Andrew Clovis – Theater Arts

Andrew skillfully involves students in a hands-on demonstration of theatrical make-up techniques and/or masks. In addition he offers workshops in “Theater Games” for children, an interactive, improvisational approach designed to develop basic skills through character development. This is a chance for students to experience the magic of theater arts!

Age level: grades K-6 (class size only); time: 45 minutes; availability: most days, with ample notice.

Andrew Clovis received a B.A. in English Literature and B.A. in Theatre Arts from Marietta College. His involvement in theatre includes a variety of positions over many years: actor, technician, box office, tour manager, director, writer, publicist, scenic designer, lighting, costume design, make-up, props. Andrew was interim Head of the Theatre Department at WVUP, where is currently teaches English and Theatre courses. He runs an after-school drama program in Marietta for the Ely Chapman Educational Foundation.

Drama/Theatre Standards: Identify the arts that are used to create a theatrical performance.

  • Curriculum Guide Grades K-2

    • Language Arts and Social Studies

      • Characters in stories
      • Following directions
      • Imagination
    • Math and Science

      • Patterns, shapes
      • Lines, colors
    • Arts

      • Dramatic play
      • Performance: visual ideas
  • Curriculum Guide Grades 3-4

    • Language Arts and Social Studies

      • Stories and Character
      • Oral communication
      • People in community
    • Math and Science

      • Geometric shapes
      • Lines, angles, measurements
    • Arts

      • Appreciation of theatre arts
      • Characters, themes
  • Curriculum Guide Grades 5-6

    • Language Arts and Social Studies

      • Stories:character;theme
      • Oral expression
      • Critical thinking
    • Math and Science

      • Geometry
      • Natural materials
    • Arts

      • Appreciation of theatre arts
      • Character development, themes