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Year 7 Drama



Drama can be performance, but it is also exploration and imagination, collaboration and independent projects. Drama is telling stories in different ways. Drama is a safe space for finding out about you and the world around you.

In this course, students will build their skills and knowledge of Drama independently through the online course as well as having the option of coming together in face-to-face workshops with their fellow students to create and make a shared work. Weekly online lessons will be a central point of contact for these students and provide an opportunity for students to feel comfortable with each other and their ideas before they meet at workshops.

While improvisation activities are fun, immediate and energetic ways to build confidence, communication and social skills, it is important for students to remember that Drama isn’t just about acting; there are many other aspects of creating and making theatre to which all students can make valuable contributions depending on their interests and learning program.

What do you do?

In studying this subject you will:

  • participate in Drama workshops
  • investigate radio dramas and make your own
  • explore the many traditions of puppets and design your own
  • find out what the Actor’s Tools are and how they support performers
  • work with others to write an ensemble piece for performance.

What skills do you develop?

You will develop skills in:

  • communication
  • collaboration
  • leadership
  • independent learning.

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Requirements

 

You must have access to the internet in order to access this course. Weekly work will be completed and submitted online.


Things you can do now


Go to the VCAA website for more information about this subject.