Grades 9-12 Prerequisite: None
Year long course Meets UC/CSU “F” Requirement
“Today You are You, that is Truer than True. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” In beginning drama, students will explore the basic elements of acting, theatrical history, design, and performance. Students will be exposed to a wide array of the world of theater and acting in order to establish roots and find one’s own pathway. Whether you have never been on stage before, or you are very familiar, there will be something new to learn for everyone! No acting experience is necessary, and any student in any grade level is welcome to enroll. Come join RUHS Theatre Arts!
Grades 10-12 Prerequisite: Drama 1-2 OR Audition (by appt. with instructor)
Year long course Meets UC/CSU “F” and “G” Requirement
This class is designed as the next level for actors to further develop and hone their skills and craft. Students will build off the skills of Beginning Drama to delve deeper into scene work, monologues, performance, and the study of various styles of theatrical works including Shakespeare and Musical Theater. Students will focus on career preparation, and real-world experience including auditioning, working with various industry professionals, and opportunities beyond RUHS. This includes DTASC, where students will compete against other high schools. Students will also participate in exclusive performance opportunities for the school and community, including a festival of One-Acts which will be all student directed, produced, and performed. This course is designed to fit the desires and skill level of the students involved, making it collaborative and challenging!