Welcome to DP Theatre
The IB Diploma Programme theatre course is a multifaceted theatre-making course of study. It gives you the opportunity to make theatre as creators, designers, directors and performers. It emphasizes the importance of working both individually and collaboratively as part of an ensemble. It offers the opportunity to engage actively in the creative process, transforming ideas into action as inquisitive and productive artists.
Through the study of theatre, you will become aware of your own personal and cultural perspectives, developing an appreciation of the diversity of theatre practices, their processes and their modes of presentation. It will enable you to discover and engage with different forms of theatre across time, place and culture.
This class is designed to develop appreciation for theatre while increasing an understanding of oneself and others.
Methods of Instruction
Participation, Performance, Projects, Class Lecture, and Class Discussion.
Course Major Focus
This course will focus on perfecting all the skills learned in MYP Drama and previous Theatre/Drama classes.
Performance (individual, group and pair), research on historical/cultural/socio-political theatre. Devising and realizing original works are the major focuses for IB Theatre Arts.
Core Areas of the Course
The theatre syllabus at SL and HL consists of three equal, interrelated areas:
You will be required to approach these areas from the perspectives of each of the following specialist theatre roles: