Year 10 Drama

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms V. Gowdy

This is a practical and theory-based course in both classroom and stage drama. No experience is necessary, but an interest in acting is essential and full participation is obligatory.
The course includes: The history of theatre, in-role improvisation, stage craft, Greek theatre form, New Zealand theatre form, scene devising, movement, voice and role.


NCEA Level 1 Drama

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

It is recommended students pay $30 which covers the cost of the take home materials used in the course.
2B8 exercise book
Any associated workshop cost may be extra.

Pathway Tags

Production Manager, Event Co-ordinator, Human Resources, Promoter, Theatre Producer / Assistant, Lighting Technician, Communications, Broadcasting, Media, Teacher, Actor, Art Director (Film/Television/Stage), Artistic Director, Cinema Projectionist, Dancer, Director (Film/Television/Radio/Stage), Entertainer, Film and Video Editor, Film/Television Camera Operator, Light Technician, Media Producer, Musician, Production Assistant (Film/Television/Radio/Stage), Radio Presenter, Sound Technician, Television Presenter, Primary School Teacher, Private Teacher/Tutor, Tertiary Lecturer, Diversional Therapist


It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.