Middle School Theater

The theatre program aims to allow students to explore various facets of theatre and find ways to express themselves through acting and stagecraft. This year we will focus on the art of theatre, students will begin to learn the basics of theatre acting techniques including: 

• Improvisation
• Voice and Body
• Stage Direction and Etiquette
• Scene Study
• Taking on and off a role
• Monologues
• Safe emotional access and expression
• Theatre History

Students who are more interested in the stagecraft and design aspects of theatre will have the opportunity to learn: 

• Tools
• Techniques
• Basics of set design and building
• Theatre aesthetics
• Designing for a show
• The design process
• Lighting techniques and design
• Sound techniques and design
• Directing

"I regard the theater as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being." -Oscar Wilde