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Proposal

Drama Club assistant

30 hours


Community partner: North High School
Supervisor: Jen Zwicky
Beginning date:
2019-09-01
Ending Date:
2019-12-31

Service-Learning Proposal Description

1.

Briefly describe the project and the community need to be addressed.

Answer The North High School Drama Club produces two shows annually - typically a play in the fall, and a musical in the spring. We are looking for assistance with student supervision, and instruction in elements of design and tech. The community need to be met is to be a positive role model in the lives of students.

2.

What is the mission of the agency or organization?

Answer The mission of North High School is to educate our children in partnership with the family and the community to live responsible, fulfilling lives in a rapidly changing world.

3.

What skills are required for this project? 

Answer Creativity, organizational skills, attention to detail, interpersonal skills, reliability, and punctuality. Must work well with students. Knowledge of theatre is NOT required but can be helpful.

4.

What are the objectives for the student learning and service?

Answer The Drama Club assistant will assist the director as required, including leading the students involved in the technical aspects of the show (sets, props, lights, sound, costumes, etc.). Help supervise and lead students, help develop show paperwork, assist with locating items to be borrowed/purchased, assist during rehearsals, attend technical rehearsals, and other related duties as assigned.

5.

What are the availability requirements for the student?

Answer Preferably, help during rehearsals, tech, and performances. Student does NOT need to attend every rehearsal – schedule can be flexible to fit student needs.

6.

Additional information (not required).

Answer Fall 2019 dates are as follows: Still Life with Iris Rehearsals: September 17-November 8, 3:15-5:00 PM Tech: November 11-14, 3:00-6:30 PM Performances: November 15 & 16 (7:00 PM), November 17 (1:30 PM)