BTEC Performing Arts

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BTEC Performing Arts2018-12-11T11:18:29+00:00

Aim: Get a taste of what it’s like to be a professional actor across different styles.

Assessment: Internally assessed by your teacher.

During Component 1, you will watch and reproduce professional work, as well as explore:

  • Performance styles, creative intentions and purpose.
  • Performance roles, responsibilities and skills.
  • Performance techniques, approaches and processes.
  • How practitioners create and influence what’s performed.

Aim: Develop skills and techniques in acting.

Assessment: Internally assessed by your teacher.

During Component 2, you will:

  • Gain physical, interpretive, vocal and rehearsal skills during workshops and classes.
  • Apply technical, stylistic and interpretive skills in performance.
  • Reflect on your progress and use of skills in performance, as well as how you could improve.

Aim: Consider how actors adapt their skills for different contexts, and put this into practice in a performance.

Assessment: Externally assessed group performance based on a set brief.

During Component 3, you will:

  • Use the brief and what you’ve learned to come up with ideas for the performance.
  • Choose the skills and techniques you’ll need.
  • Build on your skills in classes, workshops and rehearsals.
  • Review the development process within an ideas and skills log.
  • Perform a piece lasting 10–15 minutes (which is timed) to the chosen target audience.
  • Reflect on the performance in an evaluation report.

Curriculum

Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
Focus: Genre/ Practitioner (Component One)
Brief Title: Exploring the Performing Arts
Mock Assessment
Focus: Script (Component Two)
Brief Title: Developing Skills and Techniques in the Performing Arts
Mock Assessment
Focus: Devising (Component Three)
Brief Title: Performing to a Brief
Mock Assessment
Students will:

  • Explore performance styles, creative intentions and purpose.
  • Develop understanding of roles, responsibilities and skills.
  • Gain understanding of how practitioners create and influence what is performed.
Students will:

  • Develop physical, interpretive, vocal and rehearsal skill.
  • Apply technical, stylistic and interpretive skills in a performance.
  • Reflect on progress and use of skills in performance.
Students will:

  • Use a brief and what they’ve learned to come up with ideas for a performance.
  • Choose the skills and techniques they’ve learned to create their own piece of theatre.
  • Perform the work to a target audience.
Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
Focus: Genre/ Practitioner (Component One)
Brief Title: Exploring the Performing ArtsAssessment worth 30%
Focus: Script
Brief Title: Developing Skills and Techniques in the Performing ArtsAssessment worth 30%
Students will:

  • Explore performance styles, creative intentions and purpose.
  • Develop understanding of roles, responsibilities and skills.
  • Gain understanding of how practitioners create and influence what is performed.
Students will:

  • Develop physical, interpretive, vocal and rehearsal skill.
  • Apply technical, stylistic and interpretive skills in a performance.
  • Reflect on progress and use of skills in performance.
Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
Focus: Devising (Component Three)
Brief Title: Performing to a BriefMock Assessment
Focus: Devising (Component Three)
Brief Title: Performing to a BriefAssessment worth 40%
HT6
Students will:

  • Use a brief and what they’ve learned to come up with ideas for a performance.
  • Choose the skills and techniques they’ve learned to create their own piece of theatre.
  • Perform the work to a target audience.
Students will:

  • Use a brief and what they’ve learned to come up with ideas for a performance.
  • Choose the skills and techniques they’ve learned to create their own piece of theatre.
  • Perform the work to a target audience.
HT6
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