PA1000 - Performing Arts - NCEA Levels 1–3

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What is Performing Arts?

Performing Arts explores challenges and celebrates practical expressions of self and culture. Ākonga have the opportunity to develop their practical performing arts skills, which can foster their creative and critical abilities as well as enjoyment of performance.

What this course involves

This programme offers opportunities in solo and group dance performance with the additional possibility of group music performance.

A range of Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 standards is offered.

The assessment focus is on individual performance, captured with quality video recording within solo or group contexts.

Delivery Modes

Recommended prior learning

At least two years or more experience is required in one or more of dance, Māori performing arts or music for the Level 1 standards. It is recommended that ākonga have at least three years or more experience at Levels 2 and 3.

National qualifications available in this course

Standard Description Version Credits Assessment L1 Lit/Num UE Lit/Num Vocational Pathways
90002 Perform dance sequences 6 6 Internal
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
90859 Demonstrate ensemble skills in a dance 3 4 Internal
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
91091 Demonstrate ensemble skills through performing a piece of music as a member of a group 3 4 Internal
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
91207 Perform an ethnic or social dance to communicate understanding of the style 2 4 Internal
SCrCreative Industries sector-related standard
91208 Perform a theatre dance to communicate understanding of the dance 3 4 Internal
SCrCreative Industries sector-related standard
91209 Perform a repertoire of dance 3 6 Internal
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
91272 Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing a substantial piece of music as a member of a group 2 4 Internal
SCrCreative Industries sector-related standard
91590 Perform a solo or duet dance 2 4 Internal
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
91591 Perform a group dance 2 4 Internal
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
91592 Perform a repertoire of contrasting dances 2 6 Internal
CrCreative Industries recommended standard