This UbD constructed activity was designed while earning my MA in Theatre Education from the university of Northern Colorado.  It is designed to help students treat the performance of a song...

15285 1310041824 Bob Henrichs/Director of Theatre, Lincoln Southwest HS, Lincoln, NE
Elementary School

Introduction to theatre and Broadway. Simple 45 minute lesson plan introduces children to the magical world of theatre.

2077 1309994630 Give My Regards to Broadway

Students adapt a children's story into a script and perform with minimal costumes and sets to emphasize the words used in the piece.

3346 1309875313 Adapting a Short Story into a Script

Small groups of students use persuasive writing to create original commercial advertisements for products or services related to a shared story or stories.  Student groups perform commercials...

3046 1309867001 Fairy Tale Commercials
Gai Jones
Character Analysis

4796 1309633516 Acting, Mime, Improv, Character Work, Journal Topics, Quotes
Other Lesson Plan
High School

Starting from scratch & teaching the basics with non-dancers for a High School Musical Production.  Only brief/informal instructions.

1977 1309430989 Dance Lessons for beginners

This lesson is based on an episode of the TV show Project Runway.  In this lesson, the students are randomly assigned a film genre, and they will then create the idea for a film in that genre...

5206 1284555802 Project Runway Costume Design Lesson
High School, College

This project will consist of two components. The first is a written Concept Statement and the second is a Visual Concept Design Board. Both parts of the project...

2784 1279294205 Concept Project
Costume Design

Students design costumes based on a general idea, concept or theme of your choice.

2294 1279293491 Costume Creation
High School, College

Students do in-depth research and song analysis.

1049 1279293168 Piece Analysis