FINE ARTS.

Drama/Performance Distinction

“Drama Distinction” will be awarded to those graduating seniors who have completed the following requirements:

  • 3 semesters of Drama classes, with at least one of those being Honors Drama
  • No grade lower than A- in any drama class
  • Participation in at least one school play; must audition for minimum of one musical
  • Completion of at least one semester of Stage Craft class with no grade lower than A-.
  • Reading of the book “Respect For Acting” by Uta Hagen, and a discussion with Mr. Helmbold about the book. Scholars may be asked to write an essay on various aspects of the book.

DISTINCTION IN BALLROOM DANCE

  • Student must take five semesters of Ballroom Dance–one of which is Ballroom III or higher.
  • Student must teach (under direction of the teacher) three sessions of in-class instruction including steps from three different dances.
  • Student must write a four page typed, 12 pt font, double spaced research paper (subject to be approved in advance) with a works cited page.
  • Student must participate in five Outside of Class dance activities–specifically ballroom dancing in a social setting.
  • Student must choreograph a social dance mixer, write up the choreography, create an instruction video, and teach it to a ballroom or social dance class.
  • Student must choreograph and perform a ballroom “solo” and perform it in front of an audience before they graduate.
  • Student mush choreograph a team routine and teach it to the class
534 DRAMA I
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537 HONORS DRAMA
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538 STAGE CRAFT
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312 SYMPHONIA ORCHESTRA
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315 CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
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320 CONCERT ORCHESTRA
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330 CONCERT BAND
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333 JAZZ BAND
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339 FUNDAMENTALS OF MUSIC THEORY
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347 AP/DE MUSIC THEORY
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343 WOMEN’S CHOIR
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346 MEN’S CHOIR
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345 CHORALE CHOIR
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344 CONCERT CHOIR
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349 ADVANCED WOMEN’S CHOIR
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501 BEGINNING DANCE
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502 INTERMEDIATE DANCE
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503 PRE ADVANCED DANCE
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504 ADVANCED DANCE
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506 LE PREMIER BALLET (LEVEL 1)
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DISTINCTION IN BALLROOM DANCE
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525 SOCIAL/BALLROOM DANCE I
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526 BALLROOM DANCE II
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527 BALLROOM DANCE III
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BALLROOM DANCE IV/COMPANY
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778 DIGITAL IMAGING
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565 SENIOR ART
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