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Performing Arts

The Performing Arts Magnet program is a three year program teaching skills and performance techniques in each of the following performing arts areas:

   Theater Arts (acting, vocal, movement), Percussion/Steel Pan  

Theater Arts: Intro to stage lighting & readers theater, monologue, fundamentals of theater performance, performing scripts, beginning of script analysis, costuming, working as an ensemble, vocal music, movement. It is the beginning of a three year cumulative exploration and study of characterization. 

Steel Pan Percussion:   Fundamentals of rhythmic drumming on steel pans and various world percussion instruments as well as fundamentals of improvisation and creative performance explored. LRA is one of the only middle schools in the county with steel pans.

Vocal Music:   Fundamentals of vocalizing, performance techniques, diction and different styles of music are prepared and performed. Use of the solo voice is emphasized.