L2 Performing Arts Technologies

L2PART
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 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

Pathway

L3 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. 27699 v3 Research and design a costume for a specified performance context
2
I
4
U.S. 27700 v4 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of stage lighting design and process for a performance context
2
I
4
U.S. 27701 v4 Demonstrate knowledge and skills of make-up design and application for a specified character
2
I
4
U.S. 27702 v4 Take responsibility for a production area of a performance
2
I
4
U.S. 27704 v4 Design and construct item(s) to meet production needs for a performance context
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.