2DRAT

Level 2 Drama - Performing Arts Technologies

Course selection will be active in August.

Course Description

This full year course will offer students the opportunity to select at least THREE substantial Performing Arts Technology units from the following possibilities:

  • Design a set item (Level 2)
  • Design and construct a stage prop (Level 2)
  • Make-up design and application (Level 2)
  • Costume design (Level 2)
  • Lighting Design (Level 2)
  • Assistant Stage Management (Level 2)
  • Set construction skills (Level 3)

In conjunction with these, all students will also be required to take a third unit involving the learning and use of Set Construction skills. 

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Visual communication skills.
  • The study of a range of plays and playwrights.Close study of a stage play. 
  • Close reading skills.
  • Social, political, religious, geographical influences within the historical setting of the plays and scenes students design for.
  • Collaborative group skills.
  • Workplace safety.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Practical theatre production.
  • Decision making skills. 
  • On the job experience outside of school.
  • Individual and collective responsibility.

  • Self discipline.

  • Technical Production literacy.

  • Critical thinking.


Resources Required

1 x large design drawing books
Ruler, pencils

Credit Information

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

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 27699 v3
NZQA Info
Research and design a costume for a specified performance context
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 27700 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of stage lighting design and process for a performance context
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 27701 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge and skills of make-up design and application for a specified character
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 27702 v4
NZQA Info
Take responsibility for a production area of a performance
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 27704 v4
NZQA Info
Design and construct item(s) to meet production needs for a performance context
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: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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