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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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 firstname.lastname@example.org
West Virginia Thespians: http://www.wvthespians.com/page/page/5784412.htm
West Virginia Public Theatre: http://www.wvpublictheatre.org/#!
West Virginia Division of Culture and History: http://www.wvculture.org/
Educational Theatre Association: http://schooltheatre.org/Home/
American Alliance for Theatre & Education: http://www.aate.com/
Association of Theatre Movement Educators: http://atmeweb.org/
Dr. Ray Lowther, Coordinator
Office of Middle & Secondary Learning, Building 6, Room 603, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East, Charleston, West Virginia 25305-0330