10 Drama B

Year 10:  1 Semester / The Arts

Australian Curriculum Website:  https://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/f-10-curriculum/the-arts/drama/

Pre-Requisite:  Nil

SUBJECT OVERVIEW

The theme of this semester is forum theatre which explores possible actions that students can take to transform their world through the medium of theatre. Students will be supported in communication techniques, experimentation, creativity and collaboration encouraging confidence for students to express themselves. Students will explore social cultural and the world of theatre through historical perspectives. Applying knowledge and understanding of the topics explored by participating in group production. Students will view practitioner’s intentions through analysis and evaluating live theatre.

Students use real world situations (i.e. bullying/racism/prejudice/corruption) to expose power and enact change in the community. They will produce and exhibit to the public a performance in either an onstage or offstage role. All students will view a live professional theatrical production and complete a review that will explore the themes of the production and analyze and evaluate practitioner intentions.

Topics may include

  • forum theatre
  • group production
  • production report writing
  • workshop activities
  • performance
  • multimodal techniques
  • analysis and evaluation
  • collaboration and communication skills
  • production
  • stage and technical design
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ASSESSMENT

Students are assessed against the drama Australian curriculum achievement standards

  • elements of drama
  • contribution to performance
  • analysis and interpretation of drama
  • evaluation

Additional Information

Its is compulsory for drama students to participate in all class performances, including outside of regular school hours performance dates will be given well in advance.


Costs: $40 additional fee for live theatre performance.