Grade Level: 9-12
Introduction to Theater is a multi-leveled course that explores the different aspects of theater as well as the process of staging a piece. Students will gain insight into the various theatrical roles of actor, audience, playwright, technician, designer, critic, director, and researcher. Central to this course is the idea of collaboration and participation, creating a safe space for artists to explore ideas and interpretations. Finally, students will understand that theater can serve not only as a mirror for culture but also as a catalyst for change.