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This is a fast paced introductory course. In first term, students will develop their skills and have a great time through theatre games, improvisations and scene work. In second term, the focus shifts to encompass play building, scripted scene work and characterization. Beginning Drama 10 has proven to be a very popular course over the years. Students have fun and learn a lot. Bring energy! Final performance for the public at the end of semester. Some out of class rehearsals are required.

CREDIT: 4   TYPE: Drama, Musical Theatre & Film   GRADE: 9-10

This program is for students who have taken Drama 10 and are looking to advance their skills. It moves easily from theatre games, mime and improvisation to the “heart of acting” character work. Students will also have the opportunity to create their own scenes and short plays. This challenging, enjoyable course leads to a wide variety of options for Grade 11. Final performance for the public occurs at the end of the semester. Some out of class rehearsals are required.

CREDIT: 4   TYPE: Drama, Musical Theatre & Film   GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: Drama 10

This course is designed as an introductory course into the wonderful world of Musical Theatre. Students will explore the components of Musical Theatre and most aspects of production and performance techniques. Singing ability is not a requirement for this course, but time will be spent on vocal training. This is a project-based course. Juniors will work with senior students to develop a quality performance for the public at the end of the semester. Please Note: This is a course that requires commitment for successful completion. After school rehearsals in May and part of June are mandatory. Students enrolled in this course will also receive additional credit for Vocal Music 10 (YVPA-0EVM).

CREDIT: 4   TYPE: Drama, Musical Theatre & Film   GRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITE: Vocal Music 10 (YVPA-0EVM)

This program is for students who have taken Musical Theatre 10 and are looking to advance their skills. It moves easily from theatre games, mime and improvisation, to the “heart of acting” character work. Students will also have the opportunity to create their own scenes and short plays. This challenging, enjoyable course leads to a wide variety of options for Grade 11. Final performance for the public occurs at the end of the semester. Please note: This is a course that requires commitment for successful completion. After school rehearsals will also receive additional credit for Vocal Music 10.   PREREQUISITE:  MUSICAL THEATRE 10

CREDIT: 4             TYPE: Drama, Musical Theatre & Film                     GRADE: 10

This is a great introductory course to take if you are interested in the art of film making. Basic concepts from pre-production to post-production of short films will be covered through many hands-on team projects.

CREDIT: 4   TYPE: Drama, Musical Theatre & Film   GRADE: 9-10

If you ever dreamed of making movies or if you have ever wondered what it would be like to make movies, this is your chance to explore the incredible, powerful world of film-making. This course will introduce young film makers to camera techniques, film script writing, acting for the camera and editing. It will take students step by step through the process that creates a film from an idea.

CREDIT: 4   TYPE: Drama, Musical Theatre & Film   GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended: Drama 10, Film 10, or permission of instructor

This course is designed for serious narrative filmmakers who have taken Film 11 or have equivalent experience. All aspects of the film making process are developed further. There is an opportunity for senior students to take on leadership roles and develop longer, more in depth stories all through this media

CREDIT: 4   TYPE: Drama, Musical Theatre & Film   GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Film 11

If you've been bitten by the acting bug in Drama 10, this course is for you. Continue to hone acting skills while becoming part of a theatre company by building a production from conception to final performance for a public audience at the end of semester. Some extra rehearsals will be required.

CREDIT: 4   TYPE: Drama, Musical Theatre & Film   GRADE: 11-12

This course is designed for students with a keen interest in Musical Theatre. All aspects of this genre on the stage and behind the scenes are explored. This is a project-based course. Seniors will work together to develop a quality performance for the public at the end of the semester. Please Note: This is a course that requires commitment for successful completion. After school rehearsals in May and part of June are mandatory.
COURSE NOTE: Students enrolled in this course will also receive additional credit for Vocal Music 11 (YVPA-1EVM).

CREDIT: 4   TYPE: Drama, Musical Theatre & Film   GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITE: Vocal Music 11 (YVPA-1EVM)

This course is designed for students with a keen interest in Musical Theatre, and those who are considering a career in theatre. All aspects of this genre on the stage and behind the scenes are explored. This is a project-based course. Seniors will work together to develop a quality performance for the public at the end of the semester. Please Note: This is a course that requires commitment for successful completion. After school rehearsals in May and part of June are mandatory.
COURSE NOTE: Students enrolled in this course will also receive additional credit for Vocal Music 12 (YVPA-2EVM).

CREDIT: 4   TYPE: Drama, Musical Theatre & Film   GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Musical Theatre 11 or Theatre Performance 11
COREQUISITE: Vocal Music 12 (YVPA-2EVM)