This course is for the serious student of theatre longing to continue their course of study either as a passion or as a career choice. Students prepare pieces for competition at the State Thespian Conference. Another focus of this course is dramatic literature, analysis, and Theatre history. Students also focus on advanced acting styles, such as Shakespeare, which culminates in a Shakespeare play performed for an audience. Students also learn audition techniques, preparing them for auditions for theatre companies, college programs and the real world.