L2 Performing Arts Technologies

L2PART
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 16 credits in total, with additional credits available for co-curricular activities.


Course Overview

Term 1
Theater Make-up
Carry out a back stage role for a Production (optional)

Term 2
Costume Design
Create a Prop
Carry out a back stage role for a Production (optional)

Term 3
Stage Lighting
Carry out a back stage role for a Production (optional)

Term 4
Stage Lighting

Learning Areas:

Drama / Performing Arts Technologies / Dance


Assessment Procedures
Pathway

L3 Performing Arts Technologies

Career Pathways

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