What is it like to be a Drama teacher?
Drama teachers educate secondary students in the curriculum area of drama and work in public and private schools. They teach students the theory and practical skills associated with theatre acting and show production which may include areas such as theatre history, costumes, directing, set design, and singing. Drama teachers may also be involved with running school theatre and musical productions.
Is it right for me?
Drama teachers have a passion for field including drama, music and the arts. As a drama teacher, you’ll use your artistic techniques to motivate students to use their creativity and self-expression in various forms.
- Well-developed communication skills
- Passion for teaching young people
- Creative and enthusiastic about the arts
To become a Drama teacher
To be able to become a Drama teacher, your study options will change based on your previous study experience or your preferred study pathway:
You may be able to put the credit you earned from your TAFE (VET) studies towards your degree. This may shorten the length of time you'll take to complete your degree. Take a look at our Credit Calculator to see.