Level 1 Drama - Theatre through the ages - Tragedy from Ancient Greece to 20th Century - Semester B
Teacher in Charge: Ms P. Sherry
This semester we delve into the classical world of Ancient Greece - the origins of western theatre and explore this Theatre Form for our External Examination. We will work as a class to plan, prepare and perform a play/s in a public performance refining our acting skills and working as an ensemble. We will explore in-depth a significant modern day tragedy and communicate our understanding of key social, cultural and historical influences in a practical presentation. We will have the opportunity to learn an ensemble dance from professional dancers. This subject requires full participation from all students throughout the semester.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Students are encouraged to see one professional play live to use for the external exams.
Recommended Prior Learning
Year 10 Drama, L1DRAA.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
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