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Drama & Theatre Studies – Advanced Level at Ashmole Academy

Course description

Students will learn how to use their knowledge and understanding
of theatrical forms to explore and perform plays. They will learn
how plays relate to the contexts in which they are created and
performed.
Students will also study the ways in which plays are interpreted by
different directors, designers, performers and audiences and will
need to acknowledge that drama and theatre texts have a range of
meanings.
A minimum of six plays will be studied. This will include an in-depth
study of a play from the point of view of a director, the research
into the production history of a second play and the undertaking of
the role of a performer or designer within the production process of
a third play.
They will also be asked to create an original play using the devising
process and use the appropriate theatrical terms and concepts in
describing their experiences.
Students will be given the opportunity to visit the theatre over
the two years of the course and see a wide variety of drama in
performance.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ashmole Academy directly.

Last updated date: 28 February 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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