Year 12 Drama
Teacher in Charge: W. Walker
Content: Devising and performing drama, script writing, drama techniques, improvisation, drama processes, perform in a technical role, major production, knowledge of drama and theatre forms e.g. performance critiques, theatre review and analysis.
Skills: Students will improve and build upon their voice, body, movement and characterisation skills as well as continuing to further develop the following: communication skills, increased self-confidence, co-operative group skills, independent work skills, theatre technical production skills, scriptwriting and editing, problem solving and literacy.
From the standards below, students will be expected to complete a maximum of 18 credits.
There will also be opportunity for students to direct and/or to script a scene. Students who take these opportunities could earn credits for:
AS 91220 Script a scene for drama performance
AS 91221 Direct a scene for a drama performance
Note: At times, students will be required to attend rehearsals outside of normal school hours and will be advised of these dates and likely times at the commencement of the course. Though times for out rehearsals can be negotiated, inability to commit to extracurricular dates will prohibit involvement in the course.
Contributions and Equipment
2 2B8 Exercise Books OR x2 1B8 Exercise Book
Recommended Prior Learning
Year ll Drama, by audition or in consultation with Mr Walker.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 29 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 21 credits.