Level 1 Drama
Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Milburn
The standards offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of Department.
In Level 1 Drama, students will interpret scripted drama and devise their own pieces for performance. Students view and reflect on the effectiveness of live theatre, and adapt the conventions of a specific theatre form to their own stagecraft. They will be introduced to theatre practitioners such as Cecily Berry and theatre styles such as Commedia Dell ‘Arte.
As part of the Drama student’s external Drama Achievement standard, they are to view professional live theatre. In this course, students will view at least one live show a year. This is usually during school time and will cost approximately $30.
Recommended Prior Learning
Students are to have achieved satisfactorily in the Drama component of 10DRAM or at the discretion of the Teacher in Charge. A strong comprehension of oral and written English is recommended. Due to the collaborative nature of this course, students are expected to have at least 90% attendance.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Courses will only run based on minimum entries
Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course
You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry
Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department
Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths