Approx Cost:
$40.00 to cover costs of transport, backstage tour around Court Theatre and watching professional performance.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is of benefit for this course
Course Outline:

This course is based around level 3 of the National Curriculum.

It is aimed at developing confidence, communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a group. This course is predominately practical with activities ranging from developing basic theatre skills, such as improvisation, vocal and physical work and stage combat to creating and performing own original pieces and performances of group scripts for an audience. Theatre history styles will also be introduced and students will develop their ability to critically evaluate their own and others’ work in a supportive and encouraging class environment.

Assessment:

Practical assessments throughout the semester, focused on:

Developing ideas- Original pieces

Practical knowledge- Improvisation, vocal and physical work

Understanding Drama in context- Theatre history styles

Communicating and Interpreting- script work

Where Does It Lead:

Students learn to work with others, develop critical and creative thinking skills while developing performance and communication skills in a range of dramatic contexts. Students can continue with Drama up to Year 13 Drama scholarship level. Drama is a UE subject.

For further information see:
Mrs McLean.