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Drama and Theatre Studies A Level

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing

What will you be working towards?

Code 5956/011
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

An exciting, challenging and rewarding course that will stretch you as a theatre-maker and performer, it entails a combination of the practical and the academic. You will explore (and apply) the work of a number of practitioners from Stanislavski to Kneehigh, as well as see (and write on) a diverse range of shows. You�ll perform extracts from Shakespeare to Contemporary Theatre and do a Promenade Devised piece in a converted church. You�ll also work on virtual productions of Antigone and Our Country�s Good. Alumni have progressed to many of the top Drama Schools and Universities. You also get the chance to go to New York.

How will it be delivered?

As part of the New A Level, assessments for all components are �likely� to be in the second year. They will be a combination of internally and externally examined performance; written coursework; and a written examination.

Entry requirements

You will need at least GCSE English Language grade C/4 and Drama grade C/4 (if taken).

Your next steps...

This popular subject can prepare you for a specialist course at university or drama school. Past students are currently studying or have studied at Central School of Speech and Drama, East 15, Rose Bruford, Guildhall, the London Studio as well as a range of universities such as Cambridge, Royal Holloway, Kent, UEA, Manchester and Leeds.

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