Nowra High School

Wisdom Through Knowledge

Telephone02 4421 4977


Students learn to collaborate in a process where they explore, shape and symbolically represent imagination, ideas, feelings, attitudes, beliefs and their circumstances. Students are given as many opportunities as possible to perform.

Drama for Stages 4 and 5

All students in year 8 study a semester of Drama where they learn about the conventions and techniques of Melodrama.

Year 9 and 10 Drama is a School Certificate course.

Drama for Stage 6

Preliminary and HSC courses

These courses are 2 unit courses which lead to an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR).

Additional drama activities

Our students can also take part in:

  • students' ensembles in Years 8 – 12
  • school musicals, plays and showcase specialist performances
  • South Coast Regional Drama Festival participation
  • excursions to live performances and theatrical events
  • organisation and participation in regional and state drama camps festivals
  • specialist workshop teachers visits.

Special features of our drama program

  • Strong links with community theatre, IPAC Theatre Wollongong, and use of a variety of theatre spaces.
  • Opportunities for students to participate in industry workshops both at school and at NIDA.
  • On-going commitment to the use of technology in production.

Related content