Yorktown Theatre Program Curriculum

Curriculum

We offer a four-year theatre arts curriculum and a technical theatre course.

Theatre Arts

Theatre Arts I. If you don’t have any theatre experience, but want to learn about theatre, collaboration and communication skills, sign up for Theatre Arts I. Theatre classes are active and fun! You will be doing skits, improv, theatre games, scene work, other group activities, and you will be in a show.

Theatre Arts II. If you have some theatre experience and want to go more in depth into acting, directing, improvisation, characterization, and be in a show, then audition for Theatre Arts II.

Theatre Arts III. If you have some theatre experience and want to go more in depth into acting, directing, improvisation, auditioning, playwriting, and be in a show, then audition for Theatre Arts III.

Theatre Arts IV. If you have some theatre experience and want to go more in depth into acting, directing, improvisation, auditioning, and playwriting, then audition for Advanced Theatre Arts IV. You will also be involved in the VHSL One Act Play Competition and Theatre Arts Senior Showcase. 

Technical Theatre. If you don’t like to act, but want to work backstage, then sign up for Technical Theatre class, which is an introductory course designed to teach students about lighting, sound, makeup, set design, costuming, props, and stage management. The students in the class also provide technical support for a variety of theatrical events within the school.