Drama NSW Podcast
Verbatim Theatre - Studies in Drama and Theatre

Verbatim Theatre - Studies in Drama and Theatre

May 28, 2020

In this episode we talk to Daniel Kavanagh about the option of Verbatim Theatre for Studies in Drama and Theatre. He explains how to unpack the rubric, how to balance the original performance and the texts and why Verbatim is such a great topic area. 

Re-imagining and Re-structuring the GP

Re-imagining and Re-structuring the GP

May 2, 2020

This episode explores how to create Group Performances with HSC students in the current COVID-19 environment. Sonia interviews Jane Simmons and Jo George who are both experienced teachers and markers of the GP and have suggestions as to how to work with online or in person scenarios for the GP.

The HSC Drama Written exam

The HSC Drama Written exam

April 24, 2020

This episode looks at why the written examination in Drama is important, how to write for this exam and what the marking of it looks like. Dianne McDonald joins Sonia as they explore some of the key questions that students and teachers have about the written component.

NESA Guidelines with John Montgomery

NESA Guidelines with John Montgomery

April 8, 2020

Since changes have occurred to the HSC and teaching with COVID-19 NESA (NSW Education Standards Authority) have released some decisions and guidelines in relation to Drama and the HSC. Today we discuss these guidelines with the Curriculum Inspector the Arts John Montgomery. 

Improv at home and online

Improv at home and online

April 1, 2020

In this episode Clare Cavanagh speaks about the importance of keeping up improvisation skills. She offers some activities to do at home alone and some group improvisation to do online or on the phone.

We have a podcast!

We have a podcast!

March 21, 2020

Welcome to a brand new podcast from Drama NSW.

This podcast will be for teachers, students, practitioners and anyone interested in Drama. We will have interviews from industry, educators and past students and we will be focusing on key areas of the NSW Drama curriculum as well as the broader Drama world.

 

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