Theater Arts Career Academy

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Program Description
This two-year Academy combines college prep academics with hands-on experience in theater arts. Students will learn script analysis, acting technique, screen acting, audition technique, stagecraft and scenic design. Students will network with alumni currently working in theater, as well as with area artists. Each student will build a resume through experiential learning opportunities, master classes and workshops. Student will build portfolios for technical work and prepare for high stakes auditions and interviews. The Theater Arts Career Academy outlines a career pathway leading directly to an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.

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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 Pathway
  • Set design
  • Theater technical director
  • Sound board operator
  • Sound effects technician
  • Stage manager
  • Lighting designer
  • Theater historian
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
Career Interests/Helpful Background
  • Drama and theater courses
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Community theater
  • Art
Higher Education Opportunities
  • College credits available
  • Associate’s degree
  • Bachelor’s degree

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

  • 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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