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Production Review (2nd Semester) in Google Classroom

Production Review (2nd Semester)

Use the following form as a template.

It should be 5 paragraphs, double spaced, and in Times New Roman font!

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Option #1: Audition Book (Video) in Google Classroom

Option #1: Audition Book (Video)

Record your Audition Book selections and post them here:


(Does not need to be memorized)

*Songs
1. 16-32 bar cut of a MT Song Uptempo
2. 16-32 Bar cut of a MT Song Ballad
3. 16-32 Bar cut of a Pop or Rock Song

*Monologues
4. 1 min Classical Monologue (Humorous or Dramatic)
5. 1 min Contemporary Monologue (Humorous or Dramatic)
6. 1 min monologue from a film or tv show

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Option #1 - Audition Book (Paperwork) in Google Classroom

Option #1 - Audition Book (Paperwork)

You will work individually to create an audition book. For the assignment, you will turn in either a virtual audition book or pictures/scanned copies of your physical audition book.

Material can be items that has been performed before or new pieces.

In an audition book, you want material that you:
1) Enjoy
2) Shows off your skills
3) Shows a range
4) Contrasts each-other
5) That you can perform any-day, whether sick or tired!

Things to include in your audition book:

1. Cover Page
2. Table of Contents

*Songs
3. 16-32 bar cut of a MT Song Uptempo
4. 16-32 Bar cut of a MT Song Ballad
5. 16-32 Bar cut of a Pop or Rock Song

*Monologues
6. 1 min Classical Monologue (Humorous or Dramatic)
7. 1 min Contemporary Monologue (Humorous or Dramatic)
8. 1 min monologue from a film or tv show

***16 - 32 bars is a range from 30 seconds to a minute marked in sheet music. I will assist you in this area!***

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Showcase Submission in Google Classroom

Showcase Submission

Everyone will submit something for the showcase, whether a performance or project from the year or something new.

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Option #2: Sitcom Performance (Video) in Google Classroom

Option #2: Sitcom Performance (Video)

Choose your favorite TV Show Episode and record a virtual performance reenacting it.

You do not need to memorized, think of it as a STAGED READING.

Total Length: 15-25 minutes

You may work in a group of 2-4 students.

Submit the Video Here!

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Option #2: Sitcom Performance (Script) in Google Classroom

Option #2: Sitcom Performance (Script)

Choose your favorite TV Show Episode and record a virtual performance reenacting it.

You do not need to memorized, think of it as a STAGED READING.

Total Length: 15-25 minutes

You may work in a group of 2-4 students.

Submit the Script here!

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Mini-Musical Project Presentation (Video) in Google Classroom

Mini-Musical Project Presentation (Video)

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How are you feeling today? What is something you want to do for yourself this weekend? in Google Classroom

How are you feeling today? What is something you want to do for yourself this weekend?

This counts as your attendance, so make sure you answer the question or you will be marked absent.

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What is one thing you are looking forward to this summer? in Google Classroom

What is one thing you are looking forward to this summer?

This counts as your attendance, so make sure you answer the question or you will be marked absent.

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Mini-Musical Project  (Script) in Google Classroom

Mini-Musical Project (Script)

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Mini-Musical Project (Outline) in Google Classroom

Mini-Musical Project (Outline)

- Students will be in groups of 2-4.
- Students will choose a musical they want to adapt or write their own original JUKEBOX musical.
- Students will condense the musical from start to finish in a 25-30 minute adaptation or write their own in this time frame.
- Students will first write an outline, including the songs they choose to incorporate.
- Students will then write their script.
- Students will finally create a video for their musical adaptation. The video can be live performance or animated!
- Every group member must participate in all aspects, including the video.
- Assign jobs: Writers, Directors, Choreographers, Editors, Costume Designers (Coordinate outfits), Sound Designer (Find tracks), Set Designer (Find ZOOM backgrounds), etc...

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Fullerton Festival Round 3 Final Video in Google Classroom

Fullerton Festival Round 3 Final Video

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Fullerton Festival Form in Google Classroom

Fullerton Festival Form

Fill out the form and return asap!

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Fullerton Festival Round 2 Performance Video in Google Classroom

Fullerton Festival Round 2 Performance Video

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"Our Town" Performance Self-reflection

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"Our Town" Character Journal

Fill out the form on your scene.

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Fullerton Festival Round 1 Performance (Reading) in Google Classroom

Fullerton Festival Round 1 Performance (Reading)

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Fullerton Festival Selections in Google Classroom

Fullerton Festival Selections

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  Infomercial Project (Video) in Google Classroom

Infomercial Project (Video)

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Infomercial Project (Script) in Google Classroom

Infomercial Project (Script)

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Winter Show Self-Reflection in Google Classroom

Winter Show Self-Reflection

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Production Review (1st Semester) in Google Classroom

Production Review (1st Semester)

Use the following form as a template.

