Investigating Practitioners work.
Learners investigate the work of performing arts practitioners and develop critical analysis skills and contextual understanding of how practitioners communicate themes in their work.
The unit is assessed externally through a 3 hour research based written task under controlled conditions.
Developing Skills and Techniques for live performance.
Learners explore technical performance skills with a focus on developing skills and techniques in at least two performance styles.
The unit is assessed internally through a portfolio including a written report, a practical performance and a logbook.
In the second year students can progress to study modules that begin to prepare students for higher education courses in this area and others.
Group performance workshop.
Learners explore and integrate creative skills and techniques, working collaboratively to create a performance in response to given stimulus.
The unit is assessed externally through 5 hour research and performance task created under controlled conditions and includes a group performance and a digital log.
Another optional unit will be studied in the second year from a choice including Acting Styles or Improvisation. The optional units are assessed internally by teachers at College.