Children's Theatre

Course Code:

Credit Hours:

Effective beginning:
Fall 2020



Course Description:
A course for participation in the organization, construction, rehearsal, and performance of a show for children. Credit for this course will be received only by members of the ensemble who have been selected by audition. 3 semester hours credit.

Course Details


The are no prerequisites for this course.


Raines Carr
Building X, Office:  X221


Required textbooks/ course materials:

No text required.


Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.


Discipline-level learning outcomes:

College-Level Competency: Interpret, evaluate, and appreciate works of human culture

H-1      Compare works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music) in various cultures or literary movements

H-2      Analyze artistic expressions (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)

H-3      Communicate informed responses to works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)

H-4      Explain thematic connections among works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)


Theatre Studies Competency: Interpret, evaluate, and appreciate dramatic texts, the methods by which dramatic texts are realized in production, and engage in the collaborative communication and processes of theatre production.

Th-1:   Identify aspects of the theatrical production process including performance, directing, design, technical production, marketing, and management.

Th-2:   Analyze dramatic texts and theatrical productions.

Th-3:   Apply performance and/or production practices through work on various theatrical productions.

Th-4:   Demonstrate knowledge of the history, literature, theories, and skills needed for advanced study or a career in theatre arts and entertainment industry.


Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level Student Learning ObjectivesDiscipline-Specific 
Learning Outcomes
Assessment Methods
Investigate the principles and practices of theatre performance H1, H2, Th1, Th2 Behavioral Observation, Homework, Projects, Skills Demonstration, Skills Performance,
Identify the uses of theatre in educational curriculum H1, Th1, Th4  
Discover the development of children’s theatre through storytelling as a teaching tool and the role of the teacher/actor in this setting H1, H2, Th1, Th2, Th4  
Analyze dramatic texts, genres, and theatre history as it relates to children’s theatre H1, H2, H3, H4, Th1, Th2, Th4  
Demonstrate basic skills through practice of acting, movement, pantomime, improvisation, story dramatization, and positive feedback Th1, Th3, Th4  
Employ the skills and demeanor essential for effective participation in a play for a young audience Th1, Th3, Th4  


Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

  1. Assigned readings of text, plays, and outside sources
  2. Class lecture, notes, handouts, and practicum.
  3. Quizzes, exams, and practical assessments.
  4. Participation on a technical crew for a production.
  5. Attend one theatrical production outside of Chipola College.


College-wide policies and resources

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