NCEA L1 Drama
Teacher in Charge: Mrs N. Searle
This is a full year general course for students interested in a career in the various entertainment fields. It covers the topics: Drama techniques, Devise and Perform a drama, Demonstrate features of a drama/theatre form and Perform an acting role in a scripted production.
The skills learned in drama prepare students for further study or a career in the arts as well as building confidence in their interpersonal and presentational skills that they can utilize in whatever they choose to do beyond school.
The senior courses build on the foundational concepts introduced at the junior level. Students can expect to play characters with increasing complexity, both scripted and created through the devising process.
- They will expand their knowledge of established theatre forms and experiment with techniques and conventions particular to that form.
- They will be encouraged to critically reflect on their creative process as well as their own worldview.
Drama students are creative, collaborative problem-solvers which makes them excellent employees, team-mates and citizens.
A.S. 90006 v6 Drama 1.1 - Apply drama techniques in a dramatic context
A.S. 90999 v4 Drama 1.4 - Use features of a drama/theatre form in a performance
A.S. 90997 v2 Drama 1.2 - Devise and perform a drama
A.S. 90998 v7 Drama 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the features of a drama/theatre form
Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.