Level 2 Drama - Power Play -Treachery, Trickery and Politics - Semester A

2DRAA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms P. Sherry

This semester we will explore Elizabethan England, a time when actors entertained and informed the Royal court of daliance’s, rivalry and trickery.  We will prepare for the annual Sheliah Winn Shakespeare competition at Mount College as well as plan and prepare for our class production. We will refine our research and presentation skills on a well known playwright.

We will watch at least ONE professional live performance that may be used for the Drama External Examination in November.  This subject requires full participation from all students throughout the semester.


Pathway

Level 3 Drama - Creativity & Culture in Performance - Semester A

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students are encouraged to attend live performances for materials to use in their external exam.


Recommended Prior Learning

Minimum of 14 credits at Level 1 Drama.
Due to the group nature of all of the internal standards in this course, students who have a poor attendance record or choose to take a subject that requires major learning off campus may find it difficult to complete all group performance assessments.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91213 v2 Drama 2.1 - Apply drama techniques in a scripted context
2
I
4
Y
4r
A.S. 91215 v3 Drama 2.3 - Discuss a drama or theatre form or period with reference to a text
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
A.S. 91217 v2 Drama 2.5 - Examine the work of a playwright
2
I
4
Y
4r
A.S. 91218 v2 Drama 2.6 - Perform a substantial acting role in a scripted production
2
I
5
Y
5r
A.S. 91219 v2 Drama 2.7 - Discuss drama elements, techniques, conventions and technologies within live performance
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91221 v2 Drama 2.9 - Direct a scene for drama performance
2
I
4
Y
4r
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.

Pathway Tags

Performer, Theatre maker, Stage manager, Arts administrator, Drama teacher, Drama therapist, Television production assistant, Radio presenter, Theatre director, Youth & community worker, Personnel manager, Social worker, Journalist, Marketing manager, Charities administrator, Script Writer, Critic, Editorial Assistant, Entrepreneur, Teacher, Human resources, Retail Management, Customer service, Sales and Communications, Project Manager, Event Management.


Disclaimer

Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2021.