Level 2 Drama

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Pats 1

This course may be selected. However, placement will depend on number of places available and whether it fits in the timetable schedule.

Level: 2
Code: DR203
This course builds on skills gained in NCEA Level 1 Drama. It requires in and out
of class time work and further develops students’ skills in devising, acting,
responding and reflecting on theatre practice, effective communication and group
responsibility. All senior students who take this course will be expected to perform
a practical role in a major class performance. This course also gives students the
chance to learn about different theatre forms and explore the work of a range of
theatre practitioners. In addition, there are some charges for travelling to see public
performances. Students can gain 14 NCEA Level 2 reading and 8 writing credits
from this course.
Prerequisites: At least 14 credits in a Year 11 English course.
Students who do not meet these prerequisites and wish to enrol for this course
must see the teacher-in-charge to discuss their suitability.
Credits: 22 (18 internal, 2 external)
Cost: Approximately $40 for two theatre trips (optional).

This course is taught at St Patrick's College.

Learning Areas:

Performing Arts

Career Pathways

Diversional Therapist, Actor, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Author, Dancer, Entertainer, Film/Television Camera Operator, Make-up Artist, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Radio Presenter, Early Childhood Teacher, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Horse Trainer, Model, Nanny/Child Carer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Television Presenter