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ACADRR046

Identify and connect specific features and purposes of drama from contemporary and past times to explore viewpoints and enrich their drama making, starting with drama in Australia and including drama of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Elaborations

  • identifying the social, historical and cultural contexts of the forms and styles represented in their drama (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Intercultural Understanding)
  • locating and exploring specific examples of contemporary Australian, Asian and other world drama (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)
  • describing the role of drama in different cultures and using this information when they plan their own drama (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)
  • Considering viewpoints - contexts: For example - What is the cultural context in which the drama was developed, or in which it is viewed, and what does it signify? How does this drama relate to its social context and that of its makers and audiences? What are the appropriate protocols for viewing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander drama and other culturally specific performance? What historical forces and influences are evident in the drama? How does this style of drama vary from those seen in other traditions and other parts of the world? (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)

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