Theatre: Art in Action is an award-winning, hands-on high school textbook that deals with acting, directing & producing, and technical theater. Students will explore basic tools and techniques that will prepare them for a production by moving through the rehearsal process to a performance. This text is organized in a format that allows comprehensive coverage of topics, variety of activities, detailed assessment, historical coverage, career information, and much more.
- Historical Timeline is located before chapter one and provides an outline of theater history. - Exercises within the chapters provide immediate application for the skills students are learning. - 8 to 16 Activities conclude each chapter and reinforce all major areas covered. - Large-Scale Projects at the end of each section provide a broad range of creative challenges for students.
Theatre: Art in Action was awarded the Distinguished Book Award from the American Alliance for Theatre Education (AATE) in 1999 and was the first textbook to be so honored with this award. The Distinguished Book Award is presented annually to an outstanding book relating to any aspect of the field (theatre) published during the preceding calendar year. The award is made both to the writer and to the publisher.