Whether you are considering a career pathway in the performing arts; or any other professional field such as medicine, law, politics and business, then Drama is the ideal program to develop life-long skills such as:
Adaptability, empathy, social awareness, critical thinking;
Communication, listening skills, teamwork, leadership, resilience;
Creative and innovative thinking, imagination, confidence, self-esteem, safe risk-taking.
What will I learn?
In this course you will gain the skills needed to be a well-rounded performer and communicator. Your focus will be to develop your understanding, application and practice of the Drama techniques. You will have a number of performance and directing opportunities, eventually ending with a final Drama presentation.
Throughout the rest of the semester you may also participate in some of the following learning experiences:
Script work and script performance;
Performing in front of live audiences;
Workshops led by professional leaders in the NZ theatre sector;
Attend professional live theatre shows;
Gain physical skills and experience in Drama performance;
Theoretical understanding and physical application of the Drama techniques and the Drama elements;