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									                                                                        Technical Theatre Curriculum
                                                                                                June 7, 1999
As a result of their technical theatre education students will be able to...
      Goal 25:         K   1         2          3 4            5            6 7             8                  Tech 1-2               Adv
Know the language                                                                                                                     Tech
     of the arts.
A: Understand the
sensory elements,
organizational
principles, and
expressive qualities
of the arts.
Sensory Elements:              Name and
Movement                       recognize
                               movement
                               vocabulary-
                               space, time,
                               energy,
                               relationship:
                               locomotor &
                               non-locomotor
Sound                          Identify vocal         Recognize rate,             Differentiate rate,
                               (verbal & non-         volume, pitch,              volume, pitch,
                               verbal) & non-         intensity,                  intensity,
                               vocal sounds.          articulation.               articulation
                                                      Recognize
                                                      importance of voice
                                                      as an instrument in
                                                      performance.
Production                                                                                               Use different         Apply knowledge
Support                                                                                                  elements of support   of support in a live
                                                                                                         during crew calls:    production in a
                                                                                                         management, safety,   leadership position
                                                                                                         & publicity




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As a result of their technical theatre education students will be able to...
    Goal 25A:         K   1           2         3 4             5             6 7             8                   Tech 1-2            Adv Tech
 Language of the
        arts
Organizational                Identify                Compare variations            Identify structure of   Use general theatre   Interpret staging
Principles                    dramatic                on theme                      plot.                   terminology           requirements of a
                              structure                                                                     appropriately         script
Plot, Character,              (beginning,             Analyze conflict &            Recognize physical,
Theme, Setting,               middle, end.)           resolution                    emotional aspects of
Problem resolution,                                                                 character.
Message                       Define story            Distinguish use of
                              elements: plot,         written dialogue in a
                              character,              play.
                              setting,                                              Identify conflict in
                              problem                                               dramatic literature
                              resolution

                              Define the
                              main idea.

                              Identify who,
                              what, why,
                              when, and
                              where




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As a result of their technical theatre education students will be able to...
    Goal 25A:        K   1          2         3   4            5              6 7            8                  Tech 1-2              Adv Tech
  Language of the
        arts
Playwriting,                 Describe roles           Define roles of               Differentiate degrees   Use correct          Apply design
Directing, Acting,           of storyteller           director and                  of emotion in a         terminology in       elements in
Designing                    and actor.               designer.                     character.              drafting,            costuming, make-up,
                                                                                                            painting, lighting   sound, special
                                                                                                            and staging in       effects and graphics
                                                                                                            classroom
                                                                                                            projects and         Apply methods of
                                                                                                            crew calls           scenic and lighting
                                                                                                                                 design in class
                                                                                                                                 projects and live
                                                                                                                                 productions
Production                                                                                                  Define the           Assume a leadership
Hierarchy                                                                                                   positions in a       position in the
                                                                                                            production chart     production chart and
                                                                                                                                 apply it toward a
                                                                                                                                 live production
Expressive                   Identify basic           Point out emotions            Develop appropriate
Qualitites:                  emotions.                that are evidenced in         emotions to fit a
                                                      characterizations             characterization
Emotion
Mood                         Identify how             Describe moods and            Explain the                                  Explain the use of
                             mood is                  how they are                  contribution of                              design elements to
                             created                  created                       dialogue and                                 create a specific
                             through the                                            technical elements to                        mood
                             use of support                                         create mood.
                             tools & acting




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As a result of their technical theatre education students will be able to...
   Goal 25      K   1          2          3   4               5               6   7               8                    Tech 1-2                Adv Tech
B.
Understand
the
similarities,
distinctions
and
connections
in and
among the
arts.
Similarities            Identify                  Describe how elements and           Compare and contrast        Analyze how all
                        similarities in           principles combine within           elements and principles     fine arts center
                        and among the             an art form to express              in two or more art works    around common
                        arts                      ideas.                              that share similar themes   themes
                        e.g. pattern,
                        sequence, and
                        mood
Distinctions                                                                                                      Analyze how
                                                                                                                  theatre alone is a
                                                                                                                  unique fusion of all
                                                                                                                  other art forms


Connections                                                                                                       Demonstrate how         Distinguish how other
                                                                                                                  other fine art skills   art forms use
                                                                                                                  are used in             theatrical elements
                                                                                                                  theatrical
                                                                                                                  productions




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As a result of their technical theatre education students will be able to...
    Goal 26:    K   1          2          3   4            5             6   7            8           Tech 1-2   Adv Tech
   Through
 creating and
 performing,
  understand
how works of
    art are
   produced.
A.
Understand
processes,
traditional
tools, and
modern
technologies
used in the
arts.
1. Primary              Point out the             Choose                         Distinguish the
Tools:                  different uses            appropriate                    more subtle
a. Body                 of posture,               postures, gestures,            communication of
                        gesture, facial           facial expressions             body through
                        expression and            and movement to                posture, gesture,
                        movement.                 portray a                      facial expression,
                                                  character.                     & movement.
b. Voice                Point out the             Choose
                        different uses            appropriate
                        of volume,                volume, rate,
                        rate,                     articulation, pitch,
                        articulation,             & intensity to
                        pitch, and                portray a
                        intensity.                character.




