10 Drama (Full year course)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Druitt

Course Objectives:

  • To develop students' personal confidence and the ability to work co-operatively and creatively in groups
  • To introduce students to a variety of approaches to drama
  • To gain knowledge of and experience in the theatre and develop basic performance skills
  • To view performances in a variety of venues and begin to understand the impact of theatre on an audience 

Course Content:
Students will work on improvisation, role play, movement and voice exercises. They will also explore aspects of theatre history such as Greek Theatre and Shakespeare. Students will devise around dramatic ideas drawn from historical sources relevant to Aotearoa/New Zealand and also wider world contexts. They will perform a role in a small class production.

Students will work on deepening drama skills such as voice, body, use of space, and movement.

They will keep a record of their ideas and processes about drama. 

Learning Areas:

The Arts

Assessment Policy & Procedures

11 Drama

Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements

Students are encouraged to see the school drama productions e.g. Year 12 and 13 Drama and the AGS/EGGS production. The cost for viewing theatre performances is approximately $30.00.

Description Type Value
Theatre Viewing Voluntary $30.00

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We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.