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Drama ADA1O1
This course provides opportunities for students to develop communication skills using dramatic forms and techniques from a wide range of sources and cultures. Students will use the elements of drama and technology 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. The course culminates with a class production and an evening of theatre.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 9
Drama for ESL/ELL students ADA1OL
This course provides opportunities for students to develop communication skills by exploring 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.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 9
Drama ADA2O1
This course provides opportunities for students to develop and improve communication skills through exploring 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 a various forms of technology and will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creative and collaborative processes. The course culminates in a group performance and an evening of theatre. Grade 9 Drama recommended.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 10
Drama - Introductory grade 10 drama ADA2O6
This introductory grade 10 drama course is designed for those students who have not taken grade 9 drama and who need an Arts credit. Students will learn communication, collaboration and leadership skills through a wide range of dramatic themes, genres and techniques. Students will be introduced to various forms of theatre tech and a group performance will culminate the end of the semester.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 10
Drama for ESL/ELL students ADA2OL
This course provides opportunities for students to develop and improve communication skills through exploring 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 a various forms of technology and will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creative and collaborative processes.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 10
Drama ADA3M1
This course builds upon the skills introduced and explored in Grades 9 and 10. Students explore theatre conventions and are introduced to the works of selected major playwrights from the period of classical Greek drama, as well as those from the turn of the 20th century. Character building and script analysis prepares students for a higher degree of performance capabilities. Building on co-operative communication skills and creative collaboration, students will work on developing workshops for our partner schools based on theatre from around the world. Students will have the opportunity to further develop their skill in theatre technology as well as other sound technology such as audacity and sound FX.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University/College GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ADA1O1 - Drama or ADA1OL - Drama for ESL/ELL students or ADA2O1 - Drama or ADA2O6 - Drama - Introductory grade 10 drama or ADA2OL - Drama for ESL/ELL students
Drama ADA3O1
This course requires students to create and present dramatic works using a variety of structures, styles and staging techniques. Using a wide range of technology, students will develop and interpret roles from comedic works as well as create their very own Canadian Docudrama as an independent study. Students will have the opportunity to explore production roles as well as perform in a major production. This production course may contain an after school component. Performance or stage craft can be selected as the focus. ADA1O1, ADA2O1, TIJ1O1, or TDJ201 is recommended.
The course culminates in a school wide production.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 11
Drama ADA4M1
This course provides opportunities for students to experiment individually and collaboratively with forms and conventions of both drama and theatre from various cultures and both classical and contemporary time periods. Students will interpret dramatic literature and other texts and media sources while learning about various theories of directing and acting. Students work within the culture of 'ensemble' and experience the creative dynamics of a theatre company. In contrast, students will also have the opportunity to explore working alone on a culminating piece that also will develop research skills. Students will analyse how the knowledge and skills developed in drama are related to their personal skills, social awareness, and goals beyond secondary school.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University/College GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ADA3M1 - Drama or ADA3O1 - Drama
Drama ADD4M1
This production course contains an after school component and focuses on performance and production. Students work within the culture of 'ensemble' and experience the creative dynamics of a touring theatre company. Both production and performance roles will be explored thoroughly, preparing students for any “team” experience post secondary. Students will analyse how the knowledge and skills developed in drama are related to their personal skills, social awareness, and goals beyond secondary school. Previous drama experience is a must.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University/College GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ADA3M1 - Drama or ADA3O1 - Drama

 
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