Welcome to the Brennan Theatre Department! We are very excited to provide the best quality theatrical education and experience around.
Theatre Course Descriptions:
Theatre I - Is the introduction of Theatre Arts and Performance as we know it in the western world. This class does cover a wide range of activities including: parts of the stage, stage directions, voice and diction, improvisation, mime, characterization, monologues, duets and theatre history.
Theatre II -Is the next level above Theatre I. This course surveys areas specific to characterization, Shakespeare, Children's Theatre, Styles, Comedy and Tragedy. The course does involve outside performance time.
Theatre III -Is the advanced survey of acting and style in theatre. The actor goes in depth into styles of theatre and specific playwrights and time periods throughout theatre history. This class also preps the actors for the Ism's of theatre including Absurdism, Romanticism, Daidism and Epic Theatre.
Theatre IV -The student in this course is preparing themselves for professional theatre or higher educational theatre experiences. This course is highly detailed and gives the students opportunities in directing, play analysis, character analysis and scene analysis. This course is fast moving and requires an end of the year presentation that they must direct, costume, design and promote.
Class Schedule for Mr. DeHoyos:
1st Period 8:45-9:40AM Theatre I
2nd Period 9:45-10:35AM Theatre I
3rd Period 10:40-11:30AM Theatre I
4th Period 11:35-12:25PM Theatre II
5th Period 12:30-1:20PM Theatre III-IV
6th Period 1:25-2:15PM Lunch
7th Period 2:20-3:10PM Conference
8th Period 3:15-4:05PM Department Coordinator