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Year 9 Drama


COURSE TITLE:

Year 9 Drama and Performance

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

In Year 9 you will draw upon the foundations laid in Year 7 and 8 Performance. 
We explore in more depth the foundations of Drama Elements, Techniques, and Conventions - these are the key ingredients of any performed work. You will work in a variety of collaborative contexts to explore, build and create whilst developing knowledge of this fabulous Arts discipline. Making mistakes is encouraged as it means you are putting your whole self into the work. Often the best work happens by accident! 

COURSE COSTS:
N/A 

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

Through practical workshopping and development of short performances, you will learn many skills including.
  • Improvisation 
  • Ensemble work
  • How to develop an idea and the skills of collaboration 
  • How the use of space is important to all of the work you do in Drama (technique) 
  • What symbolism, status and contrast is and how to incorporates these into your performance work 
  • Thinking outside the box by using props a variety of ways
  • Movement based Drama and Physical Theatre
  • The process of devising a short piece for assessment making use of the skills covered in the course 

WHERE DOES THIS COURSE LEAD?

This course will lead to the building of confidence and creativity, and a desire to continue learning through  Drama in the coming years.