Involves students in the process of devising and developing an original piece of theatre appropriate for primary school audiences.
In this paper students will be actively involved in improvisation and devising a performance as a class. They will explore performance and direction techniques. There is a strong focus on creative collaborative work. The final product will be performed to an invited audience.
|Paper title||Drama for Children|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2019|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$846.30|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,766.35|
- EDSU 191, EDUO 121
- Enrolments for this paper are limited, and it requires departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
- Teaching staff
- Trish Wells
- Teaching Arrangements
- This is a practical, hands-on paper. Students will be working in a class situation.
Textbooks are not required for this paper. Rather, there is a list of required readings.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Critical thinking, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Self-motivation,
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- Learning Outcomes
- Collaborate on the creation of a performance for a child/pre-adolescent audience
- Develop a sense of the spatial, kinetic and verbal language of theatre
- Inquire into the potential functions and powers of drama
- Reflect on appropriate techniques and materials for simple staging and costuming and apply these in planning and creating the performance
- Demonstrate development in skills for performance