This course is an introductory study in the theater arts program. Students develop characterization through basic acting technique, terminology, movement, voice and diction, theatre history, and improvisation. Other aspects of theater include the areas of set design, costume creation, lights, sound, and stage performance. Student will discover their personalized passion while promoting a lasting affection for Performing Arts.
This course is a survey course allowing students the opportunity to develop a greater sensitivity to the visual world, its formal order and overall unity. Students create an art vocabulary as well as skills to graphically express their own ideas. Students apply the elements of art and the principles of design to an array of original works, while studying artists and art periods. This will ensure the understanding on how they work and how they are properly applied.
This course provides a foundation for students to create artworks for a personal portfolio. Emphasis is placed on understanding the Elements of Art and Principles of Design as a basis for composition. Students will explore a variety of artists, art processes and materials such as drawing, painting, printmaking, and two & three-dimensional design. Student art will reflect aesthetics, cultural, and historical contexts. Students approach this course tenaciously while problem-solving a variety of visual ideas.
This course provides the opportunity for students to learn that art history is an integral part of world cultures. Students learn how to look at art, examine the concepts of creativity, originality, self expression, imagination, style, and artistic tastes. This course provides understanding of artistic vision. Students identify elements and design principles and apply them to the studies of ancient ad modern civilization.