Studying Drama at ABHS offers students the opportunity to develop their creative flair and confidence through performances, excursions, workshops and cross curricular opportunities.
Students with particular interests, talent or previous experience in the areas of acting, costume design, set design, stage management and promotion are encouraged to participate in the school’s annual productions such as MAD Night, local schools Theatresports competition, Stage 5 Performing Arts Showcase, workshops and Open Night.
Asquith Boys High School offers scholarships across the Creative and Performing Arts and interested students are encouraged to apply. Please see Scholarship opportunities on the schools website.
Drama is mandatory for all Year 7 classes. Students study a variety of topics with a focus on establishing strong dramatic skills and an appreciation of script writing.
Drama is an elective subject in Year 8 and students develop their confidence as an actor and an emphasis is place on developing their improvisation skills and working in groups.
The elective composite Year 9/10 Drama class seeks to develop further their improvisation skills, study the history of drama through the ages, physical theatre and playbuilding. Students will rehearse and perform at the schools annual Music and Drama (MAD) Night.
Throughout the Preliminary and HSC course, students develop skills, culminating in performing a Group Performance, Individual Project and HSC written exam.