Approx Cost:
$40 for watching a live professional performance and cost of technologies for production.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is essential for this course
Entry Recommendations:

Open entry, but this course is suited to those with a strong interest in Drama, technologies and performance. Students are expected to be available for evening performances for their major acting roles. This course can be taken in combination with the Year 9 Drama course, if desired.

Course Outline:

This course will focus on the production process from auditions, to rehearsals and creation of related technologies, culminating in a major evening production performed to an audience of whānau and friends. Students will be expected to reflect on their process and work collaboratively with others in a team.


Practical assessments throughout the semester, focused on:

  • Performance role
  • Technical role
  • Formative assessments based on participation and contributions throughout the production process.
Where Does It Lead:

Students begin to 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 can be used through and beyond the school career. Students can continue with Drama up to Year 13 Drama scholarship level. Drama is a UE subject.

For further information see:
Mrs McLean