UPPER SCHOOL THEATRE OFFERINGS
Prince of Peace Christian School is proud to support an award-winning theatre department.
This course introduces the student to the theater program at the secondary level. The focus will be acting technique while featuring theatre history and the fundamentals of play production. The course ends with a live, in-class student performance. This class has a “Project Points” requirement: students must earn one hundred points beyond the classroom each grading period. This includes, but is not limited to: attending drama club meetings, fine arts performances, workshops, participation in the high school musical, and reading plays.
PERFORMANCE I - IV
This course focuses on the production process as the means to learn acting technique, technical theatre, and theatre history. The course requires students to participate in the TAPPS One Act Play, Talent Show, Upper School Musical, TAPPS Speech Competition, and the Junior Directs. *The Prerequisite for this class is one of the following courses: Choir I, Actor’s Studio I, or Technical Theatre.
One-Act Play (October/November TAPPS)
State Thespian Festival - Optional
Competition Categories - Solo Acting, Duet Acting, group Acting, Solo Musical Theatre, Duet Musical Theatre, Group Musical Theatre, Lighting Design, Costume Design, Set Design, Marketing Design, Individual Techie Relay, Group Techie Relay, Stage Management
TAPPS Competition - Optional - Speech Competition Categories: Duet Acting, Solo Acting, Poetry Interpretation, and Prose Interpretation
Song's I'll Never Sing - Optional - A Dessert Cabaret production by The Fine Arts Booster Club (Theatre)
Junior Directs - by POPCS Junior Directors
TECHNICAL THEATRE I - IV
This course introduces the student to the theater program at the secondary level. The focus will be the backstage elements of producing a live theatrical performance, such as, set construction, prop and costume building as well as lighting and sound techniques. Although not mandatory, it is highly suggested that students participate in productions beyond the classroom. This class has a “Project Points” requirement: students must earn one hundred points beyond the classroom each grading period. This includes, but is not limited to: attending drama club meetings, fine arts performances, workshops, and reading plays.
For information on classes and the POPCS Theatre Company contact Rachel DuPree, POPCS Fine Arts Chair at 972.598.1120.