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 5/9  *Final Group Scene Performances
*Senior goodbyes
*Year debrief
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 5/7  *Final Group scene work day
*Smykil Coaches
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 *Have paperwork ready and be prepared for Thursday!!!
 5/3  *Group Scene Work
*Smykil Coaches
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 5/1  *Group Scene Work
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 4/29  *Debrief
*Group Scene Work
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 4/25  *Ensemble Work
*Cold Reads
*Group Scene Work
*One-Act Prep
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 4/23  *Prompt Books due
*Revisit Ensemble work
*Rubrics for group scene projects
*Cold Reads
*Listening- No anticipation
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 4/19  *Prompt Book Work
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 4/17  *Prompt Book Work
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 4/15  *Prompt Book Work
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 4/11  *Prompt book Work
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 4/5 *One Act work continued
*Jeffco Improv Fest
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 4/3 *One Acts
*Continue working on promptbook
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 4/1 *One Acts
*Finish rehearsal schedule 
*Print sides/show descriptions/character descriptions for auditions
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 3/21 *One Acts
*Create rehearsal schedule and groundplan 
*Hand out Director Analysis Worksheet, Promptbook rubric, and Developing a  Production Approach for a Play
*Group work (with directors)
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 3/19 *Vision exercise 1: pairs must describe whats on a picture without the other person seeing the picture and then switch.
*Vision exercise 2: while listening to a song, draw a picture. Listen to that song once more and create a story for the song. This will happen twice
*Students will work in their director groups to create a vision for their one act
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 3/15 *One Acts
*Students will work in groups to solidify casting choices for their show (which roles can be double cast?)
*Scripts must be edited and ready to go
*Work on concept for show
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 3/13 *SNOW DAY
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 3/11 *Get together with another group to work on reading through each script
*Finish edits
*Determine which group is directing what
*Share scripts with group
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 3/7  *Continue writing play with group
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 3/5  *Continue play writing with group
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 3/1 *Talk about The Whistleblower
*Continue play writing with group
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 *Play review due 3/7
 2/27 *Field trip to DCPA: The Whistleblower   
 2/25 *Continue play writing with James Young
*Read monologues
*Begin play writing with group 
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 2/21  *Play writing with James Young
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 *Write monologue using everything written on the board. Due next class.
2/19  *Continue play writing unit with Tami LoSasso
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 2/14 *Play writing unit with Tami LoSasso
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 2/12 *Showcase discussion and reflection 
*One act discussion
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 2/8 *Continue showcase work
*Finish set
*Final run through/tech through
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 2/6 *Continue to work on showcase
*Coach scenes/transitions 
*Finish up film
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 2/4 *Continue to work on showcase
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 1/31 *Housekeeping
*Continue showcase work
*Programs due TODAY
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 1/29 *Housekeeping
*Continue showcase work
*Work on bios for programs
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 1/25  *Continue Showcase work
*Deadlines
*Return independent Projects
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 1/23 *Housekeeping 
*Continue showcase work
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 1/18  *Continue showcase concept
*Group work
*Calendar
*Ticket completion
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 1/16  *Actor's showcase concept/roles/calendar
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 1/14  *Finish Individual Projects
*Feed back/Reflection
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 1/10  *Continue Individual Projects
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 12/19  **Thescon Reflection Due!
*Presentations of individual final projects
*Feedback
*Semester in review
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 12/17  *Work on Individual Final project
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 12/13  *Work on individual final project
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 12/11  *Thescon Reflection (Due finals day)
*Begin work on individual final project
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 12/7  *THESCON
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 12/5  *Full Thescon fix day
*Coaching by appt
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 12/3  *Full Thescon fix day
*Coaching by appt
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 11/29  *House keeping- Meeting on Tuesday
*Thescon IE schedule
*Thescon IE rubric
*Finish final Duet scenes
*Feedback
*Fixes
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 11/27  *Refresh scene
*Warm-up
*Final duet scene performances
*Peer Feedback
All paperwork due
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 11/16  *Final coaching day
*Scholarship Audition coachings
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 *Final Scene performances w/paperwork on Tuesday after Thanksgiving!!
11/14  *Smykil Continues to coach Duet scenes
*Coaching groups
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 11/12  *Duet scene work
*Smykil coaches
*Jeffco Theatre Fest Feedback
*Clean up Drama room
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 11/8  *Duet scene work
*Smykil Coaches
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 *Jeffco Theatre Fest is Saturday!
