Level 3 Drama

Pre-requisites:

None

Course description:

Students undertaking study in drama at level three can be expected to perform in full public performances, and must be willing to put time into reflection and preparation of written work, as well as developing performance and technical skills. The level three course develops students’ skills of presentation and is useful for students wishing to undertake further study in the theatre, in English, in film, or in broadcasting.

Scholarship builds on the performance and reflection skills of the level three course and requires students to present for camera, three pieces of work.

Students with strong performance skills are encouraged to attempt the scholarship exam.

Credits available:

Number Title Int/Ext Credits

AS91512         Interpret scripted text to integrate drama techniques in performance. I 4

AS91514         Interpret a prescribed text to demonstrate knowledge of a theatre form or period. E 4

AS91515         Interpret a prescribed text to demonstrate knowledge of a theatre form or period. I 4

AS91517         Perform a substantial acting role in a significant production. I   5

AS91518         Demonstrate understanding of live drama performance. E 4

AS91519         Script a drama suitable for live performance I 5

Please note: It is not expected that learners will complete all of the standards available. A minimum of 14 credits is required.

Leads to:

Tertiary study and careers in drama, acting, stage management, arts administration, drama teaching, drama therapist, television opportunities, radio presenting, youth and community work, personnel management, social work, journalism, marketing management, to name a few.

Cost:$20 +  Performance costs. Students are expected to attend live theatre, where possible.

Contact: Mrs Ikiua

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