Drama

Why should I study Drama?

Every performing artist is different. In this course you will discover your own creative process, that will allow you to create and perform realistic characters. Creative Arts: Stage Screen and Drama provides you with the freedom to make your own creative choices and work in an area you are passionate about.

This subject gives you with the opportunity to develop your performance skills. The course focuses on acting and explores human nature and relationships.

Each assessment task and learning activity is designed to support you to produce your own creative work and build confidence.

This course also gives you the opportunity to pursue other artistic endeavours that you may be passionate about for your summative tasks. These may relate to interests or activities you are undertaking outside of school, including cabaret, dance, film direction and more.

Where does Drama lead?

When you complete the course you will have developed the foundations of acting and also your own products that you will be able to use to support you in a range of areas within the performing arts industry.

You may choose to create an acting show reel, prepare a series of pieces ready for auditions, or develop your own short films or stage productions.

Graduates of this course have gone on to work in film and create their own Fringe shows. They have also been accepted into a range of tertiary courses in performing arts, screen and creative writing. These include: Bachelor of Creative Arts (Drama), Bachelor of Music Theatre at the Elder Conservatorium (University of Adelaide) and Bachelor of Creative Arts (Screen) at Flinders University.

What work will I do in Drama?

Your tasks will focus on learning from artists who inspire you, building connections with the wider arts community, improving performing arts techniques that you want to develop and creating at least two creative products as a working artist.

Everything you learn and create in this subject is designed to support your future. This means that ‘the sky is the limit’.

Be the artist you want to be and achieve tertiary admissible credits in the process.

Where can I find more information about Drama?

For more detail about content and assessment, view the course information:

Who teaches Drama?

Emma Hebenstreit