Ms. Emily Johnson

Technical Theatre 1, 2, 3 & 4

Theatre Arts 1


A Day

B day

First Period        PLC  

Fifth Period      Theatre Arts 1

Second Period  Technical Theatre 1     

Sixth Period     Conference

Third Period     Technical Theatre 1  

Seventh Period Theatre Arts 1

Fourth Period  Technical Theatre 1

Eighth Period  Technical Theatre 2, 3, & 4


Tutoring Hours

Monday - Thursday
      6:45 - 7:20
3:00 - 4:00 By Appointment 

 6:45 - 7:20


Ms. Johnson

Room 103




Grading Policy

Minor Grades - 40%
(Daily work, worksheets, homework)

Major Grades - 60%
(Tests, quizzes, performances, performance evaluations)

Late work is accepted with a possible score of an 80. 



Classroom Rules and Expectations for Theatre Arts 1 and Technical Theatre 1, 2, & 3

Theatre is my passion, and it is my job and goal as your instructor to provide the best classroom and learning environment. It is vital for all students to be disciplined and safe in the classroom; for this reason, classroom rules are non-negotiable and must be observed at all times. Students will observe the rules, regulations, and policies as established by AISD and Lamar High School concerning conduct, attendance, tardiness, and the dress code as stated in the student handbook. Therefore, you must:

  • Be respectful to yourself and others.
  • Maintain Viking Pride:
    Preparedness, Respect, Integrity, Determination, Encouragement
  • Stay in your assigned seat when instructed.
  • Refrain from using your cell phone or tablet unless instructed.
  • Stay on task at all times.
  • No gum, food, or drink in the classroom.
  • Maintain safe theatre practices at all times.

Supplies Needed for Class

  • One inch binder to be left in class
  • Notebook Paper
  • Pencils

Technical Theatre ICourse Information for 2015-2016

Welcome Vikings to Technical Theatre I! This class will serve as a gateway into the exciting world of technical theatre. This class will provide an overview of the components of design, theatre technology, and the world of the theatre. In this class, you as the beginning theatre technician will find topics and lessons that may challenge, excite, and prepare you for a future in the wonderful world of theatre.

Technical Theatre I develops the following essential knowledge and skills:

  • Perceptions of the roles of theatre technicians and designers.
  • Creative expression in the form of theatrical designs.
  • Proficiency in theatrical safety.
  • Beginning knowledge of theatrical stagecraft.
  • Appreciation and evaluation of theatrical production designs.

Assignments for the Year

Complete Safety Training 

Learn the parts of the stage

Discover the design process

Learn theatre appreciation

Develop technical skills

Take written quizzes and tests for evaluation

Learn the parts of the theatre

Work in your seat and on your feet

Perform the role of a crew member

Take written quizzes and tests to show what you’ve learned

Discover technical terminology

Watch professional stage productions on video

Theatre Arts 1 Course Information

 Welcome to Theatre Arts 1!  This class offers a general overview of the world of theatre, focusing upon your personal development as an actor and as a theatre enthusiast.  You will be given opportunities to stretch your imagination, focus your creative energies, and work alone and in groups to bring the world of theatre to life.

Theatre Arts 1 develops the following essential knowledge and skills:

     1. Perception of self and others.

     2. Creative expression in acting, writing, and theater production.

     3. Healthy, effective, and expressive use of voice and body

     4. Analysis of dramatic literature and awareness of historical/cultural heritage.

     5. Appreciation and evaluation of theatrical productions and concepts.

Here’s what you will do this year:

Memorize and perform short monologues and scenes

Learn to appreciate and evaluate plays seen or read

Learn about stage movement (blocking) and parts of the stage

Learn about dramatic plot structure

Develop vocal clarity, physical control, and self-confidence

Express yourself in comedic and dramatic performances

Learn general knowledge of technical theatre

Watch professional stage productions on video

Learn ways to analyze and develop a character

Take written quizzes and tests to show what you’ve learned

Work in your seat and on your feet

Perform in a class play at the end of the year