L3 Performing Arts Technologies

L3PART
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, and make-up will be explored. The key backstage role of Stage Manager may be studied and undertaken. This is an optional component.

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 18 credits in total, with additional credits available for co-curricular activities. Credits gained in this course align to one or more National Qualification.


Course Overview

Term 1
Theater Make-up
Stage Manage a Production (optional)

Term 2
Design Costumes
Stage Manage a Production (optional)

Term 3
Design a Set
Stage Manage a Production (optional)

Term 4
Design a Set

Learning Areas:

Drama / Performing Arts Technologies / Dance


Assessment Procedures
Career Pathways

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