Australian Plays Transform has drawn on its extensive collection to highlight the following scripts that are required or recommended for students studying senior Drama in Western Australia.

DRAMA - YEAR 11 Curriculum

The Western Australian Senior Drama Curriculum states:

Unit 1: Representational, realist drama

Drama forms and styles

TEXTS

There is no set text list for the Drama ATAR course in Year 11. A suggested text list is provided to assist teachers to choose texts of an appropriate pitch and theoretical focus for each unit. Teachers may nominate other texts to study with their students that address the theoretical focus and content of Unit 1 or Unit 2In this unit, students must study two additional script excerpts, not necessarily from the Set text list (see below). Each script excerpt should allow students exposure to different ideas and approaches to drama (SCSA, Drama, p. 3).

SUGGESTED TEXTS (from Year 12 list):

   

OTHER SUGGESTIONS FOR STUDYING REPRESENTATIONAL AND REALISTIC THEATRE 

 

UNIT 2: PRESENTATIONAL, NON-REALIST DRAMA

The Western Australian Senior Drama Curriculum states:

Students explore

SUGGESTED TEXTS (from Year 12 list)

         

 

Other suggestions – see Recommendations for Secondary Schools AND Australian Curriculum Cross curriculum recommended scripts

YEAR 12

UNIT 3: REINTERPRETATION OF DRAMA FOR CONTEMPORARY AUDIENCES

The Western Australian Senior Drama Curriculum states:

Drama forms and styles

SET TEXTS:

     

 

OTHER TEXTS

In Unit 3, students must study two additional script excerpts, not necessarily from the Set text list. Each script excerpt should allow students exposure to different ideas and approaches to drama. In the written examination, students may refer to these excerpts, but the focus of their answer must be on the set text studied in this unit.

Other suggestions – see Recommendations for Secondary Schools and Australian Curriculum Cross curriculum recommended scripts

YEAR 12 UNIT 4: CONTEMPORARY AND DEVISED DRAMA

Drama forms and styles

SET TEXTS

   

OTHER TEXTS

In this unit, students must study two additional script excerpts, not necessarily from the Set text list. Each script excerpt should allow students exposure to different ideas and approaches to drama. In the written examination, students may refer to these excerpts, but the focus of their answer must be on the set text studied in this unit.

Other suggestions – see Recommendations for Secondary Schools AND Australian Curriculum Cross curriculum recommended scripts