 11/6  *Duet scene work
*Smykil Coaches
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 11/2  *Smykil begins coaching
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 10/31  *Duet scene work
*Coach other groups
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 10/29  *Help with set
*Be off book on scenes by wednesday
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 10/25  *Walk with scene- notice nuance, behavior
*Stage scene
*Work day- sign up for coachings
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 10/23  *Full day for Duet scene work
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 *Don't forget Jeffco Theatre Festival money!!!
 10/19  *20 minutes on "you know what I mean"
*Duet scene requirements
*Application of Shurtleff/Meisner
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 10/17  *Full work day for scenes/Read throughs
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 10/15  *Knock at the door
*You know what I mean... (Meisner, CONT)
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 10/10  *Three more knocks at the door- switch
*Reader's theatre of two scenes
*Scene share
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 10/8  *Continue Scene search
*Work/Make up day (26 Pebbles)
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 *Be prepared for readings of scenes on Thursday
 10/4  *Meisner's Knock at the door
*Perform or "do" activity while relying on repetition to elicit truthful reactions
*Debrief- how is realism created?
*Duet scene work
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 10/2  *Review of Friday
*Meisner Presentation- what is his method and why?
*Watch 3 videos of Sanford Meisner in action
*Begin Repetition exercise
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 *Bring in a difficult and important activity for Thursday
 9/28  *Begin Meisner Unit
*Group Theatre Presentation- (NOtes)
*4 Meisner quotes on the board- Meisner in a nutshell
*History of Method vs "the others"
*Melodrama vs Realism
*Hunt for duet scenes with assigned scene partner
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 9/26  *Finish Contrasting Monologue Performances
*Group De-Brief
*Individual written reflections
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 9/24  *Turn in Reviews of Vietgone based on Shurtleff's guideposts
*Final Contrasting Monologue Performances
*Warm-up
*Rubrics
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 9/20  *Final Coaching day for contrasting monologues
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 *Performances on MOnday!! Don't forget paperwork!
 9/18  *Coaching day for contrasting monologues
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 9/14  *Set up booth for homecoming
*Monologue work
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 9/12  *Housekeeping- Thespian Meeting is tomorrow at 7:45 am!
*Smykil coaches 1 in front of class
*Coaching signups
*Performance date moved to 9/24
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 *Begin the hunt for duet scenes!!
 9/10  *Housekeeping- Thespian Meeting on Thursday at 7:45
*Shurtleff's Guideposts 9 (Score the events) ad 12 (Mystery and Secret- Don't anticipate)
*The in's and out's of a contrasting monologue
*Partner Coaching
*Smykil Coaches two in front of the class- what am I looking for?
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 9/6  *Turn in Reflection
*Cross Brain Training- Technical text and story telling
*Write a story- recite while your partner reads technical text at the same time- What do you get?
*Monologue work- think as the character, behave as the character, apply humor, opposites, and discoveries/realization
*Be prepared for coachings beginning Tuesday
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 9/4  *Audition Debrief
*Shurtleff Guideposts 5 and 6- 
Opposites and Discoveries
*Create a scene applying both guideposts
*Reflection on application of Shurtleff to contrasting pair of monologues
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 *Bring in technical, difficult to read text
*Turn in reflection
 8/30  *Smykil out
*Paperwork requirements for monologue project- Rubric
*Individual work on Contrasting Pair
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 *Money for DCPA due and Permission Slip!!
 8/28  *Apply Conflict and Moment before to monologue
*30 minutes of contrasting monologue work
*Shurtleff number 4- Humor
*Score monologues
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 8/24  *Apply Relationship to contrasting monologues
*Shurtleff's Guideposts 2 and 3- Conflict and moment before- 
*Add next 2 principles to relationship scene
*Perform
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 8/22  *Perform contrasting pair to a partner
*Shurleff's Guidepost 1- Relationship
*Create a partner scene where the focus is relationship- exist truthfully within imaginary circumstances
*Perform scenes
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 8/20 *Introductions
*Advanced Acting Packet
*30 minutes of Time looking for Duet scenes
*20 minutes of Solo monologue work
*Visit from Ms. Losasso
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*Have packet signed by Wednesday
     
     
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