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Alex M. Martino
Junior High School
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Mrs. Styx
7th and 8th Grade Fashion/Design I,
Speech and Drama - Martino and Liberty Jr. Highs

Speech and Drama 2018-2019

Project Calendar

Sept. - Pantomime - Students will perform a pantomime focusing on an "everyday" activity. The goals include offering real reactions and emotions, and making their pantomimes realistic, using correct dimensions for objects, and attention to details. This activity helps them to become more aware of their bodies and facial expressions in relationship to effective performance. 

Sept. / Oct. - Story-telling - emphasizing development of vocal elements

Oct. / Nov. - Blocking - emphasizing movement on the stage

Nov. / Dec. - Monologues - utilizing vocal elements and physical elements

Dec. / Jan. - Duets - further honing vocal and physical elements and stage movement, along with working closely with another actor

Jan. / Feb. - "Playwright - ing" - writing an original dramatic script

Feb. / March - Stagecraft - understanding the other elements of a production besides the performance, including set, lights, costumes, props, and make-up

April / May - Putting it all together - production of a small traveling show, to be performed at the kindergarten center