Acting I & II
Stillwater High School
Lisa M. Larios
(405) 533-6450 ext. 5382
Acting is a creative medium developed to communicate the ideas and thoughts of another.
It is a collaborative process where you learn to attune your mind, body, and voice to the
demands of acting. There are principles to study and apply to achieve this endeavor so
that you may take your place in the spotlight of life.
; All performances require tough rehearsal time as well as lines memorized. This
activity is part of the daily class work and will be graded accordingly. ; Because Acting is a performance oriented class, each student is expected to
perform. There are usually not as many grades and therefore, it is imperative that
students attempt all assignments.
; No student will ever be compared to another’s talent. Grading is based upon the
completion of the specific objectives and the student’s individual improvement or
; Grades are based on a total point system containing performances, tests, quizzes,
written assignments, and daily activities.
; Points are assigned projects based on the complexity of the skill learned to
complete the project.
; Late assignments will not be accepted for any reason other than excused absences.
; Rules concerning absences will be followed in the handbook. Missed assignments
are your responsibility. Do not rely on another classmate to clue you in on what
was done the days you missed.
; Because this class moves quickly and the projects are numerous, it is very
important for you to be here.
; Late work will only be accepted with a 20% reduction from the marked grade.
; Respect all property/people.
; Listen carefully to the instructions/discussions. NO SLEEPING!
; Obey all school policies.
; Come to class prepared to work.
; No gum, candy, food, or drinks in the classroom unless told otherwise. ; The hall pass must accompany privileges to the library/other locations, restroom,
; No electronic devices in class unless told otherwise.
; Should issues of improper conduct arise; the policies in the handbook will be
followed. This may include the use of alternative studies/classrooms, parental
contact, or a visit to the office.
; If you need to speak to me about matters concerning the class or just need
someone to talk to, I will be available before or after school. My plan period will
be third hour during the fall and fourth hour during the spring. ; Parents/guardians may access the web site portal anytime to view the progress of
; E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (405) 533-6450 ext. 5382