3DRAT

Level 3 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 TWO substantial Performing Arts Technology units from the following possibilities:

  • Set design 
  • Costume design
  • Make-up design and application
  • Lighting Design
  • Sound production and management
  • Stage management

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. 
  • Creative design.
  • Social, political, religious, geographical influences within the historical setting of the plays and scenes students design for.
  • Close reading skills.
  • Workplace safety.
  • Collaborative group skills.
  • Practical theatre production.
  • Organisational skills.
  • On the job experience outside of school.
  • Individual and collective responsibility.

  • Self discipline.

  • Technical Production.


Resources Required

2 x large design drawing books
Ruler, pencils

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 27 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 27 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 28003 v3
NZQA Info
Research, develop and apply a stage lighting design concept for a given work
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 28004 v3
NZQA Info
Research, develop, visually communicate and apply a make-up design concept for a given work
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 28005 v3
NZQA Info
Stage manage a production
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 28006 v3
NZQA Info
Research, develop and visually communicate a set design concept for a given work
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 28008 v3
NZQA Info
Apply set construction skills to meet a set design concept for a given work
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 27
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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