PERF06109 2019 Studio Skills 1 for Performing Arts

General Details

Full Title
Studio Skills 1 for Performing Arts
Transcript Title
Studio Skills 1 for Performing
80 %
Subject Area
PERF - 0215 Performing Arts
YADA - Yeats Academy Art Dsgn & Arch
06 - Level 6
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Tom Weir, Una Mannion, Rhona Trench, Niall Rea, Vanya Lambrecht, Katarina Rozvadska
Programme Membership
SG_APERF_H08 201900 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Performing Arts SG_APERA_B07 201900 Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts (Acting) SG_APERT_B07 201900 Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts (Theatre Design) SG_ADESI_H08 202500 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Design for Stage and Screen

The students are introduced to basic arts, craft, model making, and simple technical drawing tools with the use of scale. They are guided through the process of building a model box that reflects the performance space which will include textures and colours, and to develop an awareness of the performer's relationship to the theatre space. Preliminary skills in drawing, collage and colour application are introduced that will nurture their visual response.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;


Have preliminary model making skills and techniques and will be familiar with tools necessary in the theatre design process


Demonstrate an understanding of the use of scale in two and three dimensional forms in design for theatre.


Be familiar with materials and media used in creating design imagery, e.g. colour theory and paint equipment etc. 


Have an awareness of health and safety issues around the use of specialised materials and equipment.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Students will learn through workshops and one-to-one demonstrations.

Module Assessment Strategies

Continuous assessments in relation to the process involved in set design in first year. Project and logbook assessment

Repeat Assessments

Repeat project

Indicative Syllabus

model making: introduction to materials, tools and skills, scale, the figure,  paints, including Heath and safety

technical drawing: materials, scale, measurement, ground-plans, elevations

Visual: drawing skills, life drawing, different materials, colour application, colour theory, collage.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Project Coursework Assessment Assessment 100 % Week 15 1,2,3,4

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Practical / Laboratory Studio Practical 02 Weekly 2.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources


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