Riccarton High School Riccarton High School

Level 1 Drama

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Grubb.

Level 1 Drama is a 4 standard course.  It offers 20 credits at level 1 NCEA, 10 internally assessed and 10 externally assessed.  Two of the standards are directly performance based, one can have a performance element to it, but is research based, and the last is an external exam.

Students will learn about New Zealand theatre and its development and relevance in the New Zealand theatre scene. They will also learn about the process and production of putting on a theatre piece that has real world applications. Students will also learn about the theory of naturalism, developed by Konstantin Stanislavski.  We also build a sense of team and togetherness, working together to support and enhance everyone's performance abilities. 

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Learning Areas:

Ngā Toi - Arts


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Career Pathways

Actor, Building Surveyor, Artistic Director, Baker, Dancer, Building and Construction Manager, Entertainer