Approx Cost:
$40.00 this includes two evening performances.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is essential for this course
Entry Requirements:

Minimum of 14 credits in Level 1 Drama. Students are expected to rehearse in and out of class time and be available for evening performances for their major acting roles.

Course Outline:

This course is based around Level 6 of the National Curriculum. The course aims to develop students’ knowledge of performance forms and styles as well as continue to extend communication, performance and production skills. 

This course includes 5 internal and 1 external Achievement Standard.

2.1. Apply drama techniques in a scripted context (4 credits).

2.2. Devise and perform a drama to realise an intention (5 credits).

2.4. Use complex performance skills associated with a drama or theatre form or period (4 credits).

2.5. Perform a substantial acting role in a scripted production (5 credits).

2.7. Discuss drama elements, techniques, conventions and technology within live performances (4 credits).

Optional extension, includes 2 internal and 1 external Achievement Standard:

2.8. Script a scene suitable for drama performance (4 credits).

2.9. Direct a scene for a drama performance (4 credits).

2.3. Discuss a drama or theatre form or period with reference to a text (4 credits).

Where Does It Lead:

Students develop higher level academic, technological, practical and life skills. The skills and attitudes learnt in Drama include working as a group, creative and critical thinking skills, self-management, confidence and communication skills which can be used through and beyond the school career.

Students can continue with Year 13 Drama if entry requirements are met or by negotiation with the HOD.

For further information see:
Mrs S McLean.