Tawa College Tawa College

NCEA Level 2 Drama 201

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Holswich.

Recommended Prior Learning

Nil - but note due to the collaborative nature of assessment work, good attendance is integral to success.

Drama 201

This course takes motivated and dedicated students. The work covered in Drama 101 is extended and further develops acting technique and critical thinking skills. Students will be invited to explore different production roles as they develop their performance practice. They will learn the skills associated with a theatre form, work collaboratively and creatively to create an original drama, and participate in a full class production. There is a written component to the course to help you critically reflect on your work and support the development of your performance skills. Thoroughly preparing, rehearsing and then performing before a public audience is a requirement of the course.

Learning Areas:

Drama and Dance


NCEA Level 3 Drama 301

Career Pathways

Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Film and Video Editor, Musician, Event Manager, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Media Producer, Actor, Building Surveyor, Artistic Director, Dancer, Building Insulator, Courier/Delivery Agent, Brick and Blocklayer, Building Contractor, Building and Construction Manager, Entertainer, Carpenter, Podiatrist, Chiropractor, Concrete Worker, Crop Farmer/Manager, Electrician, Fencer, Naturopath, Joiner, Massage Therapist

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students are encouraged to attend at least one optional trip to see a live performance. The cost is usually between $15-30 per performance.