NCEA Level 2 Drama

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss A. Burt

Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 Drama and/or English  Level One Achieved.

Level 2 Drama combines theory and practical work to not only develop performance skills, but also create an understanding of our world.

Students will select and use elements, techniques, conventions and technologies associated with drama.

Research, evaluation and analysis will also be used to refine ideas within a range of dramatic forms to develop drama performances.

Students will perform and make critical judgements about how elements, techniques, conventions and technologies are used to create form and meaning in their own and others work.




NCEA Level 3 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