AMT3M and AMT4M – Music Theatre, Grades 10,11,12, University/College Preparation
This course works on all the skills required to produce a major musical production. Students will gain experience auditioning for roles or interviewing for behind the scenes roles. They will gain important team building experience and explore many aspects of theatre. Students work together to produce and perform a full-length show and problem-solve aspects such as budget, sales, set, props and costumes. Most roles involve singing and beginners learn fast.
Some of this course involves after school time and it is recommended that students join the school choir to get extra experience singing.
ADA1O1 – Drama, Grade 9, Open
This course provides opportunities for students to explore dramatic forms and techniques, using material from a wide range of sources and cultures. Students will use the elements of drama to examine situations and issues that are relevant to their lives. Students will create, perform, discuss, and analyse drama, and then reflect on the experiences to develop an understanding of themselves, the art form, and the world around them.
ADA2O1 – Drama, Grade 10, Open
This course provides opportunities for students to explore dramatic forms, conventions, and techniques. Students will explore a variety of dramatic sources from various cultures and representing a range of genres. Students will use the elements of drama in creating and communicating through dramatic works. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creative and collaborative processes and will reflect on their experiences.
ADA3M1 – Drama, Grade 11, University/College Preparation
This course requires students to create and perform in dramatic presentations. Students will analyse, interpret, and perform dramatic works from various cultures and time periods. Students will research various acting styles and conventions that could be used in their presentations, and analyse the functions of playwrights, directors, actors, designers, technicians, and audiences.
Prerequisite: Drama, Grade 9 or 10, Open
ADA4M1 – Drama, Grade 12, University/College Preparation
This course requires students to experiment individually and collaboratively with forms and conventions of both drama and theatre from various cultures and time periods. Students will interpret dramatic literature and other texts and media sources while learning about various theories of directing and acting. Students will examine the significance
of dramatic arts in various cultures, and will analyse how the knowledge and skills developed in drama are related to their personal skills, social awareness, and goals beyond secondary school.
Prerequisite: Drama, Grade 11, University/College Preparation