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

Upcoming events

Friday 10 Dec

10th December Last day of term 4.

Friday 10 Dec

10th December Junior and middle school prizegiving takes place at the Regent theatre. Middle School 9am. Junio... [Read more]

Thursday 2 Dec

2nd of December Teacher Only Day. No School. This is a day set by the Ministry of Education and will be coveri... [Read more]

Monday 29 Nov

Westland Anniversay Day holiday. No school.

Monday 22 Nov

22nd November Senior Prizegiving takes place at the Regent Theatre at 6pm.

Monday 25 Oct

Labour day holiday. No School.

Monday 18 Oct

18th October. Term 4 begins

Friday 1 Oct

1st October. Last day of term 3.

Friday 24 Sep

24th September the Westland High School Ball takes place. More information regarding venue and other details w... [Read more]

Monday 13 Sep

13th September to 20th September is Te wiki o te reo Maori / Maori language week. Visit https://www.tewikioter... [Read more]
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