Performing arts

Key Stage 4

Level 2 BTEC Tech Award in Performing Arts (Acting).

Why choose to study this course?

  • To develop your communication skills, confidence, self-awareness, performance and analytical skills through personal reflection and self-evaluation throughout the course.
  • Provides you with a “toolkit” of invaluable transferrable skills which will:
  • Prepare learners for entry into higher education through a range a subjects.
  • Prepare learners to enter employment or apprenticeships, or to move onto higher education by studying a degree in the Performing or Production Arts areas.

Unit to be studied:

Component 1: Exploring The Performing Arts (Internally assessed)

You will study professional practioners and explore the interrelationships of existing performance material.

  • Broaden understanding of performance work and influences.
  • Explore a range of performances and performance styles.
  • Observe existing repertoire.

Component 2: Developing Skills & Techniques in Performing Arts (Internally assessed)

You will apply skills and techniques in rehearsal and performance whilst reviewing your own development.

  • Produce and interpret performance work, communicate intentions to an audience.
  • Develop performance skills and techniques.
  • Participate in workshops developing technical, practical and interpretative skills through rehearsal and performance process.
  • Work from existing repertoire to reproduce the work.
  • Review own progress and consider improvements.

Component 3: Performing To A Brief (Externally assessed)

Work as part of a group to create a workshop performance in response to a given brief.

  • Consider target audience and start creative process using a given stimulus.
  • Develop ideas and apply skills to communicate creative intentions to audience.

How will it be assessed?

Students will be assessed through videoed rehearsal and performance work with an accompanying portfolio/video blog for each unit to meet the assessment criteria of a Level 2 Pass, Merit or Distinction.

Skills developed/explored:

  • Vocal
  • Physical
  • Characterisation
  • Interpretation
  • Communicating ideas through performance
  • Focus
  • Working effectively with others
  • Self-discipline
  • Communication
  • Creative skills
  • Organisational skills

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Music – Y7 & 8 Concept Map – KS3 Music DEE 113.14 KB 31 downloads

Curriculum concept map or supporting file for Performing Arts and Music – Year 7, Year 8

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Music – Y9 Concept Map – GCSE Music MJC 111.26 KB 16 downloads

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