Course Details

P142-9206.1M20 - Directing Plays and Musicals in the School and Classroom

Course Details
Course Description: Directing Plays and Musicals in the school and Classroom will be an online and independent study 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 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 articulate a directorial plan for a scene or musical number Teachers will learn various rehearsal activities including ensemble-building warm-ups, blocking demonstrations and text analysis designed to expand and enhance their own teaching practice. Included in the course are two online viewings of a Broadway musical and a play as inspiration and examples of quality directing.
Status: Closed for Registration Registration Deadline: 07/12/2020 Start Date: 07/13/2020 End Date: 07/17/2020
Location: Online CTLE Hours: 45 No. of Credits: 3 Categories: Arts, English Language Arts, Social Studies, Culturally Responsive Instruction
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 Meagher 212-912-9770
Instructor # 1: Stephen DiMenna Instructor # 2:
ASPDP Fee: $125.00 Education Partner Fee: $250.00 Materials Fee: $0.00 Total Fees: $375.00
ASPDP Payment Instruction: The Education Partner Fee has been reduced to $250.00 Payment of the Education Partner fee can be made by credit card or check made out to TDF and will be due on the first day of class. Contact Ginger Meagher, Education Director at TDF to make payment arrangements 212-912-9770