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Drama and Dance

ADA - Grade 9 Drama
This course emphasizes the active exploration of dramatic forms and techniques, using material from a wide range of authors, genres, and cultures. Students will construct, discuss, perform, and analyse drama, and then reflect on the experiences to develop an understanding of themselves, the art form, and the world around them.


ATC - Grade 10 Dance
Taught by Ms. Converset in room 309,  This course requires students to develop their dance skills and learn the theoretical basis for working with anatomical structure in executing dance movements. Student learning will include the processes that form the basis for creating dance; the historical development of dance; students own aesthetic appreciation of dance as they participate in dance class, rehearsals, and performances; and the specialized vocabulary of dance criticism.

ADA - Grade 10 Drama
This course emphasizes the active exploration of dramatic forms and techniques, using material from a wide range of authors, genres, and cultures. Students will construct, discuss, perform, and analyse drama, and then reflect on the experiences to develop an understanding of themselves, the art form, and the world around them.


ATC M - Grade 11 Dance
Taught by Ms. Converset in room 309, this course emphasizes the development of technical, composition, and presentation skills in one or more world dance forms. Students will acquire and refi ne dance skills; compose  and present increasingly complex dance works; interpret and evaluate a variety of dance presentations; and study the historical development of various dance forms and the function of dancein specific cultures.

ADA M - Grade 11 Drama
This course requires students to put together and perform dramatic presentations that deal with a variety of issues from the past and present. Students will analyse, interpret, and perform works of drama from various cultures, including Western plays from around 1900. Students will also do research on different acting styles and conventions for their presentations, create original works, and analyse the functions of playwright, director, actor, technician, and audience.


ATP - Grade 12 Performance Dance
This focus course in Performance Practice will provide students in both the University/College and Open destination courses with the opportunity to learn increasingly complex movement, presentation and performance skills. Movement theory and technique in the dance form(s) being studied will form the foundation for learning.

ATC - Grade 12 Dance
This course emphasizes the development of technical proficiency and the creation and presentation of complex compositions. Students will acquire increasingly difficult technical skills; assume leadership as dancers, choreographers, and production personnel; analyse and evaluate dance performances; and study historical and cultural aspects of dance, especially of dance in Canada.

ADA - Grade 12 Drama
This course requires students to experiment with forms and conventions in dramatic literature, and to create/adapt and present dramatic works. Students will do research on dramatic forms, conventions, themes, and theories of acting and directing from different historical periods, and apply their knowledge of these in analysing and interpreting dramatic literature, including Canadian works and works from various cultures in the late twentieth century. Students will also examine the signifi cance of dramatic arts in various cultures.