The Drama Department at Joliet Central offers 3 levels of classes for students.
This is an entry level drama course where students
learn basic improvisation, terminology, monologue
performance, scene performance,
theatre history, audition techniques, and
This course builds on the tools learned in Drama 1. It covers advanced improvisation and advanced scene study, as well as dialects, film techniques, blocking, and design.
Advance Theatrical Studies
This advanced class offers
study that includes
acting techniques, stage
make-up, stage combat,
directing 101, technical
theatre, and design analysis.
Any student can enroll in Drama 1, but Drama 2 and
Theatrical Studies require either completion of
Drama 1 or participation in one of the following: Fall Play,
Speech Team, Contest Play, or the Spring Musical.