Students create theatrical works based on their own imaginative ideas and text-based stimulus. A focus in the subject is group work and the responsibility to the group. Students learn cooperative skills and time management. Students develop an awareness of social interactions in a work-based environment in creative pursuits. Students build skills in performance and theatrical conventions. Students studying Drama & Theatre Studies create performance works from a range of stimulus materials and finished works may be self devised or scripted. All students studying Drama & Theatre Studies develop proficiency in the use of stagecraft technologies such as lighting, costume and sound in our state of the art Drama facilities.

Curriculum Structure

Year 7 & 8

  • A semester of Drama

Years 9 & 10 Electives

  • Script and Performance
  • Stagecraft
  • Improvisation

VCE

  • Theatre Studies

Co-curricular Activities

  • Year 10 – A number of performances and presentations.
  • Year 11-12 – A number of text-based productions incorporating all aspects of theatre usually based on the work of an established playwright.
  • College Musical /Arts Festival – alternating every two years.
  • Drama leadership opportunities
  • Year 10-12 – Attend theatrical performances

Note: Senior students are expected to attend rehearsals outside of class hours. Students may also be expected to attend performances in the evening.