The HTHS Theatre Program

  • Theatre I (05052G1001)                      
    Grades 9-12
    Year-long / 1 credit
    Fee required 

    Theatre I is a one credit course introducing students to the art of theatre, methods of acting, eras of theatre history and fundamentals of technical theatre.  Students will begin to develop the basic vocal and physical work necessary for acting.  Students learn through creative, hands-on projects as well as individual and group activities.  Class activities include improvisation, movement, monologues, scene work, pantomime, script analysis, character development and theatrical design.  Students are expected to demonstrate what they have learned in a variety of ways including performing their work in class.  Students are encouraged to attend or participate in HTHS theatre productions. Students will be invited to enter state theatre competitions such as the Alabama Trumbauer Theatre Festival and the State Thespian Festival. 

    Theatre II (05052G1002)
    Grades 10-12
    Year-long / 1 credit
    Fee Required
    Prerequisite: Theatre I

    This one credit course continues the study of theatre. Students will begin to figure out their “type” and build a book of solo, duet, and group scenes that fit that type.  Students will explore the process of writing monologues, scenes, and plays. Students will further explore the various techniques and methods in acting on how to develop a character. Students will be encouraged to attend or participate in HTHS musical theatre productions and will be invited to enter state theater competitions such as the Alabama Trumbauer Theatre Festival and the State Thespian Festival. 

    Acting Technique I (05999C1034)
    Grades 10-12
    Year-long / 1 credit  
    Prerequisite: Approval of Ms.Lemmons 
    Fee Required                                                                                                                                                                            

    This production driven course will consist of working on all the elements that go into producing our shows for the year.  Students will be working on blocking, choreography, lighting, sound, costumes, props, sets, fly system, publicity, stage management, and stage hands.  All students will be expected to serve as a performer or tech crew member for all HTHS theatre productions.

    Acting Technique II (05053G1002)                                                                                                     
    Grades 10-12
    Year-long / 1 credit
    Fee Required                                                                                                                                                   
    Prerequisite: Approval of Ms. Lemmons

    This advanced production driven course will consist of working on all the elements that go into producing our shows for the year.  Students will be working on blocking, choreography, lighting, sound, costumes, props, sets, fly system, publicity, stage management, and stage hands.  All students will be expected to serve as a performer or tech crew member for all HTHS theatre productions.