Navigating Drama Years 9-10 PDF Textbook by Richard Baines, Mike O'Brien


Navigating Drama Years 9-10 PDF Textbook by Richard Baines, Mike O'Brien

Navigating Drama is designed for all students studying Drama in Years 9 and 10. The form and content of the teaching programs included reflects the aims and outcomes of the new NSW Board of Studies Drama 7-10 elective course, though it could be used for syllabuses nationwide. The core area of playbuilding is supplemented with an in-depth and integrated study of key dramatic contexts to help students navigate their path through making, performing and appreciating drama. There are in-depth study of Commedia dell'arte and mask work, Melodrama and Australian Melodrama, Australian drama, playwrighting, how to write you own scripts and a comprehensive guide to analyzing, choosing, rehearsing and performing ccripted drama scenes.

About the Author

Richard Baines has taught drama in schools throughout Australia, and in Kenya and England. He has written and directed plays for school presentation. He is the co-author of the drama text 'Enter the Players' and 'Exits and Entrances', as well as a variety of English text books. Mike O'Brien began teaching drama in secondary schools in 1991 after a career in the theatre spanning fifteen years. He has worked as an actor in stage, television and film, and has directed numerous productions for professional theatre companies. He was resident director at Sydney's Ensemble Theatre for four years.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info


Online resource
Interest Age: From 13


Richard Baines, Mike O'Brien
More books by Richard Baines, Mike O'Brien


Publication date

2nd December 2014



Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

Lovereading 4 schools