Performing Arts

Performing Arts Term 2 Overview

The focus for term 2 is about the development of the role each student will undertake in the upcoming whole school production at the end of term 3.

Term 2 is a big term in which the majority of skill development will occur. In conjunction with this, the students will also be involved in other aspects of stage production such as; marketing, historical research, advertising, choreography, set design, ticket design, costuming, prop construction, writing lyrics, composing music and writing scripts.

Students in all levels can nominate what kind of a role they would like to play in the production and they will then work on the necessary skills to be ready to perform. Roles such as dancers, singers, musicians and actors.

Threaded throughout the term will be all aspects of the Performing Arts curriculum but the major focus will be on Music and Drama.

The Preps will be looking at glockenspiels in Music and voice projection and emotion in Drama.

Year 1 and 2 students will be learning ukulele in Music and stage presence and positioning in Drama.

Students in year 3 and 4 will be working on piano and keyboard in Music and characterisation in Drama.

Year 5 and 6 students will be looking at composition and lyrics in Music and will be working on script writing and marketing a production in Drama/Media.

All in all, it’s set to be a big term!!

Jo Court

Performing Arts Teacher