12PFA

Year 12 Performing Arts

Course selection will be active from the 14th August 2020.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Hughes

Senior Performing Arts

This course is for those looking to focus mainly on live theatre performance. There is an emphasis on the practical study of performance to gain experience and understanding of theatre and dance. Teaching and learning is aimed at furthering skills and knowledge in dance technique, acting, composition, directing and performance skills with music performance and Pacific studies as an optional addition.

Focus of the course;

  • Group production- Musical Theatre and physical theatre
  • Performance focused
  • Drama and Dance with options in Pacific Studies and Music

Aims of the course:

  • To publicly show work
  • To allow for individually tailored courses to best suit students' ability and strength 
  • To show progression through to Performing Arts courses and further education
  • Collaboration between the Arts 

Skills in (the generic skills employers seek):

  • Teamwork and leadership
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Gathering and processing information
  • Problem solving
  • Organisational and time-management 
  • Lateral and critical thinking
  • Creativity
  • Self confidence and self motivation



Pathway

Bachelor of Theatre Studies at University of Waikato
Bachelor of Screen and Media Studies at University of Waikato
Bachelor of Performing Arts at Otago University
Bachelor of Performing Arts at University of Auckland
Bachelor of Dance Studies at University of Auckland
Performing Arts at the Institute of Canterbury
NZ Diploma in Dance- Commercial Dance at Whitireia NZ Institute of Creativity
NZ Diploma in PFA- Musical Theatre at Whitireia NZ Institute of Creativity
NZ Diploma in Drama at Whitireia NZ Institute of Creativity
Bachelor of Creativity Performing Arts at Whitireia NZ Institute of Creativity
NZ Certificate in Study and Career Preparation- Screen Arts, Acting and Technical Production at Unitec
Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts at Unitec
Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts- Contemporary Dance at Unitec
Careers options:
Professional Dancer, Professional Actor, Film maker, Arts Administration, Production Designer, Curator, Dance and Performing Artist, Performing Arts Manager, Service Designer, Director, Presenter, Experience Designer, Theatre deviser/ creator

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 40 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 40 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91207 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 2.3 - Perform an ethnic or social dance to communicate understanding of the style

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91208 v3
NZQA Info
Dance 2.4 - Perform a theatre dance to communicate understanding of the dance

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91209 v3
NZQA Info
Dance 2.5 - Perform a repertoire of dance

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91213 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.1 - Apply drama techniques in a scripted context

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91214 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.2 - Devise and perform a drama to realise an intention

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91216 v4
NZQA Info
Drama 2.4 - Use complex performance skills associated with a drama or theatre form or period

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91218 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.6 - Perform a substantial acting role in a scripted production

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91221 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.9 - Direct a scene for drama performance

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91272 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 2.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing a substantial piece of music as a member of a group

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 40
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 22
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 17
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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