Singing Skills for Actors and Dancers or Developing Movement Skills – 1/6 of total marks
Classical Theatre Performance – 1/6 of total marks
Performing to an Audience – 1/6 of total marks
Theatre for Children – 1/6 of total marks
Developing Physical Theatre – 1/6 of total marks
Site- Specific Performance – 1/6 of total marks
Singing Skills for Actors and Dancers
The aim of this unit is to enable learners whose primary performance discipline is acting or dance to develop their singing skills. Learners will be introduced to a range of different styles of singing and will rehearse and sing a number of different songs.
Developing Movement Skills
This unit is about the mechanics of movement. It deals with each component in detail with the emphasis on process rather than performance.
Classical Theatre Performance
This unit develops the techniques required to enable learners to deliver classical play-texts in performance. It deals with the historic background to the texts as well as the structure and style of heightened language.
Performing to an Audience
The aim of this unit is to give learners experience of performing a role as part of an ensemble presenting rehearsed work to a live audience in an appropriate vocational setting.
Theatre for Children
This unit allows learners to explore and develop material for children’s theatre, applying drama, dance and music skills in the creation of a suitable piece of theatre for a target age group.
Developing Physical Theatre
In this unit learners will gain an understanding of the skills and techniques of physical theatre, its key practitioners and styles and their role in contemporary performing arts.
The aim of this unit is to enable learners to make a performance piece in response to a particular location, building and/or environment. This unit focuses the application of devising, designing, performing, administrative and/or production skills on the creation of work for non-conventional performance spaces.