Fine Arts » Theatre


Middle School Theatre is an elective course in which students are introduced to the basics of theatre, including the history of theatre and basic acting terms and techniques. Lifelong skills such as discipline, multi-tasking, the ability to think on your feet, and group collaboration are practiced. Students are encouraged to discover their God-given gifts that can be used in multiple real-life situations to bring Him glory.

Theatre Arts I
This course is a beginning theatre course. Students will learn theatre history basics, acting and improv basics, as well as read important plays from the world of theatre. This course is a prerequisite for Advanced Theatre/Theatre Production.

Advanced Theatre/Advanced Theatre
This course is an advanced theatre class where students have reached a level of ownership over their theatre work. This class will be geared towards the TAPPS and TCSIT One Act Play competitions, as well as the Spring Musical. This class is for students who wish to be in the extracurricular aspect of the Dallas Christian Drama Department.

Technical/Business Theatre
In the first semester, this course combines the study of various theories of design and stagecraft techniques including design, scenery, properties, lighting, costuming, makeup, and sound. During the second semester, the class will be the “production office” for the spring musical. Students will learn all aspects of producing, marketing, budget management, box office, and set planning, while gaining hands on experience as the production team.