Develop and present stories through acting, mime, movement, puppetry and technical theater. Learn acting techniques and improvisation, costume and set design, makeup techniques and technical stage lighting and sound. And if you're musically inclined, write a musical, sing or play an instrument. New to 4-H? Get involved in the Performing Arts project!
What you can do
Level 1: Theatre Arts Curriculum 1 - Beginner
Through pantomime, effectively express an idea and communicate a concept w/out the use of words, communicate a message through tone, inflection and body language using "gibberish" and continue a group story by adding narrative.
Communicate using body movement to create a simple story through pantomime, use variations in tone of voice and reversing roles.
Level 3: Theatre Arts Curriculum 3 - Advanced
Spontaneously pantomime the actions of a story as it is told, resolve conflict and enact a flashback memory.
Free curriculum from Utah State 4-H. Registration is required for download access.
Record keeping & evaluation
- 4-H youth record keeping - Reflect on your project and share it.
- Performing Arts evaluation sheet (PDF)