Level 3 Drama - Performing Arts Technologies

3DRAT
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

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.



Year Levels/Departments:

Drama, Seniors



Resources Required

2 x large design drawing books
Ruler, pencils