L3 Drama

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Rowe

This course provides students with an opportunity to study all aspects of Drama.The ability to devise, script and perform their own work forms a central part of the course. Studying the Theatre of Politics or ‘Laban’ and play scripts relevant to this genre is also a focus.

Public performance work forms an integral part of the course. Students will be required to complete written tasks alongside their practical projects.

This course will be assessed to 5 internal Achievement Standards, totalling 23 credits. Students may also be entered for an external standard offering 4 credits. Drama is a university approved subject. Scholarship Drama is also available.

Course Overview

Term 1
Perform a scripted extract, using Drama Techniques
Devise a performance to realize an intention, using Drama Elements and Conventions

Term 2
Study and perform in the style of Theater of Politics/Laban

Term 3
Perform in a significant production in front of a live audience

Term 4
External preparation

Required Prior Learning

Entry is subject to approval by the HOD. Students who have studied Drama at NCEA L2 will be advantaged.

Course Costs

NB: Approx $100 may be required during the year to pay for various theatre trips (NOT COMPULSORY).

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