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BTEC/RSL - Performing Arts

 

TRANSITION TASKS

THERE ARE A LOT OF GREAT PERFORMANCES ONLINE CURRENTLY. THE MORE EXPOSURE YOU HAVE TO LIVE THEATRE, THE BETTER EQUIPPED YOU WILL BE TO CREATE WORK AND UNDERSTAND THEATRE.

National theatre Live is streaming a full performance every Thursday

https://www.youtube.com/user/ntdiscovertheatre

Andrew Lloyd Webber is streaming a full musical every Friday at 7pm

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdmPjhKMaXNNeCr1FjuMvag/videos

Watch Scott Graham’s workshop on physical theatre.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUqZPfGIX6U

What skills can you take from the video? How could you use these within performances?

 

THESE ARE THE UNIT YOU WILL BE STUDYING WITHIN EITHER THE DIPLOMA OR EXTENDED DIPLOMA :

Planning for career in PA

Looking at job roles in the performing arts and how these are marketed. Considering a role in the industry? There is so much more than just performers.

Drama in the Community

Creating a practical performance through workshop rehearsals and exercises involving your local community.

Masks and Puppets

Explore making masks and puppets through practical work and develop a performance using the discipline.

Theatre in Education

Create performances aimed at a target audience designed to educate and inform.

Theatre Spaces and Audiences

Identify and understand the demands of different types of staging and create practical work focused around the different staging.

Comedy in Performance

Explore the techniques used in comedy and perform extracts that fit the genre.

Performance Preparation

External unit designed to help you to understand the process of putting on a performance from scratch.

Approach to acting

Looking practically at the work of performance practitioners, all actors can be influenced and develop ideas from professionals.

Acting for camera

Acting for a camera is a different skill than a stage. You will learn the tricks and skills needed to perform on the TV or in films.

Audition techniques

Developing voice and movement skills ready for auditions.

Final Production

This is an external unit. Devise a performance based on a stimulus.

Elizabethan or Jacobian Theatre

Focus on theatre from the Elizabethan or Jacobian and understand the way the scripts are constructed and how you should perform them.

Physical Theatre

Using some of the leading physical theatre companies work as well as devised work, create a performance within the style.

https://www.rslawards.com/vocational/