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Drama and Theatre Studies AS/A Level at Brockhill Park Performing Arts College

Course description

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.

Course content

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.

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.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 30 November 2016
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