- See or read three full-length plays. These can be from
the stage, movies, or television. Write a review of
each. Comment on the story, acting, and staging.
- Write a one-act play. It must take 8 minutes or more to
put on. It must have a main character, conflict, and a
- Do THREE of the following:
- Act a major part in a full-length play; or act a
part in three one-act plays.
- Direct a play. Cast, rehearse, and stage it. The
play must be 10 or more minutes long.
- Design the setting for a play. Make a model of it.
- Design the costumes for five characters in one play
set in a time before 1900.
- Show skill in stage makeup. Make up yourself or a
friend as an old man or woman, and Indian, a clown,
or a monster as directed.
- Help with the building of scenery for one full-
length or two one-act plays.
- Design the lighting for a play; or handle the
lighting for a play under guidance.
- Pantomime any ONE of the following picked by your
- You have come into a large room. It is full of
pictures, furniture, other things of interest.
- As you are getting on as bus, your books fall into
a puddle. By the time you pick them up, the bus has
- You have failed a school test. You are talking with
your teacher. He does not buy your story.
- You are at a camp with a new Scout. You try to help
him pass a cooking test. He learns very slowly.
- You are at a banquet. The meat is good. You don't
like the vegetable. The dessert is ice cream.
- Explain the following: proscenium, central or arena
staging, spotlight, floodlight, flies, highlight,
lowlight, scene paint, stage brace, cleat, stage crew,
- Do two short entertainment features that you could give
either alone or with others for a troop meeting or