It should be 5 paragraphs, double spaced, and in Times New Roman font!

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Winter Show Performance in Google Classroom

Winter Show Performance

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Winter Show Choreo Recordings in Google Classroom

Winter Show Choreo Recordings

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Musical Theatre CD Report in Google Classroom

Musical Theatre CD Report

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Winter Show Song Recordings in Google Classroom

Winter Show Song Recordings

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Winter Show Music Check in Google Classroom

Winter Show Music Check

Please record yourself singing your song(s) on Flipgrid so Mr. Kaitz knows you know your music.

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Costumes! in Google Classroom

Costumes!

Submit pictures of your costume options!

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"A Grimm Retelling" Self-Reflection

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Winter Show Auditions in Google Classroom

Winter Show Auditions

Full points for participating.

Videos must be submit by beginning of class on Tuesday!

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"A Grimm Retelling" Video

Submit your video.

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Check-in #6:

Check-in #6: "A Grimm Retelling" Staging/Video

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Check-in #5:

Check-in #5: "A Grimm Retelling" Staging/Video

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Check-in #4:

Check-in #4: "A Grimm Retelling" Script

Submit your script here.

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Weekly Check-in in Google Classroom

Weekly Check-in

Fill out the form

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Check-in #3:

Check-in #3: "A Grimm Retelling" Script Check-in

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Drama Voluntary Pledge of Contribution and/or Fundraising (2020 - 2021) in Google Classroom

Drama Voluntary Pledge of Contribution and/or Fundraising (2020 - 2021)

All must fill this out, whether you plan to donate/fundraise $0 or $275+.

You will receive points for completing the form, not for donating.

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Check-in #2:

Check-in #2: "A Grimm Retelling" Outline

Create an outline prior to writing your script.

Attach it to this assignment for credit.

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Check-in #1:

Check-in #1: "A Grimm Retelling" Brainstorm/Working on Outline

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Beats & Scoring Unit Self-Reflection in Google Classroom

Beats & Scoring Unit Self-Reflection

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Historical Figure Monologue Part  1 in Google Classroom

Historical Figure Monologue Part 1

1) Choose a famous historical figure and research them!
2) Write a monologue inspired by them, using your research! It can be comedic or dramatic.
3) After finishing your monologue, you should "score it."
4) Turn in your work here.

Monologue length approx 1-2 minutes.

Make sure it is school appropriate!

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Historical Figure Monologue Part  2 in Google Classroom

Historical Figure Monologue Part 2

Record your monologue on Flipgrid!

Use what you learned, with beats and scoring, to perform your monologue.

You do not need to be memorized!

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Beats & Scoring Unit Self-Reflection in Google Classroom

Beats & Scoring Unit Self-Reflection

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Beats and scoring task in Google Classroom

Beats and scoring task

Start a doc and paste here for your whole group!

You should be working to complete the live class example "Part of Your World"

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Broadway Legends Project  in Google Classroom

Broadway Legends Project

You will be randomly assigned one of the following Broadway Legends to research and create a presentation:

1. Bob Fosse
2. Billy Porter
3. Julie Andrews
4. Bernadette Peters
5. Lea Salonga
6. Carol Channing
7. Patti LuPone
8. Jerome Robbins
9. Norm Lewis
10. Andrew Lloyd Webber
11. Telly Leung
12. Liza Minelli
13. Stephen Schwartz
14. Audra McDonald
15. Hal prince
16. Agnes De Mille
17. Angela Lansbury
18. Casey Nicholaw
19. Jennifer Holiday
20. Stephen Sondheim
21. Gwen Verdon
22. Chita Rivera
23. Alan Menken
24. Oscar Hammerstein
25. André De Shields

This is an individual assignment.

The project should include:
- Background information
- Training
- Impact on Broadway
- Awards Nominated for/Won (if any)
- Where are they now?
- Any other pertinent information about them.
- Examples of their work (ex. videos, interviews, scripts, etc...)

You can present the project as a video, Powerpoint, poster, stop motion, or any other creative presentation method.

Feel free to upload on Flipgrid!

Be creative!

Presentations should last between 8-10 minutes.

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Drama Escape Room in Google Classroom

Drama Escape Room

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Virtual Locker in Google Classroom

Virtual Locker

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Drama Questionnaire in Google Classroom

Drama Questionnaire