Theatre Arts

Calvary Christian Academy Theater Arts - Fine Arts

Elementary students have drama classes within their curriculum. They are taught the fundamentals of performing in front of an audience and how to share the Gospel through acting, and learn theatre etiquette, vocabulary, and history. Performance opportunities include Kindergarten Patriotic, 1st-3rd grade Christmas Outreaches and  4th & 5th grade “Musical.”

Students in Grades 6-8 can take Drama classes, participate in Jr. Thespian Society, and the yearly middle school musical production. The classes cover a range of theatrical skills and topics including, but not limited to, voice and movement, pantomime, improvisation, creative drama, characterization,  stage-craft, basic acting technique,  text analysis, performance styles, theatre and audition etiquette, theatre history, directing, playwriting, and theatrical design/production. Students also have the opportunity to participate at the district and state levels in the Jr. Thespian Individual Events competitions. Students can audition for onstage roles or serve in a technical capacity for the middle school musical.  Participation in the above events and performances can also earn students points toward becoming members of the International Thespian Society.

High School students can take Theatre I-IV and participate in our Theatre Arts Endorsement program. These classes cover a range of theatrical skills and topics including, but not limited to, pantomime, improvisation, theatre history, physicalization, voice and movement, characterization, acting methodology, text analysis, directing, playwriting, and theatrical design/production. Students also have the opportunity to participate at the district and state levels in the Thespian One Act and Individual Events competitions. Yearly performances include a Fall Play and Spring Musical. Participation in the above events and performances can also earn students points toward becoming members of the International Thespian Society.”

The Journey Home, Dance Concert, image

Contacts

Tracy McCoy
Theatre Arts, High School
tracym@ccaeagles.org

Jennifer Pedraza
Theatre Arts, Middle School
jenniferp@ccaeagles.org