This course requires 2 options.

11 Drama

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Druitt

In this course students will:

  • Learn to use drama techniques such as voice, body, movement and use of space
  • Devise and perform a drama based on a topic / stimulus / current event using elements and conventions of drama for impact and meaning
  • Perform an acting role in a production of a published play to an invited audience
  • Explore historical theatre forms and their theoretical and physical performance features

Students keep a digital folder reflecting on their own and others' contributions. This written / oral reflection is part of the assessment in Drama and provides a record of work participated in and viewed.

Students will be offered the opportunity to view a range of performances to influence their understanding of theatre. They will practise writing critical responses required for external examinations at Level 2 and 3.

Recommended Prior Learning

No prerequisites.

Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements

Optional theatre visits - approximately $55

Description Type Value
Theatre Viewing Voluntary $55.00


The course leads to Years 12 and 13 Drama and Drama Scholarship

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90009 v6
Drama 1.6 - Perform an acting role in a scripted production
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 5
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 5
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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