BTEC Tech Award in Performing Arts – Level 1/Level 2
The BTEC Dance course has been a really successful option for past Thorns Collegiate Academy students with the department achieving exceptional grades. It offers a scheme of continuous assessments throughout the two years and consists of three core units which are listed below;
Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts
You will develop your knowledge and understanding of a range of performance styles within Performing Arts; examining practitioners’ work and in the processes used to create performance.
Component 2: Developing Skills and Techniques in the Performing Arts
You will develop your Performing Arts skills and techniques, exploring a range of different dance styles including Contemporary and Jazz. You will look at existing professional dance works and will reproduce the dance repertoire.
Component 3: Performing to a Brief
You will be given the opportunity to work as part of a group to develop your ideas and create a workshop performance in response to a given brief and stimulus.