Class 1/29

Theatre III/IV

Continue working on multi character scenes

Roses before thorns 2/3

Theatre I

Do Now: What did you learn about pantomime from playing charades?

Warm-up/game

Pantomime rehearsal: Roses before thorns on 2/2

Class 1/28

Theatre III/IV

Finish typing scripts for multi character scene. If you do not finish, you will need to finish for homework.

Theatre I

Do Now-Copy Pantomime notes (see course documents)

Warm-up

Warm-up game: charades

Continue working on pantomime activity

Class 1/26

Theatre III/IV

Start working on scene projects (see course documents)

Theatre I

Finish improv final scenes

Warm-up

warm-up game

Pantomime reading (page 20) and Heavy ball pantomime game

Pass out Pantomime Project and go over it (see course documents)

Class 1/23

Theatre III/IV

Finish improv work

Theatre I

Do Now: What is pantomime? What is a mime? What are gestures? *if you’ve forgotten, look in your books (turn in to box)

Worksheet Packet: I have left a packet of worksheets. All answers can be found in the Drama Projects book (located on the bookshelf). Students turn in their work to the box when they are finished. If you were absent please see Ms. P to get your packet.

Class 1/21/15

Theatre I  Tasks 1/21

Do Now: What has been the hardest part of improv for you? How will you overcome this in your final performance tomorrow?  Turn in to the box when finished.

In Drama Projects Book

  • Read Unit 1 pg 4-39 **we already read chapter one together, so if you remember it, you may skip it. Make sure to do all of the reading, there may be a pop quiz tomorrow!
  • Answer the questions 1-9  and 19- 21 on page 40.
  • Define the following theatre terms: Collaboration, dialogue, ensemble, etiquette, improvise, set, body language, clown white, mime, pancake makeup, pantomime, conscious, observation, recall, sense memory, spontaneous, subconscious, visualize, adrenaline, articulation, pliable, professional routine, stage fright, vocalizing
  • Turn in both the questions and the definitions by the end of class

With a partner create your own improvisation game. This is what you need to include on your paper:

  • Name of the game
  • How many players
  • The rules of the game (be specific because we may play it!)
  • The objective of the game for the players
  • Why is it considered an improv game?

Turn in when you are finished, make sure both of your names are on it.

Please remember to…

  • Turn in your work
  • Put the books back in numerical order
  • Stack your chairs nicely
  • Tomorrow, 1/22 will be your final improv scene
  • Show respect to the classroom, classmates, and yourself. If I get a bad report from the sub you will NOT be going on the field trip!

Class 1/14/15

Theatre I

Do Now: What have been your strengths and weaknesses in improv?

Warm-up/ game

Improv Roses before Thorns

Theatre III/IV

Do Now: What were your strengths and weaknesses in Roses before Thorns?

Warm-up/ game

Finish roses before thorns

Final day of rehearsal! Final monologues on Thursday!

Class 1/13/15

Theatre I

Do Now:

  • 1. What is improv?
  • What are the rules of improv?
  • What has to be established in the very beginning of a scene?

Warm-up/ game (Park Bench)

Go over Bus Stop reflections

Freeze/Reflection

Theatre III/IV

Warm-up/game

Rehearsal

Roses before thorns (we will finish tomorrow)

Class 1/12/15

Theatre I

Do Now: Audience Etiquette worksheet (see course documents)

*Block 4 finish Revelations scenes

Audience Etiquette Activity

Bus stop improv game and reflection

Theatre III/IV

Do Now: What tricks do you use to help memorize lines?

Warm-up/game

Partner reflection worksheet (see course documents)

Class 1/9/15

Theatre I

Do Now: Critique questions

Warm-up

Improvisation PowerPoint notes (see course documents)

Improv game: revelations

Theatre III/IV

Do  Now: How do you memorize your lines?

Warm-up/game

Partner rehearsal worksheet (see course documents)