TH.912.S.2.4

Sustain a character or follow technical cues in a production piece to show focus.
General Information
Subject Area: Theatre
Grade: 912
Big Idea: Skills, Techniques, and Processes
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
7967010: Access Visual and Performing Arts (Specifically in versions: 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2019, 2019 - 2020, 2020 and beyond (current))
0400300: Introduction to Drama (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
0400310: Theatre 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
0400320: Theatre 2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
0400370: Acting 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
0400380: Acting 2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
0400390: Acting 3 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
0400400: Acting 4 Honors (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
0400420: Technical Theatre Design & Production 2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
0400430: Technical Theatre Design & Production 3 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
0400540: Voice and Diction (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
0400620: Theatre Improvisation (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
0400710: Musical Theatre 2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2020, 2020 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
0400720: Musical Theatre 3 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2020, 2020 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
7967020: Access Theatre 1 (Specifically in versions: 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2019, 2019 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
TH.912.S.2.In.c: Refine memorized scenes to establish successful interpretation, expression, and believability.
TH.912.S.2.Pa.c: Contribute selected lines or actions to scenes to establish successful interpretation, expression, and believability.
TH.912.S.2.Su.c: Refine memorized scenes to establish successful interpretation, expression, and believability.

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Lesson Plans

Creating a Pantomime:

The students will pre-assess what they know about creating a story through just movement. Students will brainstorm, create, utilize technology, and rehearse a pantomime which demonstrates appropriate stage movement and collaboration with a partner.

Type: Lesson Plan

Shifting Objects of Attention:

One of the primary ways students can maintain their focus and concentration on stage is using the shifting of object of attention within a scene to stay in truthful moments while sustaining a character. In this lesson, the students will pre-assess how they focus in real life, students will be introduced to examples of people using object of attention. Students will use stream of conscious speaking/writing to describe the object of attention shifting in their pre-rehearsed scene. 

Type: Lesson Plan

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