10DRA

Year 10 Drama

Course Description

Students will upgrade their application of acting skills through developing their improvisation, physical interpretation and ability to follow scripted and directorial instructions. Students will learn discipline and control over use of drama techniques (voice, body, movement and space) as well as develop their drama literacy.

Students will demonstrate understanding of scripted contexts and production design choices. They will reflect upon and interpret work from other practitioners by evaluating the intend effects of the production technologies such as set, costume, lighting, make up, staging and music.


Course Overview

Semester 1
Over Semester 1 students will get the opportunity to learn to read and explore extracts from a script and learn how to apply drama techniques. They will also get the opportunity create a devised drama in small groups performing to a live audience.
The use of music and dance will also be incorporated into this course for students who are keen to combine the discipline of music, dance and drama into their learning.
The use of costumes, props and stage make-up is also incorporated into the learning of Drama.

Semester 2
Students have an opportunity to do a performance in a significant role in a big group drama to a live audience.
Students will also get the opportunity explore drama elements and work in small groups to create drama.
The use of music and dance will also be incorporated into this course for students who are keen to combine the discipline of music, dance and drama into their learning.
The use of costumes, props and stage make-up is also incorporated into the learning of Drama.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Pens, pencils, colouring pencils, felt tips, erasers, sticky notes (to annotate scripts), glue stick, flip files, B5 writing book to take notes, plastic folder
Costumes purchasing
Fundraising towards costumes and resource props
$20 (TOWARDS TRANSPORT COSTS) Where necessary to see shows and competitions

Recommended Prior Learning

To have completed a Drama course, at least one of the junior year levels but not compulsory.

Have an interest and be confidence in performances to a live audience.

Committed to the expectations and requirements for the course.

Able to collaborate with a group 

Have a "Can-Do attitude"

Disclaimer

Any information, costs or standards may change.

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