North Carolina Essential Standards
Proficient Theatre Arts
Use non-verbal expression and self-awareness to communicate character
Apply various vocal elements to the development of characters
Create original monologues and scenes
Use improvisation and acting skills in scenes
Interpret monologues in various presentations
Analyze full-length plays
Discern the process of developing a theatrical performance from a written text
Analyze design concepts for impact in production situations
Solve technical problems for productions
Understand the role of theatre for interpreting the history of the United States
Represent the history of the United States through the creation of original works
Understand the development and application of the rules of theatre etiquette
Investigate the interrelationships of multiple theatre roles
P.C.1: Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.
P.C.1.1 Use non-verbal expression and physical self-awareness to communicate movement elements and characterization, including size, weight, and rate of movement.
P.C.1.2 Apply vocal elements of volume, pitch, tone, articulation, and vocal expression to develop characters.
P.C.1.3 Create original works, such as monologues, scenes, or performance pieces.
P.C.2: Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.
P.C.2.1 Use improvisation and acting skills, such as observation, concentration, and characterization, to create extended scenes.
P.C.2.2 Interpret monologues through formal and informal presentations.
P.A.1: Analyze literary texts and performances.
P.A.1.1 Analyze full-length plays in terms of plot structure, pacing, given circumstances, and character development.
P.A.1.2 Distinguish the evolution of written texts to theatrical performances.
P.AE.1: Understand how to design technical theatre components, such as costumes, sets, props, makeup, lighting, and sound.
P.AE.1.1 Analyze design concepts for aesthetic impact of technical elements.
P.AE.1.2 Apply working knowledge to solve problems in the major technical elements, sound, lights, set, and costumes, for formal or informal audiences.
P.CU.1: Analyze theatre in terms of the social, historical, and cultural contexts in which it was created.
P.CU.1.1 Understand the role of theatre arts in United States history as a means of interpreting past era within an historical context.
P.CU.1.2 Exemplify the concepts of United States history through the creation of theatrical works.
P.CU.2: Understand the traditions, roles, and conventions of theatre as an art form.
P.CU.2.1 Understand how the rules of audience etiquette originated, how they have evolved, and for what purpose.P.CU.2.2 Analyze the interrelationships of theatre roles