AS / A Level - Drama & Theatre Studies at Blackpool Sixth Form College
Take A Level Theatre Studies at Blackpool Sixth and you will learn how to act, direct and design for the stage. The course is a mixture of practical and theoretical study, based on studying a set play, reviewing live theatre and developing your own performance for a live audience.
AS Drama & Theatre Studies Year includes:
- Study of one set text from the point of view of actor, director, designer
- Performance of play as part of a group of actors
- Critical review of live theatre
A2 Drama & Theatre Studies Year includes:
- Study of two set texts from point of view of actor, director, designer
- Performance of a group devised project
Grade B in English at GCSE strongly recommended. Grade C in GCSE Drama or BTEC equivalent or experience in performing in public or for exams.
A GCSE/BTEC drama grade is not essential for this course but you must be able to demonstrate significant experience in performing to be eligible (e.g. LAMDA)
1 1/2 hour written exam and presentation of a 20-30 minute extract of a play including 2,100 word coursework portfolio
Many students will go on to study Drama at university to eventually work in the theatre industry, teaching or drama therapy. Drama & Theatre Studies is an excellent complement to any course due to the variety of personal and communication skills developed.
How to apply
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