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Drama and Theatre Studies A Level at Gordano School

Course description

Your course is made up of 3 components, practical coursework, a performance to a visiting examiner and a final written exam. In the coursework component, you will work practically as a group to devise a performance piece based one either a
stimulus or an existing text. This performance will be supported by a written portfolio.
In the performance to a visiting examiner, you will work practically as a group to perform a key extract from a play and perform either a monologue or a duologue from another play.
In the final written exam, you will have a section focusing on a live theatre performance you have seen and a section on how you would bring part of a set text play to life on the stage as either a performer or a designer; you will also have a final section on how you would interpret a different set text as a director.

Entry requirements

It is important that you are interested in gaining a greater understanding of how theatre and plays work and that you are keen to be involved with performances.

Future opportunities

This AS and Advanced GCE can lead to further study in Drama, Theatre Studies and Performing Arts in Higher Education at degree or HND level. It can be used as part of your course to broaden your studies and may lead on to a career in the performing arts industries.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Gordano School directly.

Last updated date: 23 January 2017

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