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Performing Arts at Weston Favell Academy

Course content

The students study work on theatre including areas if study on: Director Venue Health and safety Lighting Staging Stage management Set/ Props /Costume Acting. Each fortnight/ month students will be set a project brief that they must consider. The students will plan the performance covering each of the elements listed above. They will decide on suitability for audience types, venue, budget restraints etc. They will produce the complete performance package. Producing work on topic areas such as: A performance for primary students about the dangers of fireworks A performance for teenagers about the dangers of smoking when pregnant A performance project for non English speaking visitors welcoming them to our town A performance piece to promote health and fitness to young people A performance piece to teach primary students about myths and legends Students produce a portfolio if evidence to show the knowledge, skills and understanding that they have required about theatre and the theatrical industry. This portfolio is worth 70% of the marks. Students then produce a performance piece with the brief set by the exam board and perform the work to a visiting examiner in an external performance.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Weston Favell Academy directly.

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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