UC A-G Approved

Many GBHS Drama Courses are UC A-G approved and fulfill the "f" category for college preparation

Elective Pathway

Four years of diverse coursework allow students to complete an Elective Pathway in Theatre Arts

Internships

Students who demonstrate leadership and knowledge have the opportunity to work as instructional interns

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Beginning Drama

Designed for general or college preparatory students. This introduction to theatre class is a fun project and performance based class with a primary focus on the development of acting skills including pantomime, improvisation, character development, interpretation, theatre appreciation, and scene work. Requires one evening performance at the end of the term.

Intermediate Theatre Arts

This class provides serious acting students the opportunity to continue their training in characterization, advanced improvisation, movement, auditioning, scene work, script analysis and interpretation, directing, and theatre appreciation. Requires two evening performances throughout the term.

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in Drama or instructor approval

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Professional Drama

This course will focus on advanced and college level acting and technical skills. Opportunities in directing, casting, and backstage production will be focused on throughout the class. Students will select and produce a number of one act plays. Career opportunities and advanced training will be explored. Evening and weekend rehearsal and performances will be required.

Prerequisites: Grade of B or better in Intermediate Theatre or instructor approval

Advanced Drama

Designed for general or college preparatory students. This course will include instruction in costume and makeup design and application; technical skills in stage direction, lighting and sound; set construction; and publicity. Students are required to attend practices and rehearsals before and after school, as well as performances held at night and on weekends.

Enrollment in this class will be determined by application/ portfolio submission each fall.

Prerequisites: Grade of B or better in Intermediate Theatre Arts or instructor approval

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Musical Theatre

This is a one-term course in the Spring Semester. The class will work together to define, promote, produce, research, and perform a musical during the spring term. Enrollment in the class will be determined through auditions each fall. Evening and weekend rehearsal and performances will be required.