L1 Performing Arts Technologies

L1PART
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Rowe

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

Pathway

L2 Performing Arts Technologies

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.


Course Credit Information

This course is eligible for Course Endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 26686 v4 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of simple stage lighting for a performance context
1
I
4
U.S. 26688 v4 Demonstrate knowledge and techniques of make-up application for a performance context
1
I
4
U.S. 26689 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of costuming for a performance context
1
I
3
U.S. 26690 v4 Construct item(s) to meet production needs for a performance context from a given brief
1
I
3
U.S. 26691 v4 Assist in a performing arts production by undertaking a specified production role
1
I
2
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.