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Theatre Classes at AHS

The benefits of both Theatre Arts and Technical Theatre are numerous. Students gain skills that are relevant beyond the theatre world. Students in these classes:

● Gain leadership skills through collaborative projects

● Develop a confident voice for public speaking and presenting


● Experience varied perspectives


● Build creative problem solving skills


● Destress while still being productive


● Build relationships with students they might not otherwise interact with


● Experience active lessons and hands-on projects


Which Class Is Right for You?

Theatre Arts

Discover what goes into the performance
aspects of theatre:

  • Acting

  • Directing

  • Playwriting

Sample Units of Study:

  • Audition Techniques

  • Improvisation

  • Building A Character

  • Theatre for Young Audiences

  • Acting for the Camera

  • VHSL One Act Competition

All courses are year-long.

Levels 1, 2, 3, 4 are offered.

Levels 3 and 4 are

Honors Courses that

include a +0.5 credit

Technical Theatre

Discover what goes into the
behind-the-scenes aspects of theatre:

  • Designing

  • Producing

  • Engineering

Sample Units of Study:

  • Set Design and Construction

  • Scenic Painting

  • Costume Design and Construction

  • Lighting Design and Engineering

  • Make up Design

  • Sound Design and Engineering

  • Stage Management

Questions? Contact Kylie Murray at

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