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Be a friend

Explore dance, drama and visual arts through different elements of friendship.

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Metamorphosis

Using drama and visual arts students explore a world of play and imagination where nothing is as ordinary as it seems.

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Tune in and tune up

Tune in and tune up your acting skills with these fun drama warm up games that will strengthen you vocally, physically and imaginatively.

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Lip sync challenge

Students will develop expressive movement skills to perform a Lip Sync Challenge. They will explore character, rhythm, movement, sound and tension and reflect on their own performance skills.

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Stories in the dark

This resource is designed to support Stage 4 drama students in understanding the characteristics of good radio plays and learning to use vocal expression to create clear and engaging characters. They will rehearse, perform and record a short radio play that can be shared with an audience.

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Drop the mic – hip hop and Shakespeare

A fresh and fun approach to Hip Hop theatre exploring, words, rhythm, movement, voice and creative writing. Drop The Mic Hip Hop Theatre class aims to develop voice, rhythm, physicality and character skills.

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Let's act out

Develop skills in preparing and performing a character monologue.

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Voice and accents – Part 1

Stars of stage and screen learn about breathing, and where the voice comes from to enhance their performances. You will go through some exercises in preparation for using your voice effectively, as well as experiment with tongue twisters.

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Melodrama characterisation

Discover the dramatic form and acting styles of melodrama through the exploration of stock characters and how to act in a melodrama style with large emotions and gestures. Perform various characters through a scripted performance.

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Lights up

Learn the fundamentals of lighting design with lighting designer Lincoln Gidney. Explore how to apply stage lighting conveys meaning and apply this knowledge and understanding to design lighting or a scene.

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Beats and rhymes

This class develops your vocal skills for performance. Write a Slam Poem or a Rap and then perform them for an audience.

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Voice and accents – part 2

Stars of stage and screen learn about breathing, vocal warms and how to use different accents to enhance their performances. You will go through some exercises in preparation for using your voice effectively and learning to use the Standard American Accent.

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I like to move it, move it!

Engage the body to tell stories and entertain audiences. Explore the techniques of expressive physical movement to communicate ideas and create dramatic meaning. Students devise a story using mime, movement and gesture.

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Monologues

Develop skills in characterisation through personal storytelling through monologues.

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Characterisation stereotypes

Develop and build engaging characters through stereotypes and using through role play and improvisation using voice, body and dialogue. Perform a devised character scenario to engage an audience.

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Mime and machines

Students develop their mime and physical skills through drama.

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Lights, camera, action!

Students explore screenwriting for video drama.

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Perspectives on Kamay

This resource explores the perspectives of the Aboriginal people of Kamay Botany Bay and the men aboard the HMB Endeavour upon their meeting in 1770. It will also help students to understand the history of Australia's Aboriginal peoples and why their stories of the past are equally important to hear. Note to Aboriginal ...

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Be on the Safe Side Year 9-10 The Arts (Drama)

This is a unit of work that uses the rail network to explore the characters, situations, viewpoints and actions that occur in this setting; there is a focus on how to behave safely on and around the rail network. Learning opportunities include scripting, performing and revising a drama performance as well exploration of ...

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Bear and Chook by the Sea

This learning object is designed around a series of videos with Lisa Shanahan, author, and Emma Quay, illustrator, including a reading experience of their collaborative work, Bear and Chook by the Sea. Taken as a whole, this sequence of lessons is a Stage 1 unit of work that results in students working in pairs to produce ...