L1 Performing Arts Technologies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Rowe

Required Prior Learning

Entry is subject to HOD approval and dependent on a proven interest in Performing Arts/Design. This course is aimed at those students who are keen to explore predominantly backstage roles within the Performing Arts.

In Performing Arts Technologies students will study backstage roles within theatre. The design and manufacture of set, props, costume, make-up and lighting will be explored, also key backstage roles during a theatre performance (Stage Manager, Director, Front of House Manager) will be studied and undertaken.

Students will work on various projects including, the Show Quest competition at Baycourt Theatre.

The course is assessed to a range of Unit Standards. Students will be assessed for approximately 14 credits in total, with additional credits available for co-curricular activities.

Course Overview

Term 1
Theater Make-up
Front of House (optional)

Term 2
Costume Design
Create a Prop
Front of House (optional)

Term 3
Stage Lighting
Front of House (optional)

Term 4
Stage Lighting

Learning Areas:

Drama / Performing Arts Technologies / Dance

Assessment Procedures

L2 Performing Arts Technologies

Career Pathways

Artistic Director, Author, Fashion Designer, Media Producer, Lighting Technician