Theater and Film
Celebrating the Individual and Meaningful Work
Our theater and film classes value communication, storytelling and the importance of “play” in the artistic process. We give students a strong taste of stage work as well as an appreciation for the importance of theater and film in shaping the world and culture around them. We explore acting and ensemble-building techniques, interpret existing works of art in new ways, and engage deeply in the challenge and thrill of collaboration. We explore the process of creating original work, including script development, directorial considerations, and design and production process.
Beyond the classroom, the Annual Play Production is one of the highlights of the school year. For those who are a part of it—in a typical year some 25-30 students have a hand in the production—the production fulfills Dublin's winter sports requirement. More importantly, it bonds them like few projects can, forming a tight-knit group to take on a demanding, intense, and rewarding creative process.
Do you want to do more? Join the Improv club, get a role in a student run production, or maybe you can write your own production! At Dublin if you have passion we can help you with that.
I love theatre because it lets me feel like I am a part of something larger than myself…”I love acting because it gives me a way to express myself…”
Theatre is an exercise in empathy… It’s literary analysis come to life!”
I love the feeling you get when you’re up on stage performing and showing everyone how the amazingly hard work paid off.”
Current Courses Offered
- New Play Lab
- Film Studies: “Collage and Décollage”
- Theater: Behind the Scenes
- Annual Play Production (Winter afternoon activity)
- Improv Club
- Student Directed Play
Additional Electives offered on rotating basis: Acting the Song, Advanced Scene Study,