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Curriculum 2022

Drama

 

Subject Name Drama 
Year Level 7
Subject Length Term
Subject Type Compulsory
Staff Contact Vashti Paech
vashti.paech730@schools.sa.edu.au

Content

 Students work individually and collaboratively to develop skills to:

  • Learn the fundamentals of stagecraft through practical and theory activities 
  • Begin to explore the elements needed to create a live theatre performance 
  • Understand Drama specific terminology 
  • Engage in mindfulness activities

These tasks will enable students to participate in fun and engaging activities involving mime, voice projection, body language to build a basis for performance on stage. Students learn the fundamentals of blocking, mime, stage conventions, how to rehearse in an effective manner, and how to reflect on their own work. There is an inclusion of improvisation skills & analysing an improvisation sketch to determine the skills used. Students will reflect and evaluate how they and others from different cultures, times and places communicate meaning and intent through drama.

Assessment

Tasks may include:

  • Practical skill development 
  • Performance
  • Reflection and evaluation

Additional Information

It is an expectation that all students will challenge themselves to participate in the practical activity to trial techniques of stagecraft.