Drama: Years 7-9

The following skills are developed over the three years of Middle school

Modes of Communication:              

  • Group work
  • Solo performance
  • Mime skills
  • Monologues
  • Status skills

Working from a script:

  • Developing a character
  • Costume, set designs and make-up
  • Movement and timing
  • Voice projection
  • Performance skills

Exploring issues and roles:

  • Developing empathy
  • Researching / Presenting a topic
  • Exploring solutions
  • Writing in role

Forms and conventions of theatre:

  • History and development of theatre
  • Function and use of theatrical convention
  • Role of theatre in the community
  • Analysis and evaluation of theatrical  performance
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