Theatre

  • Students who join the Theatre Program at Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School are considered "Scholar Artists" throughout their high school journeys. Scolar Artists progress year-to-year from Beginning, to Intermediate, to Proficient, to Advanced Theatre, as demonstrated in the presentation slideshow and table below.

     

SRMHS Theatre Slideshow

Contact Information

  • Theater Director:
    Ms. Chandra Branch
  • Technical Director:
    Mr. Don Carreras
  • Drama Club website

Four-Year Scholar Artist Program

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    Year 1:
    Beginning Theatre

    Year 2:
    Intermediate Theatre

    Year 3:
    Proficient Theatre

    Year 4:
    Advanced Theatre

    Acting

    Focus on the history of the art form and technique by building the actor’s instrument

    Focus on strengthening the actor’s instrument by exploring methods and selecting audition pieces

    Focus on depth of knowledge in a particular acting method and development of special interest performance work

    Focus on analysis of great performers and performances as well as building a performance portfolio

    Writing

    Focus on adapting folk tales, fairytale, and classics through collaboration with peers

    Focus on improvisation and sketch comedy as well as non-verbal storytelling

    Focus on generating monologues from personal  and historical perspectives  and devised work in collaboration

    Focus on original devised work through the lense of a drama theorist

    Directing

    Focus on building a shared collaborative vision as a member of the team

    Focus on building and communicating a vision with a team

    Focus on analysis of great works and practitioners and directing peers in an established work

    Focus on creating a directorial process and directing peers independently

    Performance Studies

    Focus on exploring alternative theatre forms

    Focus on companies and individuals who engage in alternative forms of theatre and performance

    Focus on documentation and process of alternative theatre experiences for audience and artist

    Focus on building and crafting alternative theatre experiences

     

Drama Club and International Thespian Society

  • Scholar-Artists also have the opportunity to participate in extracurricular organizations and special projects outside of the classroom, such as that of our school Drama Club and International Thespian Society.  

    Drama Club: 

    • Attend shows (Wake County Schools & local professionals companies)
    • Assist with productions
    • Assist with fundraising 
    • Attend conferences 
    • Earn points toward International Thespian Society
    • Grow friendships
    • Grow skill sets

     

    Visit the Drama Club page on our school's Clubs and Organizations website for more information and announcements.