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 11 Dec

11th December Last day of term 4, 2020.

Friday 11 Dec

11th December Junior and middle school prizegiving takes place at the Regent theatre.

Monday 30 Nov

Westland Anniversay Day holiday. No school.

Monday 23 Nov

23rd November Senior Prizegiving takes place at the Regent Theatre.

Friday 13 Nov

13th November Senior students go on study leave for their NCEA exams.

Monday 26 Oct

Labour day holiday. No School.

Monday 12 Oct

12th October to 17th October Westland High School will be staging Big Fish a School production at the Regent t... [Read more]

Monday 12 Oct

Term 4 begins

Friday 25 Sep

Last day of term 3.

Friday 25 Sep

25th September the Westland High School Ball takes place. More information regarding venue and other details w... [Read more]
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