Year 10 Drama have been getting creative with their Eastern Theatre Style Maori Myths or Bible Stories. Shown left is a version of Noah’s Ark using the anti-realist, stylised and abstract techniques explored in this unit.
Some useful self-reflection was gained with students using the online form, asking them to consider their collaborative skills. Finally, to finish it all up, the students then have to self-assess their performance.
The second NCEA performances for this year were held on the 9th September. This involved those students who specialise in Music Performance as a subject. Our results continue to be of an extremely high level in these performances. Music from several genres is performed from Classical and Jazz, to Rock. Unfortunately, the annual Performing Arts show re-scheduled for October 21st, had to be cancelled due to ongoing COVID restrictions.
Zoe Sherlock and India Mahy competed in the Tauranga Opera Forum Scholarship competition held on the 6th September 2020.
India Mahy was awarded the Encouragement Award in 3rd place.
Zoe wants to tell stories and touch people emotionally through song – and especially wants to master the art of opera.
Abby wishes to gain a university singing degree and become a well-known performer.
India loves being on stage and would like to include musical theatre as well as song writing.