"Tell me and I will forget. Show me and I will remember. Involve me and I will understand." Chinese Proverb Brainstorm: What is Drama and why do we offer it here at Hillcrest? Drama provides an outlet for students to express their emotions, thoughts and dreams. A student can, if only for a few moments, become another person, explore a new role, or try something new in an environment that encourages those risks and creativity. Learning Drama can build confidence! Drama is a display of emotions, a representation of relationships and the portrayal of the different phases of human life. Dramas can be plays that are performed for theater, radio or television. Drama is the Process Basic Acting/Auditioning Skills Voice & Articulation Exercises Stages & Stage Movement Theatre is the Product. Live Theater The result of all your hard work! Live theater has three requirements. What are they? Brainstorm ideas! Performers Performance Space Audience Broadway is the theatre district in New York City. It houses 39 theatres with each theatre seating approximately 500 guests each performance. Broadway is considered to be the highest level of professional theatre in America. What do you need when planning for a live performance? Brainstorm ideas! A story/Script Actors/Actresses Costumes/Makeup/Hairstylists Stage Decorations/Set Design/Props Lights/Sound Space/Stage/Theater Audience You are preparing to go to your first audition. What is the first thing you must do to get ready? * Take Acting Classes/Develop your craft * Hire an agent and get a headshot!