11 Drama A

SACE Stage 1:  10 Credits / 1 Semester (can choose drama A and B for the full year) / The Arts

SACE Website:  https://www.sace.sa.edu.au/web/drama/stage-1

Pre-Requisite:  An achievement level of “C” or better for year 10 drama and/or year 10 literacies

SUBJECT OVERVIEW

Students who study drama at SACE Stage 1 level refine their skills and have deeper understanding to generate creative and imaginative solutions to the challenge of staging theatrical works. Students extend their performance techniques and theory practice. Students consider diverse perspectives and challenge their own imaginations, developing confidence in their personal ideas. Students analyse texts and other materials, to extend their performances and their own learning to communicate with the audience. The focus of this course is modern innovative practitioners, theatre styles and play scripts. Drama students integrate problem solving, creative and critical thinking and collaboration whilst creating onstage and offstage products.

Topics may include

  • presentation of dramatic works
  • dramatic theory and practice including review writing and production reports
  • individual investigation and onstage or offstage presentation of specific genres
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ASSESSMENT

Students are assessed against the SACE year 11 (Stage 1) drama performance standards.


Students demonstrate their learning through the following assessment tasks:

  • investigation and presentation
  • group production
  • folio (made up of one review and one production report)

Additional Information

A definite commitment to after-hours rehearsals and performances are required.

Costs: $50.00 for live performances – subject to change in 2020