Theatre 3

Drama 3 Syllabus


Teacher:  Mr. Stone

Phone Number: 941-330-1855 x.1113

E-Mail Address:


Course Overview:

This class is designed to expand on the concepts learned in Drama 1 and to introduce advanced theatrical concepts such as:

  • In-depth scene and character      development
  • History of Drama
  • Dramatic structure
  • Set, Lighting, Costume, Make-up      design
  • Playwriting
  • Shakespeare
  • Theatre’s relation to other art      forms


Students will learn through hands-on activities as well as classroom discussion.  The student will be expected to keep a Theatre Journal, which will be completed in class.



Course Goal and Objectives:

This goal of this course is for the student to explore all facets of the Theatre while continuing to develop their acting skills.  All students will learn how to work together as a theater community in order to run a performance.  At the completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Develop      a character profile and perform as a specific character
  • Assist      younger students as they become familiar with the program
  • Show working      knowledge of dramatic history and structure
  • Prepare a basic      set, costume, lighting, and make-up design for a specific show
  • Write a scene      for a play
  • Read and      interpret a monologue from Shakespeare
  • Demonstrate      understanding of how Theatre relates to various other art forms


Grade Distribution:

  • Test/Final Performance                                              35%
  • Quizzes/Classroom Performances                                 30%
  • Classwork/Homework/Preparation                                30%
  • Bellwork                                                                    5%


Students will be graded primarily on the effort they put in to their classwork and in-class performances.  A student will not be graded based solely on each final performance, but on the entire rehearsal/preparation process.  Please note that if a student TRIES to succeed in this class, they WILL succeed in this class.