Musical theatre – drama

Secondary KLA:
Creative Arts
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10


Musical theatre: Drama

© State of New South Wales, Department of Education.

Discover the dramatic style of musical theatre through performance. Explore the origins and theatrical conventions and techniques of musical theatre as a performance style. Students will create a character performance based on a musical theatre piece.

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACADRM042) Plan, structure and rehearse drama, exploring ways to communicate and refine dramatic meaning for theatrical effect

(ACADRM050) Structure drama to engage an audience through manipulation of dramatic action, forms and performance styles and by using design elements

(ACADRR052) Evaluate how the elements of drama, forms and performance styles in devised and scripted drama convey meaning and aesthetic effect

(ACADRR045) Analyse how the elements of drama have been combined in devised and scripted drama to convey different forms, performance styles and dramatic meaning

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
learner, teacher
ScOT topics:
Drama (Arts), Acting, Music, Musical theatre
Analysis, Interactives, Practical activity, Roleplay
State of NSW, Department of Education
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Thursday, 15 October 2020

Resource ID: 81652840-b9ba-4986-b02e-61bc01070ab9