ERIC Number: ED041923
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
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A Course Guide in the Theatre Arts at the Secondary School Level.
American Educational Theatre Association, Washington, DC.
Utilizing acting as the main teaching method to promote artistic understanding and skills with a focus on the individual, this course guide explores the "process" of theatre. Outlines for student and teacher are provided for each of the five course sections: Discovering an Approach to Theatre, Discovering the Process of Acting, Exploring a Drama Through Improvisation, Placing Theatre in Perspective, and Organizing the Play for Production. Supplementary articles deal with (1) "Structuring Theatre Arts in the Curriculum," (2) "Improvisation," (3) "Creating a Play Through Improvisation," (4) "Creativity in Casting and Directing," (5) "A New Approach to Play Analysis in the Classroom," (6) "Readers Theatre," and (7) "Chamber Theatre." A bibliography is included. (JMC)
Descriptors: Acting, Class Activities, Curriculum Guides, Drama, Dramatics, Individual Development, Production Techniques, Secondary Education, Skill Development, Student Motivation, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Theater Arts
American Educational Theatre Association, J. F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20566 ($2.50 members, $3.00 non-members)
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Authoring Institution: American Educational Theatre Association, Washington, DC.