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GZ Syllabus 2012 (Rough) July 30, 2012

Filed under: Schedules and Syllabus — gzsote @ 7:14 pm

Genesis Zero Stage Class 2012

September 10

Improv games – – Warm ups, basic music reading, ranges – – Stretch, dance warm ups

September 17

Cooperation and teamwork exercises – – Begin learning “Do You Hear What I Hear” – – Begin learning dance

September 24

Fun with filming

October 1

Slapstick – – “Do You Hear” – – dance

October 8

Comedy exercises – – “Do You Hear” – – dance

October 15

Split into groups, begin brainstorming ideas for skits – – “Do You Hear” – – dance

The King’s Ball: Steampunk/Victorian!

October 22

Vote within groups for director, writer, actors, etc. Begin experimenting with ideas – —  “Do You Hear” – – dance

October 29

Begin writing script and practicing lines and staging – – “Do You Hear” – – dance

November 5

Firm up script, continue practicing, assign within groups props and costumes – – “Do You Hear” – – dance

November 12

Lines Memorized Perform rough skits for class only, fine tune – – “Do You Hear” – – dance

November 19

Work in groups to fine tune skits – – “Do You Hear” – – dance

November 26

Perform skits for family and friends!

 

Thespians Syllabus 2011-2012 July 30, 2011

Filed under: Schedules and Syllabus — gzsote @ 6:19 pm

SECOND UNIT – 9 WEEKS

Block B: Thespians, 2:15-3:45

 

November 14

Game Day

Concentration and cooperation with other actors

 

November 21

Slapstick and pantomime; improvised

 

November 28

Slapstick and stage combat; rehearsed

 

December 05

Costuming

 

December 12

History of drama

 

December 19, 26 Christmas Break

 

January 02

Makeup, hair, and masks

 

January 09

Backstage: stage safety, stage crew, lights/sound/sfx

 

January 16

Skit writing, analyzing, interpretation

 

January 23

Showcase

 

Show Choir Syllabus 2011-2012

Filed under: Schedules and Syllabus — gzsote @ 6:18 pm

SECOND UNIT – 9 WEEKS

Block A: Show Choir 12:30-2:00

 

November 14

Begin learning words, music,

steps for Operator

 

November 21

Operator

 

November 28

Operator

Begin You Raise Me Up

 

December 05

Operator, You Raise Me Up

 

December 12

Operator, You Raise Me Up

 

December 19, 26 Christmas Break

 

January 02

You Raise Me Up,

Begin The Lion Sleeps Tonight

 

January 09

You Raise Me Up, The Lion Sleeps Tonight

 

January 16

The Lion Sleeps Tonight

 

January 23

The Lion Sleeps Tonight

 

Intermediate Syllabus 2011-2012

Filed under: Schedules and Syllabus — gzsote @ 6:17 pm

FIRST UNIT – 9 WEEKS

September 12th

Block C: Intermediate, 2:30-4:00

September 12th

Games

Warm ups, begin learning Any Dream Will Do

Stretch, begin learning Shim Sham

 

September 19

Concentration and cooperation with other actors

Any Dream Will Do

Shim Sham

 

September 26

Musical theatre: acting while dancing and singing

Any Dream Will Do

Shim Sham

 

October 03

Analyzing film

Any Dream Will Do

Shim Sham

 

October 10

Analyzing a script, conceptualizing a play

Any Dream Will Do, Begin learning The Lion Sleeps Tonight

Shim Sham

 

October 17

Directing and being directed

The Lion Sleeps Tonight

Shim Sham

 

October 24

Acting from a rough storyline

The Lion Sleeps Tonight

Shim Sham

 

October 31

Psychology of characters and actors

The Lion Sleeps Tonight

Shim Sham

 

November 07

Showcase

 

Beginners Syllabus 2011-2012

Filed under: Schedules and Syllabus — gzsote @ 6:16 pm

FIRST UNIT – 9 WEEKS

September 12th

Block A: Beginners, 12:00-1:00

September 12th

Games

Warm ups, begin learning Old Abram Brown

Line Dance

 

September 19

Concentration and cooperation with other actors

Warm up, Old Abram Brown

Line Dance, Begin learning Charleston dance

 

September 26

Movement, stage directions

Old Abram Brown

Charleston

 

October 03

Vocal projection, expressing emotion through speech, inflection

Old Abram Brown

Charleston

 

October 10

Facial expressions, emotion

Begin learning Take Me Home, Country Roads, Review Old Abram Brown

Charleston

 

October 17

Developing a character

Take Me Home, Country Roads

Electric Slide

 

October 24

Basics of a story; writing skits

Take Me Home, Country Roads

Electric Slide

 

October 31

Analyzing a script, interpretation

Take Me Home, Country Roads

Electric Slide

 

November 07

Showcase

 

Young Beginners Syllabus

Filed under: Schedules and Syllabus — gzsote @ 6:15 pm

FIRST UNIT – 9 WEEKS

September 12th

Block B: Young Beginners, 1:15-2:15

September 12

Games

Vocal warm ups

Begin learning line dance

 

 

September 19

Movement, Vocal projection

Warm up, Basic music reading, begin learning Over the Rainbow

Line dance

 

September 26

Movement, Vocal projection

Over the Rainbow

Line dance

 

October 03

Expressing emotion, Review movement, Review vocal projection

Over the Rainbow

Begin learning Electric Slide

 

October 10

Expressing emotion, Stage directions

Over the Rainbow

Electric Slide

 

October 17

Acting out a story, stage directions

Over the Rainbow

Electric slide

 

October 24

Acting out a story

Over the Rainbow

Creative dance

 

October 31

Inventing a story

Over the Rainbow

Creative dance

 

November 07

Show case

 

GZ/SOTE Calendar

Filed under: Schedules and Syllabus — gzsote @ 5:19 pm

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