Course Syllabus



Units of Study

* Vocal & Dramatic Terms
* Playwriting
* 10-Minute Short Plays/Monologues
* Vocal Health and Technique
* Singing in Unison & 2-Part Harmony
* Theatre & Music History
* Broadway/Musical Theatre

Assessment and Grading
Participation 40%
Tests/Quizzes 20%
Projects/Assignments 30%
Warm-ups 10%

Class Expectations

* Be on time for class.
* Participation is an essential part of the class.
* Be prepared, have all required materials ready.
* Listen carefully and follow instructions.
* Respect yourself, each other, respect the work, respect the
process, and respect the teacher/director. This includes being
respectful of times when students are acting or presenting a
* Students are expected to listen and be a good audience. This
means no side conversations or head-phones in class.
* No food, drinks or gum. Throw trash in the trash can.
* Put away all props, costumes, and resources used for class
* Keep the Drama related to class—
* Complete all assigned projects and homework

Contact Information:

Bridget Burrows / (704) 225-7555

In This Course We will Focus On:

* enhancing self-awareness and self-confidence
* inspiring creative expression
* improving focus and maintaining concentration
* enriching communication skills and social interaction
* developing physical and vocal expression using drama & music to
promote and cultivate reading, writing, speaking and singing
* deepening understanding of human behavior within the context
of drama and music
* promoting cultural understanding
* acquiring historical perspective by exploring different periods
and styles of theatre & music.

Course Summary:

Date Details Due