NCEA Level 1 Drama

11DRA
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss S. Harris

Drama improves communication skills, lateral thinking, team building, creativity and imagination, and self-confidence, and its principles can be applied to a wide range of work environments and management skills.

Students will select and use Elements, Techniques, Conventions and Technologies associated with drama to create form and meaning in their own and others work.

Research, evaluation and analysis will also be used to refine ideas within a range of forms to develop individual and ensemble dramaturgy. 


Subject Overview

Term 1
Drama Techniques and Devised Theatre : performance and written component for both papers.

Term 2
Performance work on Form ( genre) and style: performance and written component.

Term 3
Understanding a significant play: written and presentation required.

Pathway

NCEA Level 2 Drama

Job options include but are not limited to:
• Actor
• Community arts worker
• Dancer
• Drama therapist
• Music producer
• Music therapist
• Theatre director
• Arts administrator
• Broadcast presenter
• Film director
• Further education teacher
• Higher education lecturer
• Secondary school teacher
• Theatre stage manager
• Playwright
• Lighting administrator
• Sound administrator
• Wardrobe/costume administrator/designer
• Set/stage designer
• Properties management
• Make-up and hair

Recommended Prior Learning

English at Achieved level for Year 10.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90006 v6 Drama 1.1 - Apply drama techniques in a dramatic context
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90011 v7 Drama 1.7 - Demonstrate understanding of the use of drama aspects within live performance
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90997 v2 Drama 1.2 - Devise and perform a drama
1
I
5
Y
A.S. 90998 v2 Drama 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of features of a drama/theatre form
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90999 v4 Drama 1.4 - Use features of a drama/theatre form in a performance
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91000 v3 Drama 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of a significant play
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

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