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Dramatic Arts ADA1OI
This course provides opportunities for students to explore 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: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ADA2OX - Dramatic Arts (Introductory) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
Dramatic Arts ADA2OI
This course provides opportunities for students to explore 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 the elements of drama in creating and communicating through dramatic works. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creative and collaborative processes and will reflect on their experiences. NOTE: This course is for students who have completed ADA1OI
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: ADA1OI - Dramatic Arts
Dramatic Arts (Introductory) ADA2OX
This course provides opportunities for students to explore 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 the elements of drama in creating and communicating through dramatic works. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creative and collaborative processes and will reflect on their experiences. This course is designed for those students who did not take Dramatic Arts in grade 9.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ADA1OI - Dramatic Arts is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
Dramatic Arts ADA3MI
This course requires students to create and perform in dramatic presentations. Students will analyse, interpret, and perform dramatic works from various cultures and time periods. Students will research various acting styles and conventions that could be used in their presentations, and analyse the functions of playwrights, directors, actors, designers, technicians, and audiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: College/UniversityGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ADA1OI - Dramatic Arts or ADA2OX - Dramatic Arts (Introductory)
Musical Theatre ADB3OI
This course requires students to engage in musical theatre processes and the presentation of musical works, and emphasizes the application of musical theatre skills in other contexts and opportunities. Students will interpret and present works in a variety of musical theatre forms, create and script original works, and critically analyse the processes involved in producing drama works. Students will develop a variety of skills related to collaboration and the presentation of musical theatre works.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ADA1OI - Dramatic Arts or ADA2OI - Dramatic Arts or ADA2OX - Dramatic Arts (Introductory)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: AMT3OI - Musical Theatre is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
Technical Theatre Production (Technology/Arts) IDC3OT
This interdisciplinary course will require students to work individually and collaboratively with forms of theatre as they relate to the management and production of live musical and theatrical events within the school. Students will build leadership and team skills needed to function effectively in the theatre environment and will also develop knowledge and technical skills relating to the operation and maintenance of a range of communications systems. As well, students will be participating in productions both as participants and as crew members in order to experience performance and production roles through a collaborative process that involves application of learning. Students will study industry standards, regulations, health and safety issues, explore careers and the importance of lifelong learning. The knowledge and skills they develop will provide a basis for careers in such areas as sound production, lighting design, set construction, stage management and various other fields in theatre.
COURSE NOTE: Students must commit to supporting school events from 3pm to 5pm during the semester as well as some evening and weekend practices as needed to provide support for various productions. Students are interviewed before acceptance into this course.
This is an interdisciplinary studies course and may not be used to fulfill the compulsory arts or group 3 credit requirements.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
Dramatic Arts ADA4MI
This course requires students to experiment individually and collaboratively with forms and conventions of both drama and theatre from various cultures and time periods. Students will interpret dramatic literature and other texts and media sources while learning about various theories of directing and acting. Students will examine the significance of dramatic arts in various cultures, and will analyse how the knowledge and skills developed in drama are related to their personal skills, social awareness, and goals beyond secondary school.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: College/UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ADA3MI - Dramatic Arts
Musical Theatre ADA4EI
This course requires students to engage in musical theatre processes and the presentation of musical works, and emphasizes the application of musical theatre skills in other contexts and opportunities. Students will interpret and present works in a variety of musical theatre forms, create and script original works, and critically analyse the processes involved in producing drama works. Students will develop a variety of skills related to collaboration and the presentation of musical theatre works.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ADB3OI - Musical Theatre
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: AMT4EI - Musical Theatre is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.