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As a result of their technical theatre education students will be able to...
  Goal 26A:      K   1          2         3   4              5          6   7              8                Tech 1-2          Adv Tech
                         Point out the            Choose                        Develop concepts      Visualize & create    Develop a
c. Mind                  use of                   experiences from              of observation,       a ground plan         design
                         imagination,             life to construct a           focus, and                                  concept for a
                         concentration,           character.                    visualization in                            production
                         and memory in                                          performance.
                         creative play.
2. Support               Identify basic                                         Identify unique       Understand correct    Select the
Tools:                   types of tools                                         characteristics of    methods of theatre    appropriate
a. Costumes                                                                     each of the support   construction using    combination
b. Props                                                                        tools                 proper tools and      of tools in
c. Lights                                                                                             materials             creation of a
d. Makeup                                                                                                                   design
e. Sound                                                                                              Identify types of     concept
f. Scenery                                                                                            lighting equipment
g. Special
   Effects                                                                                            Understand
h. Publicity &                                                                                        techniques of basic
  Management                                                                                          paint application &
                                                                                                      care of materials




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As a result of their technical theatre education students will be able to..
Goal 26 A    K 1         2          3   4               5                6   7              8                      Tech 1-2             Adv Tech

Process:           Distinguish                                                   Discern how an actor      Recognize need for         Deduce fully
Imagining          between                                                       combines memory and       audience’s willing         developed set
                   reality and                                                   images to create          suspension of disbelief    from
                   illusion                                                      something new                                        fragmentary
                                                                                                                                      material
Process:           Recognize the            Recognize the                        Recognize the process     Develop a ground plan
Creating           process used             process used to                      used to create an         from a given criteria
                   to create an             prepare a scripted                   improvisational scene
                   improvisationa           scene
                   l scene




Process:            Recognize the           Recognize the need                   Explain how sensory       Recognize how tools &      Interpret how
Commun-             process of              for various audience                 information can be        techniques can be used     subtext can be
icating             collaboration           conventions: a time                  used to interpret a       to create mood             used to add
                    in a                    for laughter and                     character.                                           depth &
                                            applause, a time for quiet
                    drama/theatre                                                                                                     richness to an
                                            attention.
                    event                                                                                                             environment
Process:            Develop a                                                    Demonstrate respect       Evaluate effectiveness
Evaluating          procedure to                                                 for different ideas       of technical elements of
                    evaluate                                                     while planning a scene.   a production
                    yourself and
                    others.




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As a result of their technical theatre education students will be able to...
  Goal 26      K   1               2              3   4           5          6   7            8                    Tech 1-2                 Adv Tech

B. Apply
skills and
knowledge
necessary to
create and
perform in
one or more
of the arts.
Support                Begin to select                                                                      Identify correct tools    Apply appropriate
Tools                  appropriate support                                                                  and lighting              methods of theatre
                       tools to enhance                                                                     equipment                 construction, lighting
                       creative play.                                                                                                 & painting in a
                                                                                                            Learn correct painting    leadership position
                       Improvise materials                                                                  equipment in different    when mounting a
                       using available                                                                      painting methods          production.
                       resources.
                                                                                                                                      Demonstrate the
                                                                                                                                      correct methods and
                                                                                                                                      tools in costuming,
                                                                                                                                      make-up, sound,
                                                                                                                                      graphics, and special
                                                                                                                                      effects
Perceiving             Recreate a past                    Recall a past              Discriminate between   Collect & examine a
                       experience using the               experience using           specific details of    visual record of
                       senses                             the senses                 sensory impressions    diverse environments
                                                                                                            as a basis for creative
                       Identify the five senses                                      Explain how sensory    work
                                                                                     information can be
                                                                                     used to interpret a
                                                                                     character




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As a result of their technical theatre education students will be able to...
 Goal 26 B   K   1               2              3   4   5   6   7              8                   Tech 1-2               Adv Tech


Responding           Use technical elements                         Evaluate how the                               Form teams to
                     of theater to                                  same material may                              collaborate on a
                     demonstrate how                                elicit different                               production
                     emotions, mood, themes                         responses from
                     can be affected.                               readers or viewers
                     Demonstrate
                     appropriate responses to                       Demonstrate mastery
                     directions, rehearsal                          of appropriate
                     procedures, time                               audience skills
                     schedules, & team work.
                     Recognize skills used to
                     evaluate a dramatic
                     event

Imagining            Create an improvisation                        Transform real and       Transform real &      Transform real &
                                                                    imagined objects to      imagined objects to   imagined objects to
                     Demonstrate the                                create an environment    create a realistic    create a specialized
                     expressive tools of an                                                  environment           environment ie: period
                     actor through a                                                                               musical fantasy
                     performance
Creating             Perform a scripted                             Plan an Improvised       Develop a visual      Include elements of
                     scene.                                         scene, then perform      representation from   color & texture when
                                                                    and revise it, perhaps   plans                 developing a design
                                                                    developing it into a
                                                                    scripted scene.




