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Drama

At Georgian Bay District Secondary School, we have opportunities for every student regardless of previous theatrical experience experience! We offer a range of drama courses which offer daily hands on learning experiences, and always culminate with a public class play. Break a leg!


​Dramatic Arts Courses

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ADA 1O - Grade 9 Drama

This course provides opportunities for students to explore dramatic forms and techniques, using material from a wide range of sources and cultures. Students will use the elements of drama to examine situations and issues that are relevant to their lives. Student will create, perform, and analyse drama, and then reflect on the experiences to develop and understanding of themselves, the art form, and the world around them. 

Prerequisites: None

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ADA 2O - Grade 10 Drama

This course provides opportunities for students to explore dramatic forms, conventions and techniques. Students will explore a variety of dramatic sources from various cultures and representing a range of genres. Students will use the elements of drama in creating and communicationg through dramatic works. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creative and collaborative processes and will reflect on their experiences. 


Prerequisites: None


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ADA 3M - Grade 11 Drama

This course requires students to create and perform in dramatic presentations. Students will analyse, interpret, and perform dramatic works from various cultures and time periods. Students will research various acting styles and conventions that could be used in their presentations, and analyse the functions of playwrights, directors, actors, designers, technicians, and audiences.

Prerequisites: ADA 1O and/or ADA 2O


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ADA 4M - Grade 12 Drama

This course requires students to experiment individually and collaboratively with forms and conventions of both drama and theatre from various cultures and time periods. Students will interpret dramatic literature and other texts and media sources while learning about various theories of directing and acting. Students will examine the significance of dramatic arts in various cultures, and will analyse how the knowledge and skills developed in drama are related to their personal skills, social awareness, and goals beyond secondary school.  


Prerequisites: ADA3M


​Technical Theatre Courses


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ADD 3M - Grade 11 Technical Theatre Production

This course introduces students to concepts of technical theatre production. Students will engage in hands-on learning in backstage technical competencies in areas such as set, props, costumes, lighting, sound and stage management. 

Prerequisites: ADA 1O and/or ADA 2O



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ADD 4M - Grade 12 Technical Theatre Production

Students will engage in hands-on learning in backstage technical competencies with focus beyond operation into design in areas such as set, props, costumes, lighting, sound and stage management. 

Prerequisites: ADA 3M and/or ADD 3M