Course Details


P142-10760.1M21 - Directing Plays and Musicals in the School and Classroom

Course Details
Course Description: Directing Plays and Musicals in the school and Classroom is a virtual ONLINE interactive teaching and learning experience that will provide teachers with the tools and experience to be able to direct and choreograph plays and musicals with their students for production within their school or classroom.The course will meet on ZOOM each day for two hours from 10:00am-12:00pm EST. The course goals include developing the teacher’s abilities to stage and direct school plays and musicals, develop and articulate a clear and specific directorial concept, style and approach to a performance event demonstrate strategies and methods for teaching their own students how to direct and assistant direct student productions and scenes and to use the knowledge and skills involved in directing to enhance their overall knowledge and understanding of theater making. Teachers will create production plans and directorial concepts, rehearsal schedules and strategies for staging and integrating the production process into their classroom curriculum. Teacher’s will choose and analyze a theatrical text that is appropriate for their grade level, create a specific concept, style and approach to the text and direct a scene or musical number for presentation and assessment at the end of the course. Teachers will engage in various rehearsal activities including ensemble-building warm-ups, blocking demonstrations and text analysis designed to expand and enhance their own teaching practice. A panel of professional theatre directors will present a symposium on directing. Included in the course are two outings to Broadway or Off Broadway plays as inspiration and examples of quality directing. The course will conclude with staged scenes and musical numbers by the teachers.
Status: Open for Registration Registration Deadline: 07/11/2021 Start Date: 07/12/2021 End Date: 07/16/2021
Location: Online CTLE Hours: 45 No. of Credits: 3 Categories: Arts
Restricted: No CTLE Area: Content Grades: Pre-K,K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Danielson Components 3b : Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
3c : Engaging Students in Learning
Education Partner Information
Education Partner: Theatre Development Fund Contact: Ginger Bartkoski Meagher
Instructor # 1: Stephen DiMenna Instructor # 2:
Payment
ASPDP Fee: $125.00 Education Partner Fee: $275.00 Materials Fee: $0.00 Total Fees: $400.00
ASPDP Payment Instruction: Payment of the Education Partner fee is $275.00 and due on the first day of the course and can be paid by credit card or check mailed to TDF 520 Eighth Ave, Suite 801, New York, NY 10018