Theatre Craft, Grade 1

29-09-2018 17:41

In Grade 1-3 candidates demonstrate an increasing vocabulary of movement in the chosen discipline. An understanding of the technique is reflected in the ability to co-ordinate simple movements to produce combnations of steps and quality of movement, ie: precision and control within the range of their own physical capacity. Candidates communicate an increasing confidence in performance. They are able to interpret music and display a developing sensitivity to musical content and style. Candidates' performances show a developing spatial awareness, an ability to work with others and a responsiveness to an audience.

The Examiner's mark is indicated as Unsuccessful (0-64), Pass (65-74), Merit (75-84) or Distinction (85-100). With a Pass, the candidate has an understanding of the syllabus requirements with adequate demonstration (technique), shows some awareness of timing and rhythm (musicality) and attains a basic sense of presentation (performance). With a Merit, the candidate has an understanding of the syllabus requirement with competent to good demonstration (technique), maintains awareness of timing and rhythm and may respond to the mood and changes of the music (musicality) and shows development of expression through movement and may show ability to project the performance to an audience (performance). With a Distinction, the candidate shows a very good / excellent understanding of the syllabus requirements with a very good demonstration (technique), maintains a very good / excellent rhythm and timing, and responds well to the dynamics of the music (musicality), and shows confidence in performance and presentation (performance).

PIN (year) Overall mark (100) Technique (60) Musicality (20) Performance (20) Comments
CDS172 (2019) Merit (75) 43 16 16 Showed an enthusiastic approach to the work. Continue to add detail and correctly form all your lines.
CBX943 (2018) Merit (75) 45 15 16

Tried hard throughout. Aim now to fully finish steps and exercises to neaten more. Care needed at times with timing of set work. Dance happy presentation.

CDS292 (2019) Merit (75) 45 15 16

Very good try. Keep working now to fully finish lines to neaten your exercises. Always listen carefully to the music. Dance lovely presentation. Good girl.

CDS169 (2019) Merit (77) 44 17 16 Danced with obvious enjoment for the subject. Continue to strengthen and detail all your lines now.
CBX944 (2018) Merit (78) 47 15 16

A confident approach to set exercises. Try now to neaten and fully finish lines. At times timing needed care. Dance good style developing.