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MRS. BEATIE

Erin Beatie

Mrs. Erin Beatie

CTE Teacher | Theater Manager
530.268.3700 | 4647
 
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Production

Grades: 9 -12
Repetitions for Credit: No
Prerequisite: None
Graduation Credit: Elective - US/CSU 'G'
 
Production focuses on basic stagecraft and videography. Students learn the basic elements such as lighting, sound, set construction, scenic artistry, marketing, camera operation, framing shots, and basic tricks used in the industry to enhance a live or video production for audience members.  Students additionally are taught the different opportunities available within the production umbrella and are required to work at least two productions.  Students will have the opportunity to experience jobs such as (but not limited to) Backstage Running Crew, Light Board Operator, Theatrical Electrician, Spotlight Operator, Set Builder, Sound Board Operator, Sound Engineer, Camera Operator, Usher, Box Office Staff, Quick Changer.  Additionally, students are required to participate in production and design meetings throughout the year so that they have a deeper understanding of the specific show or event requirements, time-lines/deadlines, and what would be expected of them as staff within that production/event.  Shows and events typically take place after school hours.
 
 
 

Live Production

Grades: 10 -12
Repetitions for Credit: No
Prerequisite: Production or Advanced Theater Arts or Leadership or Teacher Approval
Graduation Credit: Visual and Performing Art - US/CSU 'F'
 
Live Production focuses on advancing students from being able to crew a show into students who are able to lead design and productions elements necessary for a successful production. Students learn basic rigging, special effects, USITT safety standards, hardware available and their uses, rope types and knot tying, scale drafting, design elements and budget management. Students additionally are taught the different opportunities available within the Production umbrella and are required to work productions, which allow them to experience jobs more advanced than what is offered in the introduction Production course such as Management, Light Programmers, Engineers, Master Electrician, Properties Master, Master Carpenter, Special Effect Artists, and much more!
 In addition, students are required to prepare for and participate in the Performing Arts Department's production/design meetings to ensure that their requirements for the show needs and time-line expectations are being met to the expectation level of the Director and Production Manager.
 
 

Live Production Management/Honors

Grades: 11 -12
Repetitions for Credit: Yes
Prerequisite: Video Production or Live Production or Film as Visual Literature or Teacher Approval (Application Process)
Graduation Credit: Visual and Performing Art - UC/CSU 'F' (second year students eligibal for Honors Credit)
 
Live Production Management allows for students to take extreme focus in the department they are most interested in when it comes to live production. They not only are able to advance their skill level, but they are also the charge of the entire department and are the master minds behind making all live productions happen on campus!
These students are capable of putting on their own productions and designs. They are no longer the helpers, they are the creators! This class can also be taken a second time for Honors credits.
 
 

Video Production

Grades: 10 -12
Repetitions for Credit: No
Prerequisite: Production or Online Multimedia Design or Publication Design 1 or Teacher Approval
Graduation Credit: Elective - US/CSU 'G'
 
Video Production focuses on advancing students from being able to crew a production into students who are able to lead design and production elements necessary for a successful video production. Students learn video editing, script creation, scheduling, color correction, sound editing. Students additionally are taught the different opportunities available within the Video Production umbrella and are required to create a variety of videos, which allow them to experience jobs more advanced than what is offered in the introduction Production course.
 
In addition, students are required to prepare for and participate in video concept, production, and design meetings to ensure that their requirements for the video needs and time-line expectations are being met to the expectation level of the Director and Production Manager.
 
 
 

Video Production Management

Grades: 11 -12
Repetitions for Credit: Yes
Prerequisite: Video Production or Live Production or Film as Visual Literature or Teacher Approval (Application Process)
Graduation Credit: Visual and Performing Art
Video Production Management allows for students to take extreme focus in the department they are most interested in when it comes to video production. They not only are able to advance their skill level, but they are also the charge of the entire department and are the master minds behind all video productions created at Bear River High School!
These students are capable of creating/filming/producing their own videos and designs. They are no longer the helpers, they are the creators! This class can also be taken a second time for Honors credits.

 
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PRODUCTION OPPORTUNITIES

Bear River High School and the Bear River Community Theater want to be able to provide students and former students (here and in our surrounding schools) with as many educational and professional opportunities as possible.
For additional information on Student Opportunities Click Here.
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EVENTS

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