Drama and Theatre Studies A Level

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing

What will you be working towards?

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Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

This exciting course will provide students with the opportunity to develop their performance knowledge and a deeper understanding of the theatre through theoretical exploration. Students can decide to take on either a performers role or a technical role throughout the course. This is a fantastic opportunity for students to experiment and decide whether they like to be on the stage or taking on a backstage role.

Over the two year course students will explore and experiment with a variety of practitioners, devise their own work with influences from professional companies and analyse set texts from a directors point of view. Each component is described in more detail below.

Details

Year 1:
Practitioners in Performance **
Exploring/ Analysing texts

Year 2:
Exploring and performing texts **
Deconstructing Texts for performance

* *Students who take AS level Drama and Theatre studies will complete these units only. Practitioners in Practice they will only apply a practitioner to a scripted extract with supported written element. * *

A-Level Students will be required to complete all components. Any student considering the course must be aware of the significant written work required and independent reading of set-texts. Plus they will need to apply out of school time to ensure vital rehearsal time is used.

How will it be delivered?

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Entry requirements

To apply for this course students must have achieved a B grade in English, a C grade in Maths and a B grade in GCSE Drama. Any non-Brockhill students will need to audition for a place on this course due to the demands it requires and for staff to see current progress.

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