Dramatic Arts

These introductory drama courses are structured to give students new experiences in creativity and self-expression. Theatrical games, tableau, mime, voice and scripting are studied as students improve their group skills and learn to overcome personal restraints.

ADA 1O5 –part 1 : This course emphasizes the active exploration of dramatic forms and techniques, using material from a wide range of authors, genres, and cultures. Students will construct, discuss, perform, and analyse drama, and then reflect on the experiences to develop an understanding of them- selves, the art form, and the world around them. (half

ADA 2O1 – part 1: 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 analyse and reflect on the experience. (half credit)

Prerequisite: None