13PFA

Year 13 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: 45 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 41 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91418 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing two substantial pieces of music as a member of a group

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91512 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 3.1 - Interpret scripted text to integrate drama techniques in performance

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91513 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 3.2 - Devise and perform a drama to realise a concept

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91515 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 3.4 - Select and use complex performance skills associated with a drama form or period

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91517 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 3.6 - Perform a substantial acting role in a significant production

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91518 v3
NZQA Info
Drama 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of live drama performance

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91520 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 3.9 - Direct a drama performance

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91590 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 3.3 - Perform a solo or duet dance

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91591 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 3.4 - Perform a group dance

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91592 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 3.5 - Perform a repertoire of contrasting dances

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 45
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 27
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 22
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 45

This course is University approved and will allow you to meet the requirements for University Entrance.

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