Theatre Methods and Instruction: Design

Theatre Methods and Instruction: Design
Developing meaningful and engaging instruction for secondary students in theatre; developing critical thinking, problem solving, literacy, and democratic character; assessing learner performance.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesTMA 276; Theatre education major status. Concurrent enrollment in the theatre education section of TMA 260. FBI fingerprint and background clearance.
 ProgramsContaining TMA 377A
Course Outcomes

Teaching Technical Theatre

Students will build an understanding of the structure and creative processes involved in teaching technical theatre and designing a theatre production.

Teaching Experience

Students will observe and practice teaching technical theatre in a high school setting.

Lesson Plan Development

Students will learn to create and develop specific lesson plans and educational units in technical theatre.

Technical Theatre Resources

Students will identify and evaluate a variety of technical theatre resources including the Internet.


Students will gain confidence in their technical abilities.