Dramatic Arts is a vibrant part of college life. Students can be found rehearsing at school in the afternoons, evenings and even on weekends.
Frequently asked questions:
What will I do with Drama if I do not want to be an actor?
- Drama has one of the highest matric averages in the IEB and this means you are likely to achieve good results, which will provide you with much-needed points to get into university
- Drama teaches you skills that you can use in any business or career – the confidence to speak in front of a group or crowd of people, a voice that is resonant, excellent group-work skills and time management
- It will assist you in improving your results in other subjects that require language skills, speeches and essay writing such as English, History, Life Science and any of the arts
- Drama makes you more visible and involved in the life of the school, increasing opportunity for becoming a prefect, leader or recognised at a university level
What subjects does Dramatic Arts complement?
- Dramatic Arts complements any of the arts, History, English and any other subject, as it allows for a student to be well-rounded and it encourages creativity, critical thinking and confidence – both practically and theoretically
What career opportunities can Drama present?
- Business: All business degrees require skills that drama builds
- Law: Any Law degree
- Events and Project Management
- Writing: Journalism
- Psychology: Drama Therapy
- Sound and Engineering
- Design: Make-up/costume/set
- Computers: Graphic Design and Lighting
- Philosophy, Sociology or Political Science
- Arts Management
- Drama: Physical Theatre, Drama and Film