DRA201

Drama 201 - Te Whakaari 201

Course Description

You will learn the skills to become a versatile performer - to go into an audition, grab a script, analyse it, choose a character and work out the best way to use their voice, body, movement and space to communicate that character to an audience.

You will have the opportunity to explore the world of theatre as you examine a variety of practitioners and playwrights. You will also have the opportunity to take one of the following production arts standards as part of your drama course.

  • Costume Design
  • Prop Design
  • Sound Design

As part of this program you will benefit from school trips to see professional theatre. It is expected that you will be fully involved in extra-curricular activities such as the School Production, Shakespeare Festival and the Senior Drama Club to share their passion for performance with others.


Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91213 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.1 - Apply drama techniques in a scripted context
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91214 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.2 - Devise and perform a drama to realise an intention
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91217 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.5 - Examine the work of a playwright
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91218 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.6 - Perform a substantial acting role in a scripted production
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91219 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.7 - Discuss drama elements, techniques, conventions and technologies within live performance
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91220 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.8 - Script a scene suitable for drama performance
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 26
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 26
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 17
Total Numeracy Credits: 0