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As a result of their technical theatre education students will be able to...
  Goal 26 B     K   1            2                  3   4         5         6   7         8           Tech 1-2        Adv Tech
Communicating           Demonstrate specific                                                       Create an        Create a
                        movement vocabulary                                                        environment      design that
                        (space, time, energy, and                                                  for a given      reinforces a
                        relationship)
                                                                                                   situation        specific
                        Use movement in                                                                             theme
                        character development

                        Act out real-life
                        situations.
Evaluating              Critique a live                     Critique                Accept the     Perform a        Critique a
                        drama/theatre activity              yourself in a           constructive   self-inventory   production
                        or production                       drama/theater           criticism of   Critique         & evaluate
                                                            activity                others         technical        how its
                                                                                                   design           individual
                                                                                                   elements of a    elements
                                                                                                   production       contribute to
                                                                                                                    a production




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As a result of their technical theatre education students will be able to...
       Goal         K   1            2           3   4   5   6   7            8                  Tech 1-2             Adv Tech
27:Understand
 the role of the
      arts in
  civilizations,
     past and
     present.
A. Analyze
how the arts
function in
history, society,
and everyday
life
Functions:                  Recognize that                           Explain that every     Understand that       Understand that
To inform and               theater reflects                         community has its      support tools         support tools
promote                     culture.                                 own special            reinforce the         reinforce the
understanding                                                        customs                message and mood      message and mood
                                                                                            of a production       of a production
                                                                     Compare cultural
                                                                     diversity within the
                                                                     arts
To Entertain                Learn to                                 Compare                Understand that       Understand that
                            appreciate theater                       performances of        support tech          support tech
                            by attending live                        different cultures     enhances the          enhances the
                            performances.                                                   entertainment value   entertainment
                                                                                            of a production       value of a
                                                                                                                  production
Introduce New                                                        Recognize the                                Explain current
Ideas                                                                contribution of                              trends in stage
                                                                     cultures to their                            technology and
                                                                     personal education                           design




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As a result of their technical theatre education students will be able to...
    Goal 27 B       K   1             2            3 4             5            6   7                   8                            Tech 1-2                  Adv Tech
Understand how
the arts shape
and reflect
history, society
and everyday life
History                     Interpret folk tales         Interpret tall tales           Identify selected theater/drama     Understand roots of theatre   Understand the
Identify Changes            and fairy tales                                             works from different cultures and   cross culturally & how they   lineage of western
Selected Works                                           Depict various                 artists from historical periods.    relate to 20th century        theatre from mid
                                                         historical figures.                                                                              1500 up to the
                                                                                                                                                          20th century




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As a result of their technical theatre education students will be able to...
    Goal 27 B       K 1            2            3   4   5   6   7               8                    Tech 1-2                Adv Tech
Society                   Explore and utilize                       Explore similarities and   Recognize how tech,       Apply skills
Interdisciplinary         connections                               differences among          support tools are used    in other art
                          between District                          various cultures           in non-theatrical         forms and
                          205 drama/theater                         historical periods         events.                   non-theatrical
                          curriculum and the                        through drama/theater                                events.
                          arts community                            activities.


                                                                    Become aware of career     Demonstrate               Demonstrate
Everyday Life                                                       opportunities in           proficiency in at least   proficiency in
Careers                                                             drama/theater.             one area of support       two or more
                                                                                               tools                     areas of
chart/mu                                                                                                                 support tools




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Rockford Public Schools #205
     1999-2000
 Technical Theater
    Curriculum
     Content Objectives
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                                              Board of Education
                                                Mrs. Carol D. Bell
                                                 Mr. Ted Biondo
                                            Mrs. Gloria Cardenas Cudia
                                             Ms. Patricia L. Delugas
                                            Mr. William R. Neblock, Sr.
                                               Mrs. Alice Saudargas
                                               Mr. David Strommer

                                                 Superintendent
                                                  Dr. Ronald Epps

                               Department of Curriculum and Instruction
                                         Janet Jones: General Director
                           Ann Rundall: Multicultural/Fine Arts Curriculum Coordinator

                                   The Department of Curriculum and Instruction
would like to thank the following people for the endless hours they contributed to the completion of these objectives:
                                                     Perky Flynn
                                                   George Harnish
                                                    Carol Harnish
                                                  Jessica McDonald
                                                     John Sleger
                                                    John Van Nest




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