Year 9 Drama

9DRA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

In this option course,  students will be introduced to, or re-familiarised with, basic performance skills, including: use of space, devising and characterisation through use of voice and body. 

It also includes an element of written drama theory covering: drama literacy, stage types and mime technique. The course finishes with a performance to an invited audience. It is what students make of it, which is usually a great confidence builder and lots of fun.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

Develop these skills:Explore this content:
  • Personal confidence.
  • Use of space. 
  • Collaborative group skills.
  • The importance of observation Mime.
  • Physical awareness.
  • Mime.
  • Listening and speaking skills.
  • Physical comedy.
  • Individual and collective responsibility.
  • Creating short scenarios for performance.

  • Improvisation.

  • Rehearsal.

  • Performance

Year Levels/Departments:

Year 9, Drama



Resources Required

WGHS shorts and t-shirt (Same as for PE)
1 3B1 Notebook