9 - 12 Theatre Literature II Version: 2010-2011


 
Scholastic Area that Course Is Active In: Theatre Arts

 
TAHSTLII.1
Analyzing and constructing meaning from theatrical experiences, dramatic literature, and electronic media
Element: TAHSTLII.1a
Interprets the meaning of dramatic literature as reflections of the human experience
Element: TAHSTLII.1b
Identifies how the elements of dramatic literature convey meaning
Element: TAHSTLII.1c
Compares and contrasts printed dramatic literature to filmed/recorded dramatic literature
 

 
TAHSTLII.2
Developing scripts through improvisation and other theatrical methods
Element: TAHSTLII.2a
Compares and summarizes scripts from different times in history and from different cultures
Element: TAHSTLII.2b
Examines and outlines the steps involved in the creation of a dramatic work
Element: TAHSTLII.2c
Develops scripts using dramatic and/or literary improvisational techniques
 

 
TAHSTLII.3
Acting by developing, communicating, and sustaining roles within a variety of situations and environments
Element: TAHSTLII.3a
Analyzes the character relationships
Element: TAHSTLII.3b
Compares and analyzes the character interaction and motivation
Element: TAHSTLII.3c
Examines the character role and significance to the meaning of the play
 

 
TAHSTLII.4
Designing and executing artistic and technical elements of theatre
Element: TAHSTLII.4a
Explains the basic physical and chemical properties of the technical aspects of theatre (e.g., light, color, electricity, paint, and makeup)
Element: TAHSTLII.4b
Analyzes a variety of dramatic texts from cultural and historical perspectives to determine production requirements
Element: TAHSTLII.4c
Designs visual and aural elements to clearly convey the environment suggested by the text
Element: TAHSTLII.4d
Applies technical knowledge and skills to collaboratively and safely create functional scenery, properties, lighting, sound, costumes, and makeup
Element: TAHSTLII.4e
Designs coherent stage management, promotional, and business plans
Element: TAHSTLII.4f
Explains how scientific and technological advanced have impacted set, light, sound, and costume design and implementation for theatre, film, television, and electronic media productions
 

 
TAHSTLII.5
Directing by conceptualizing, organizing, and conducting rehearsals for performance
Element: TAHSTLII.5a
Develops multiple interpretations and production choices for given scripts and selects the most effective combination
Element: TAHSTLII.5b
Justifies selection of text, interpretation, visual, aural, and artistic choices
Element: TAHSTLII.5c
Conducts auditions, casts, actors, directs scenes, and conducts production meetings to achieve production goals
 

 
TAHSTLII.6
Researching cultural and historical information to support artistic choices
Element: TAHSTLII.6a
Traces the development of theatre from early storytelling to contemporary performance art
Element: TAHSTLII.6b
Identifies and summarizes contributions made to the development of the theatre by different cultures and traditions
Element: TAHSTLII.6c
Researches and explains how cultural and historical factors have influences theatre practitioners of various generations
Element: TAHSTLII.6d
Analyzes the characteristics and important eras and movements in theatre and theatre literature
Element: TAHSTLII.6e
Critiques and utilizes research from ancient times to the Italian Renaissance, Elizabethan England, the French Neoclassic Era, and the Golden Age of Spain
 

 
TAHSTLII.7
Integrating various art forms, other content areas, and life experiences to create theatre
Element: TAHSTLII.7a
Identifies the elements, influences, and contributions of other art forms to theatre
Element: TAHSTLII.7b
Appraises the life experiences of selected playwrights and how they have influenced the playwright's work/s
Element: TAHSTLII.7c
Considers how theatre has been influenced by other content areas
 

 
TAHSTLII.8
Examining the roles of theatre as a reflection of past and present civilizations
Element: TAHSTLII.8a
Traces the development of theatre
Element: TAHSTLII.8b
Compares theatrical styles and histories from different cultures
Element: TAHSTLII.8c
Examines theatre as a reflection of political and social movements
Element: TAHSTLII.8d
Compares major historical developments to significant shifts in theatre and theatre literature
Element: TAHSTLII.8e
Critiques and utilizes the study and research of individuals in theatre literature through the 17th to the 21st centuries
 

 
TAHSTLII.9
Exploring the business of theatre
Element: TAHSTLII.9a
Analyzes the needs and costs associated with a theatre production in ten years
Element: TAHSTLII.9b
Defines ways to streamline responsibilities involved in theatre production
Element: TAHSTLII.9c
Creates a 21st century marketing plan for a theatre production
Element: TAHSTLII.9d
Describes how professions associated with media production are changing
Element: TAHSTLII.9e
Describes how advances in technology are changing job opportunities in the theatre and film making business
 

 
TAHSTLII.10
Critiquing various aspects of theatre and other media using appropriate supporting evidence
Element: TAHSTLII.10a
Develops a set of comprehensive criteria to assess a dramatic work
Element: TAHSTLII.10b
Analyzes the effectiveness of a dramatic work
Element: TAHSTLII.10c
Compares and contrasts the written work to live/film performances
 

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