3DRAT

Level 3 Drama - Performing Arts Technologies

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 v4
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 v4
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 v4
NZQA Info
Stage manage a production in an entertainment or event context
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 28006 v4
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 v4
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