• Year twelve drama extends and refines students' knowledge of the dramatic languages engaging with styles such as Butoh, Noh and Kabuki, Bertolt Brecht's Epic Theatre, Shakespeare and finally One Man Show. Students in year twelve are challenged to produce scripts in a specific style, extended analytical essays and polished, rehearsed performances that effectively manipulate the dramatic languages.

  • The first year of senior drama investigates a myriad of theatrical styles such as Australian Gothic, Indigenous Theatre, Greek Theatre, Verbatim and Realism.  Students are introduced to the dramatic languages in experientially engaging workshops and work to assimilate the discourse of drama. They demonstrate this knowledge through tasks such as script writing, theatrical reviews, analytical essays and planned, polished performances to groups of their peers and public audiences.

  • Year 10 Theatre studies will be primarily Drama based with a number of lessons per week focusing on movement, which will build to Dance in the Musical Theatre unit. In the other three terms students will experientially engage in theatrical styles such as Collage Drama, Commedia dell Arte and Realism.Students will also be introduced to performance technologies such as lighting and sound which will enhance their knowledge of manipulating the dramatic languages to create a production. 

  • Drama in year 9 focuses on an introduction to the dramatic languages, eisteddfod tasks, group performances and clowning. Students are encouraged to develop a knowledge of dramatic terms and conventions, as well given a plethora of opportunities to build confidence and perform in authentic tasks for primary school audiences.

  • Year 8 Drama introduces students to the art of scriptwriting and performing in front of a large group. This term long unit nurtures and develops confidence in students and their ability to perform in front of other students. The year eight team learn some basic terminology of the theatre, script writing and the theatrical conventions of Children's theatre. This culminates in a group performance of a children's story for a primary school audience.