VHSL One Act Audtions

When: 9/6/16 @3:00
Where: G100
What You Need: Please see Ms. Picariello in G100 to pick up an audition form. You must prepare a 1 minute comedic monologue. You must bring your signed audition form back to the audition or you will not be able to participate. Please e-mail Ms. Picariello if you have any questions.


What Makes a Good Critique?

Theatre I Notes

Unbiased- You give an objective opinion on the topic; you are not influenced by emotion or experiences.
Honest- You don’t lie to make someone feel good (or bad), you communicate truthfully to help your partner better their performance
Constructive- You give feedback (constructive criticism) that helps your partner better their performance; you don’t just say good or bad.
Detailed-You give examples of what they did well and how they could improve.

Theatre II Monologue Project

Theatre II Monologue Project Name____________________________________

Objective: To showcase skills acquired in Theatre I, while also challenging the actor to develop more defined characters.
Directions: Chose a 1-2 minute monologue from a PLAY that you will perform in front of the class. Please be aware of the following assignments that will be due during this project:
• Memorization Quiz (8/18)
• Rehearsal Participation (throughout the week)
• Roses before Thorns Participation (8/22-8/23)
• Character Analysis (8/19)
• Final Performance (8/24)
____/5 monologue is between 1 and 2 minutes
____/10 projection/articulation: You are able to be heard loudly and clearly
____/10 Characterization: You have created a unique character that is different from yourself
____/10 memorization: You are confident with the lines
___/10 Purposeful movement: You have used blocking and gesture to enhance your performance
___/5 Entrance and Exit: You have introduced yourself and said “thank you” at the end

Welcome Back! 2016-2017

Welcome back to Caroline High School! I am excited to have you in Theatre class. Below is a list of materials you will need for my class. You will bring these materials with you every day. They will be due on Monday 8/22/16 for a grade. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at: jpicariello@ccps.us

• Writing utensils: pens, pencils and highlighters
• 1 Notebook (you cannot share this with another class, you will be keeping it in the classroom for the majority of the time)
• 1 Folder
• Box of tissues and/or hand sanitizer

I am looking forward to having a wonderful semester with you. See you on Monday!

-Ms. Picariello