Student engages in learning and practice of drama/acting theory and techniques as applied to theatrical performance. This course is meant for students receiving acting lessons through community course instructors, involved as an actor in the production of plays, and/or for students involved in the production of their work. An individual plan is created with a teacher, focusing on personal development and learning goals in addition to logging the necessary number of hours for credit. Students observe their environment and respond, using the elements of theatre. Students analyze the role and development of theatre, film/video, and electronic media in past and present cultures throughout the world, noting diversity as it relates to theatre. Students apply what they learn in theatre, film/video, and electronic media across subject areas. They develop competencies and creative skills in problem solving, communication, and time management that contribute to lifelong learning and career skills. They also learn about careers in and related to theatre.