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Drama teacher

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:


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