WELCOME TO PERFORMING ARTS ...
Year 11/13 Drama Production – Helen by Euripides
Photos are now posted on Common Resources.
National Youth Drama School
Congratuations to these four students who represented Marist College this Easter at the annual National Youth Drama School in Napier: Samara Autagavaia, Jessica Choy, Ivy Hunter and Maiya Thompson.
Stage Challenge 2012 - Theme: Environmental Degradation
Rehearsals are under way for the cast of Stage Challenge who will perform in Aotea Centre on Friday. June 29th. Lettters, contracts and invoices have been posted with Stage Challenge participation due before the end of term 1 for the Dance and Drama groups.
- Jazz led by Phoebe Jeurissen with assistance from Gavinells Mehrotra and Grace Murray rehearse on Wednesday after-school at the Baptist Jubilee Hall.
- Hip-hop led by Hannah Watson, with Alesha Pulevaka as co-leader, rehearse on Mondays after school at the Baptist Jubilee Hall
- Contemporary, led by Hannah Fouhy with Emma Stewart as Co-leader, rehearse on Mondays after school in the Dance Room.
- Lyrical led by Kristin Wilson with support from Giulia Romano, rehearse on Wednesday after school in the Dance Room.
All the groups, including Drama will be working together on Saturday afternoons from 2.30-4.30pm in the Baptist Hall from Week 3, May 12th. The technical team for set. make-up amnd costumes will be finalised at the beginning of term 2.
Year 13 Performing Arts Technology students are presently working on creating designs for the Stage Challenge theme.
Yr 13 and Yr 11 Drama both explored the conventions of Greek Theatre through performing Helen by Euripides in term 1.
Year 13 Drama is now devising character based scenes inspired by people they know, not associated with Marist College
Year 11 Drama is exploring scenes from New Zealand plays, assessed for dram,a techniques.
Year 12 Drama has explored Brechtian Epic Theatre in term 1 as inspiration for devised group work on Dawn Raids and Poverty in New Zealand. They are now working on applying Stanislavski scriipt interpretation techniques to open scripts.
Year 10 Drama are now working on the the topic opf Parikaka, devising class presentations.
Years 7 - 9 Drama classes are assessed for working in role and journal work. Year 7 are exploring the theme of Children in War-time; Year 8 -myths of Sun and Fire; Year 9 - human rights stories: Harriet Tubman and Parihaka.