SUBJECT NAME Stage 1 Drama

CREDITS: 10 or 20 Credits

KEY CONTACT: Jane McCreanor or Jo Jaensch

RECOMMENDED BACKGROUND: C grade or better in Year 10 Drama - or by negotiation

COURSE CONTENT
There are two semesters of Drama, Perform in Style and Claiming the Stage. You may choose 1 semester (10 credits) or both semesters (20 credits) of Drama. Your involvement in the group production(s) will develop your acting and/or offstage skills, communication skills and teamwork skills. You must be prepared to actively engage in some after school rehearsals and an evening performance.
You will also participate in workshops on performance styles of the 20th Century and/or study the work of off-stage practitioners (director, stage manager, set, costume, lighting and sound designers) and apply what is learnt in an Individual Investigation based on a text. You will view theatre performances to develop critical analysis and review writing skills. Excursions and/or participation in workshops may incur a cost.


SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THIS SUBJECT LEADS TO:
Stage 2 Drama