Grade 9-12 Theater Standard 3

Content Standard

Designing and producing by conceptualizing and realizing artistic interpretations for informal or formal productions

Achievement Standard

  • Students explain the basic physical and chemical properties of the technical aspects of theatre (such as light, color, electricity, paint, and makeup)
  • Students analyze a variety of dramatic texts from cultural and historical perspectives to determine production requirements
  • Students develop designs that use visual and aural elements to convey environments that clearly support the text
  • Students apply technical knowledge and skills to collaboratively and safely create functional scenery, properties, lighting, sound, costumes, and makeup
  • Students design coherent stage management, promotional, and business plans

  • Students explain how scientific and technological advances have impacted set, light, sound, and costume design and implementation for theatre, film, television, and electronic media productions
  • Students collaborate with directors to develop unified production concepts that convey the metaphorical nature of the drama for informal and formal theatre, film, television, or electronic media productions
  • Students safely construct and efficiently operate technical aspects of theatre, film, television, or electronic media productions
  • Students create and reliably implement production schedules, stage management plans, promotional ideas, and business and front of house procedures for informal and formal theatre, film, television, or electronic media productions

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