Students start by looking at the essentials of Drama in relation to performance: body, voice and focus. Specific theatre practitioners are then studied and their theories are put into practice within a presentation to class. Some theatrical styles students will cover are: Realism, Physical Theatre, Political Theatre and Satire.
The group spends a lot of time creating and rehearsing a major performance. Students can choose what type of role they take on within this, be it performance (acting) or technical (directing, lighting/ sound/ multimedia design, stage management, costume/set design etc). Students review at least one piece of live theatre within a semester.
Students undertake a teaching and learning program based on the following three areas of study:
*Students are required to rehearse outside of class time for this subject.
Assessment at Stage 1 is school based. Students demonstrate evidence of their learning through the following assessment types:
Please note this subject is only available to Year 10 students in Semester 2.
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