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Students pursuing the Associate of Arts in Performing Arts with a Drama Concentration are expected to “understand the elements of play construction and the development of Caribbean theatre as a consequence of historical moments in the Caribbean;” (CAPE Performing Arts Syllabus, 2014) demonstrate the ability to discuss the development of Caribbean drama; explain the characteristics of drama of different periods and analyse scripts; and critique productions. This programme prepares students for careers or further study in film and theatre.
Demonstrate the ability to evaluate and make judgments about aesthetic quality; to critique performances from multiple perspectives.
Develop an understanding of the spiritual, moral, ethical, social, and cultural issues linked with the performing arts.
Demonstrate effective communication skills, intellectual discipline, imaginative thinking, and effective time management in managing the process involved in realising an idea.
Produce and communicate clear and effective arguments and ideas formed independently.
Demonstrate the ability to utilise appropriate technology in discussing their discipline.
Demonstrate an understanding of the terms and forms of their chosen concentration through studying the elements, structures, and characteristics of each particular art form.
Communicate effectively in written and oral form in business situations using accounting reports.
Performing Arts - Music (Associate)