WEST VIRGINIA COLLEGE- AND CAREER-READINESS STANDARDS FOR THE ARTS – Theatre Education

The study of theatre provides students with the skills to perform, create, and appreciate theatre. In theatre, students study, adapt, and create stories for performance; identify contemporary styles of theatre/drama and depict characters in them; identify elements of technical theatre; and demonstrate technical theatre knowledge and skills. Communication and collaboration skills are developed as students discuss multiple interpretations for production ideas and collaborate to uncover how the non-dramatic art forms enhance a theatre production. Through exploration of diverse texts, students will study the influence of culture, historical period, and context on the creation and interpretation of theatre.

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WEST VIRGINIA COLLEGE- AND CAREER-READINESS STANDARDS FOR THE ARTS

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WV Virtual School offers online theatre courses.

If you have questions, please contact Gloria Burdette, Coordinator, Virtual School, in the Office of Middle/Secondary Learning at 304-553-5325 or gkburdet@k12.wv.us

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  • Dr. Ray Lowther, Coordinator

  • Office of Middle & Secondary Learning, Building 6, Room 603, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East, Charleston, West Virginia 25305-0330

  • Phone: 304-558-5325

  • Fax: 304-558-1834