Mr Thomas Newman: firstname.lastname@example.org
On this course, you will see many live drama productions in a wide variety of theatrical styles. This will help inform your own practical creativity in the productions your devise and perform. You will also research the relationship between theory and practice and gain many invaluable skills in understanding how meaning is communicated to an audience through choices of form, style and convention.
Exams: 40% written exam at the end of Y13
Practical exams in performing an extract and also in devising theatre make up 60% and are supported by written notebooks and reflective reports.
Exam Board: AQA
A*-B 19% | A*-C 63% | A-E 100%
A minimum of a grade 4 in GCSE Drama if studied or Grade 4 in English
Students of Drama and Theatre develop skills that are not just essential for drama but applicable to a wide range of higher education subjects and in the workplace. Whatever the future holds, students of AS and A-level Drama and Theatre emerge with a toolkit of transferable skills preparing them for their next steps. Careers include:
Business Leadership & Management
Costume & Fashion Design
Community Theatre & Education Outreach
Lighting & Sound Design or installation
Trips, Industry link and work experience offered
Drama schools and courses.
National Theatre summer schools
Regional theatres from Oxford to Cardiff and Bristol to Birmingham.
Les Enfants Terribles.