Acting

Learners optioning for Btec First Level 2 Performing Arts  will study the core units one, ‘Preparation, Planning and Performance’ and unit two, ‘Individual Showcase.’  A further option unit is then studied; unit 3 ‘Acting Skills.’  the course is highly practical in nature and aims to engage the learners in developing the acting skills and technics required to perform within a professional production.

Term 1, 2 & 3
Key Learning Objectives In year 11 learners consolidate their learning from year 10 by applying the Acting Skills developed in year 10 to live performance to an audience and through presentation of individual exam performance. Learners are required to learn and present two individual monologue pieces. these are externally assessed. Learners’ also work as a group to create their our performance event to include selecting venue, designing set and costume and performance of a role
Key Activities / Homework Learners will be set regular homework specific to the unit they are studying. This may be a practical or written based task. Learners may also be given specific assignment work to complete outside of lesson time.
Assessments Learners will be set regular homework specific to the unit they are studying. This may be a practical or written based task. Learners may also be given specific assignment work to complete outside of lesson time.
Suggest reading & support materials Learners will be directed by their teacher to specific support materials and suggested readings. There are also opportunities for further development in Acting in which learners can access specific electives and performance opportunities.