Theater Arts Career Academy


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Program Description
Are you looking to follow your passion of theater arts while also pursuing college prep academics that can prepare you for a post-secondary pathway?  This two-year Academy gives students the opportunity to gain hands-on experiences, network with alumni and area artists and build a resume through experiential learning opportunities, master classes and workshops.  Students will build portfolios for technical work and prepare for high stakes auditions and interviews.

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Instruction Video

Skills Necessary for Success
  • Be a team player
  • Follow directions
  • Exhibit critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Assume responsibility for project work
  • Willingness to commit to acting exercises and scene work
  • Ability to take direction and critical feedback
Professional Pathways
  • Set design
  • Theater technical director
  • Sound board operator
  • Sound effects technician
  • Stage manager
  • Lighting designer
  • Theater historian
Recommendations
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
Foundational Skills
  • Script analysis
  • Acting technique
  • Screen acting
  • Audition technique
  • Stagecraft
  • Scenic design
Career Interests/Helpful Background
  • Drama and theater courses
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Community theater
  • Art
Post-Secondary Opportunities
See Career Catalog Pages 37-40 for details.

GRADE LEVEL: 10, 11, 12
LENGTH: Two years
SCHOOL: Tallmadge

COURSES & CREDITS:
  • Level I: Acting & Script Analysis (1 credit, first semester); Stagecraft (1 credit, second semester); English (1 credit, all year).
  • Level II: Set Design & Construction (1 credit, first semester); Acting Performance (1 credit second semester); English (1 credit, all year).

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