Classes in the Community - Programs Offered
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All classes are taught by trained theatre professionals and
are offered on a one-time or sequential basis.
Interactive programs that teach educators how to incorporate the arts in STEM classes.
Math In Musical Melodies: Students develop creative ways to turn simple equations into memorable melodies. This workshop can be taught as a teacher in-service or facilitated directly at the school.
Periodic Table Dating Game: Set like the "Dating Game" show, each element of the periodic table is given personality traits. Students must determine which element on the other side of the wall is compatible to their element. This workshop can be adapted depending upon the grade level of the students.
Creative programs that teach students English Language Arts Standards.
The LIT Experience: ACT! SING! WRITE!: This program is focused on a piece of literature that is used to help students gain a better understanding of the story's subject matter and plot.
-ACT: A scene is adapted or created from the chosen literary work. This portion of the program teaches students using the kinesthetic approach.
-SING: With assistance from TUTS' musical directors, students will create a song that reflects the theme of the literary work and present the song at the end of the session.
-WRITE: Working with the teachers, students write a timed essay response based on the new STAAR requirements. This allows the teachers to gage how well the students comprehend the literary work.
"STAAR" Drama: This program is tailored to assist 7th and 8th graders with the new STAAR testing requirement sections 7.5, 7.5A, 8.5 and 8.5A. This hands-on approach teaches students how to make inferences and draw conclusions when reading plays. They will also learn how to understand the playwright's use of dialogue, stage direction and character development.
Students learn lyrics, choreography and scene excerpts from a Broadway musical.
After school programming is coordinated with the schools directly or with partners like the YMCA of Greater Houston. This is an 11 week course that comes to your school during the after school time slot. The focus of this course is to introduce students to musical theatre by teaching them the three disciplines – singing, dancing and acting. TUTS provides two professional faculty to come to your location to work with the students. Classes end with an end of term presentation for family, school faculty and friends.
In addition to training in musical theatre, this course also uses 21st Century Skills and the 40 Developmental Assets. The class time length is one and one half hour, once a week for eleven weeks. Designed for grades K-5th.
Technique-driven training tailored for voice, dance, acting, choreography, directing or audition skills.
TUTS' directors and choreographers assist with a school's musical production.
Students with disabilities are taught CORE and Fine Arts subjects through the disciplines of musical theatre.
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Fine Arts Instructors: Professional faculty are brought in to provide Fine Arts instructors with innovative educational tools that use musical theatre to enhance their classroom experience. This in-service corresponds with the TEKS/STAAR guidelines.
Core Subject Instructors: CORE subject instructors learn creative ways to integrate the arts using musical theatre disciplines into their curriculum. This in-service corresponds with the TEKS/STAAR guidelines.