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Dramatic Arts

DRAMATIC ARTS

ADA2O
DRAMATIC ARTS - Open


This course requires students to actively explore dramatic forms and techniques, using their own ideas and concerns as well as sources selected from a wide range of authors, genres, and cultures. Student learning will include identifying and using the principles of space, time, voice, and movement in creating, sustaining, and communicating authentic roles within a drama. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creation and presentation of the drama, and will analyze and reflect on the experience.

ADA3O
DRAMATIC ARTS - Open


Prerequisite: ADA2O. This course requires students to put together and present dramatic works dealing with stories, personal experiences, and local issues. Students will do research on and study contemporary theatrical forms, such as docudrama and forum theatre; interpret and present works in a variety of dramatic forms; create and script original works; analyse and reflect on dramatic works; and develop skills useful in a variety of careers.

ADA4M
DRAMATIC ARTS - Univ./College Prep.


Prerequisite : ADA3O. Students will experiment with forms and conventions in dramatic literature, to create script, and present original and adapted works; research dramatic forms, conventions, themes, and theories of acting and directing from different historical periods, and apply their knowledge in interpreting dramatic literature, including late 20th c. works from various cultures in Canada.