audition selections with another round of individual coaching. 

Drama 4 (3rd Period)

Drama 4 Project directing proposals will be finalized on Monday.  Tuesday we will continue our work with the Stanislavski System.  We will resume on Wednesday our individual project coaching and rehearsals.  Later on this week, we will resume our work with the Stanislavski system.

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Week 9: 3/6/17

Drama 1 (1st Period)

This week we will continue to work principles of physical comedy. We will continue working on the practice rounds for our Physical Comedy Sketches. During the week also we will begin preparations for Drama Jury at the end of the month. Wednesday will be the continuation of our musical theatre and monologue coaching sessions.  Final performances for the Physical Comedy Sketches are planned for Friday.

Drama 2 (2nd and 4th Period)

Line checks scheduled for the end of the week last week will continue this week.  Also any This week we will resume rehearsing our voice acting scenes, listening to and making acting corrections for the scene. Wednesday will be the continuation of our musical theatre and monologue coaching sessions. 

Drama 4 (3rd Period)

This week we will continue directing pitches for the Drama 4 projects which will audition at the end of March. We will also continue working on our Wednesday projects through coaching and rehearsal. Our acting techniques study will continue with our resuming study of Jon Jory’s “Acting Craft” lessons.

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Week 8: 2/27/17

Drama 1 (1st Period)

This week we will continue to work principles of physical comedy.  We will resume rehearsals for our physical comedy sketches for a first performance on Tuesday and Thursday.  Wednesday will be the continuation of our musical theatre and monologue coaching sessions.

Drama 2 (2nd and 4th Period)

This week we will resume rehearsing our voice acting scenes, listening to and making acting corrections for the scene.  Wednesday will be the continuation of our musical theatre and monologue coaching sessions.  The scene will be used in our next unit on physical character and physical choices.  There will be a line check at the end of week.

Drama 4 (3rd Period)

This week we will continue directing pitches for the Drama 4 projects which will audition at the end of March.  We will also continue working on our Wednesday projects through coaching and rehearsal.  Our acting techniques study will continue with our resuming study of Jon Jory’s “Acting Craft” lessons.

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Week 7: 2/13/17

Drama 1 (1st Period)

After concluding our performances of our improvisation shows from last week, we will begin our study of physical comedy by learning principles of comedy and developing a physical comedy scene.  Wednesday we will continue working with monologues and musical theatre audition pieces.

Drama 2 (2nd and 4th Periods)

We will continue our study of voice acting by recording the practice rounds of our scenes and receiving comments.  The final performance of these pieces will occur at the end of the week.  Wednesday we will continue working with monologues and musical theatre audition pieces.

Drama 4 (3rd Period)

We will continue pitches for Drama 4 Projects this week and our study of acting craft.  We will also continue working with and rehearsing our Wednesday projects.  We will conclude our study of ensemble theatre by watching and discussing our projects.

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Week 6: 2/6/17

Drama 1 (1st Period)

We will continue presenting our first runs of our improvisation shows. On Tuesday we will rehearse our shows and present them on Wednesday. Thursday and Friday we will begin working on our physical comedy unit.  

Drama 2 (2nd and 4th Periods)

After the conclusion of our audio drama assignment, we will work on our two person voice acting scenes. On Wednesday, we will continue to work on our musical theatre and monologue audition pieces. Thursday and Friday will begin and conclude performances of our voice acting scenes.

Drama 4 (3rd Period)
This week we will conclude working on the development of our ensemble theatre selections incorporating the techniques of Joseph Chaikin’s work by watching the performances from last week. We will also, early in the week, have a continuation of our acting workshop and the first performances of our Wednesday projects and the presentation of the remainder of our Physicalizing the Transition exercise from last week.

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Week 5: 1/30/17

Drama 1 (1st Period)

We will present our first runs of our improvisation shows.  On Wednesday, we will continue to work on our musical theatre and monologue audition pieces.  Thursday and Friday we will rehearse for the final performances of the improvisation shows.

Drama 2 (2nd and 4th Periods)
On Monday, we will listen to our radio drama performance practice rounds and receive comments.  On Wednesday, we will continue to work on our musical theatre and monologue audition pieces.  Thursday and Friday will begin and conclude performances of our radio scripts.

Drama 4
This week we will continue working on the development of our ensemble theatre selections incorporating the techniques of Joseph Chaikin’s work. Wednesday will be a continuation of our acting workshop and the first performances of our Wednesday projects.  We will also present on Wednesday our Physicalizing the Transition exercise from last week.

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Week 4: 1/23/17

Drama 1 (1st Period)
We will continue this week learning the basics of improvisation.   Preparations will begin on our class improvisation shows.  Students will choose games and develop structure.  Wednesday will begin our acting workshop and coaching sessions for songs and monologues.

Drama 2 (2nd and 4th Periods)

Our radio drama script development will continue this week. 2nd Period will meet with Ms. Forbes class to work on the development of this script. 4th period will develop their scripts within the class. Wednesday will begin our acting workshop and coaching sessions for songs and monologues.

Drama 4

This week we will continue working on the development of our ensemble theatre selections incorporating the techniques of Joseph Chaikin’s work. Wednesday will be a continuation of our acting workshop and the rehearsal of our Wednesday projects.

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