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Visual and Performing Arts

Course Description:

 

Visual Art-Art 1

9th - 10th Grade

 

Beginning level course that covers the organization of the Elements of Design where students apply these skills in two and three dimensional projects in drawing, color theory, painting, and critiquing process focused on Latino Culture.

Prerequisite: None

Meets University Entrance Requirements: CSU, UC (“F”)



Studio Art - 2-D Design

11th - 12th Grade

 

Students with prior knowledge of foundation art content such as historical and cultural art awareness, drawing, design, and technique will further their application of design concepts and creative decision making. Students will create a portfolio of an original body of work demonstrating a high level of quality through informed problem solving, deliberate process, and purposeful application that demonstrates artistic growth.

Prerequisite: Art 1 & Art 2
 
 

Drama

10th - 12th Grade

 

This full-year, activity-oriented course serves as an introduction to theater. Students study basic principles and techniques in acting, theater history, staging, voice and diction, pantomime, improvisation, choral reading, readers’ theater, storytelling, and oral interpretation.. Students will learn the relationship of drama to literature and other art forms. Students will receive an overview of careers in theater and related fields.

Prerequisite: None


Meets University Entrance Requirements: CSU, UC (“f”)

 

 

Advance Drama

10th - 12th Grade

 

This full-year, activity-oriented course serves as an introduction to theater. Students study basic principles and techniques in acting, theater history, staging, voice and diction, pantomime, improvisation, choral reading, readers’ theater, storytelling, and oral interpretation.. Students will learn the relationship of drama to literature and other art forms. Students will receive an overview of careers in theater and related fields.

Prerequisite: None


Meets University Entrance Requirements: CSU, UC (“f”)

 

Aztec Dancing

All Grades

 

All students will actively learn dance through a step-by-step process in a studio setting. Class will consist of warming ups, opening ceremony, dancing, review, and closing statements. This course will promote cultural awareness through native aboriginal history, language, food, government, daily life, and contributions to the world from various nations of this hemisphere. The objective is to build your confidence and project yourself on a stage in front of a live audience.